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Performance snapshots that stay with you

Will Fly 15 Jun 11 - 01:57 PM
katlaughing 15 Jun 11 - 02:29 PM
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Subject: Performance snapshots that stay with you
From: Will Fly
Date: 15 Jun 11 - 01:57 PM

I was reminiscing on the "Yorkshire folk clubs 60's and 70's" thread just now about seeing Stefan Sobell at the Leeds University Folk Club in the mid '60s.

Even though it was over 45 years ago, I can still vividly see the bar at Leeds Uni, remember where I was sitting, and can still see Stefan standing up singing and playing "The Golden Vanity".

Other moments which, as Wordsworth wrote, "flash upon that inward eye which is the bliss of solitude" include: the Reverend Gary Davis on stage at Manchester Free Trades Hall in 1965; Carthy & Swarbrick at Lancaster University Folk Club around 1966 (the time of the "Rags, Reels & Airs album) - Sward with ciggie dangling from his lips throughout the evening; Ian Dury & The Blockheads at the old Top Rank Suite in Brighton about 1978; Dave Edmunds and his band at the same venue around the same time... and many others.

All as vivid and clear as if it were yesterday.

Mind you, I'm not sure what happened yesterday!

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Subject: RE: Performance snapshots that stay with you
From: katlaughing
Date: 15 Jun 11 - 02:29 PM

Mind you, I'm not sure what happened yesterday!

Don't tell the grandkid that!**bg**

Most memorable, for me, was watching my brother play his own compositions on a superb grand piano at the Music Mansion in Providence, RI in 1987 whilst I turned pages for him. It was an all-Hudson concert with great attendance and something we had worked very hard to produce. The culmination of many years of hard work. Fortunately we have a video of it so I can still enjoy that sense of joy and pride. It was pre-digital age, though, so now I'm adding another live concert digital recording to my HD, using audacity, so we can put them up on soundclick, etc. IF I only knew audacity/editing better! Argghhh!

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