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September 9 2002 at 4:49 PM
Bev 
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I just got back home from Memphis, and wow, what a concert! Neil and the band put on a terrific show. Everyone seemed very pumped and into the show, and I thought the sound was even better than normal. Neil was in great voice, and I can't say enough about how engergetic Julia and Linda were. I don't know how they all do it. Neil had some nice things to say about Memphis. He talked about recording "Sweet Caroline," "Holly Holy" and "Brother Love" there. The whole show was wonderful, but for me, the highlight was "Holly Holy." It seemed like it was on a whole different level. I don't think I have ever heard it done any better. Hearing Neil sing "Boat That I Row" was another highlight because this is the first time I've heard him do it in concert. It's a really neat version with lots of animation from the string section and Tom and a short solo from the horn section. Neil played the guitar for four songs--"Sol. Man," "Boat That I Row," "Cherry Cherry" and "Red Red Wine." I'll post the song list for those interested in what is included on this leg of the tour.

America
Mission of Love
Hello Again
Love on the Rocks
Solitary Man
Boat That I Row
Cherry Cherry
Red Red Wine
I'm a Believer
Play Me
Sept. Morn
Soolaimon
If You Know What I Mean
Beautiful Noise
Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon
I Haven't Played This Song in Years
You Are the Best Part of Me
Forever in Blue Jeans
Band Intros/Starflight
Captain Sunshine
Holly Holy
Sweet Caroline
Flowers
Yes I Will/Lady Magdelene
Shilo
He Ain't Heavy
I Am...I Said
Cracklin' Rosie
Brother Love

 
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  1. Sounds like you had a great time. I'm happy for you all - Midnight Dream on Sep 9, 2002, 5:37 PM
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  3. Thank you soooooo much, Bev! - Joanne on Sep 9, 2002, 5:42 PM
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  5. Thanks for the great review!! - Rosie on Sep 9, 2002, 7:36 PM
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  7. I'm Home Too..... - Eydie on Sep 9, 2002, 7:57 PM
    1. Did you say "Hi" to Neil for me? - Karen on Sep 9, 2002, 10:00 PM
     
  8. Thanks Neil! - NDchick on Sep 9, 2002, 8:22 PM
    1. Something I Noticed About IAIS.... - Eydie on Sep 9, 2002, 8:59 PM
      1. Yes, "standing" is definitely a connection - Nan on Sep 9, 2002, 9:16 PM
      2. This may be more of a logical answer and not really what you - Linnie on Sep 9, 2002, 9:28 PM
      3. No laughing now... - Ginny G. on Sep 9, 2002, 11:06 PM
        1. Gestures - Linda Pollard on Sep 10, 2002, 4:30 AM
          1. Thanks for backing me up, Linda! - Ginny G. on Sep 10, 2002, 10:59 AM
            1. Ginny, all I can say is WOW! - Joanne on Sep 10, 2002, 11:45 AM
              1. Joanne, about the guitar - Flame on Sep 10, 2002, 12:08 PM
                1. I shouldn't post this while I'm at work..... - Joanne on Sep 10, 2002, 1:31 PM
                  1. Joanne, you forgot to mention - Flame on Sep 10, 2002, 4:38 PM
              2. Well, I don't think Neil's in love with a chair or anything! ; ) - Ginny G. on Sep 10, 2002, 12:31 PM
            2. Interpret This! - Eydie on Sep 10, 2002, 4:08 PM
              1. Methinks that Neil should be more careful... - Ginny G. on Sep 10, 2002, 4:27 PM
                1. WOW, Eydie you're good! - Joanne on Sep 10, 2002, 5:01 PM
     
  9. Thanks! That Holly Holy comment is a common theme. I hope he - nikki on Sep 9, 2002, 10:08 PM
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  11. I'm so glad - Diamond Barb on Sep 9, 2002, 10:56 PM
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  13. I sure was hoping he'd add Midnight Dream this time around. - free on Sep 10, 2002, 2:33 AM
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