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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 5]

[…continued from last post] This fourth Simple Minds concert was quite a different proposition from my perspective. I boarded the bus in 1981, when the third single from “Sons + Fascination” hit the streets. From the emergence of “New Gold … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 4]

[…continued from last post] I was impressed that the concert was entering the third act and only then did the band dip into their top selling “Once Upon A Time” album for the first time! That was actually impressive to … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The familiar bass rondo that heralded “The Hunter + The Hunted” brought forth a shot of recognition from the crowd. This was one of the best deep cuts on “New Gold Dream [81, 82, 83, 84]” … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 2]

[continued from last post] When I had last seen Simple Minds, in 2013, they pulled a rabbit out of their hat by starting the show with “Broken Glass Park,” a vibrant new song I didn’t expect. This time they were … Continue reading

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Simple Minds @ The Tabernacle – Atlanta 10-8-18 [part 1]

So I have already discussed the pain and degradation of buying the tickets for this Simple Minds show earlier. I was no fan of the fact that if I wanted a block of five tickets for Simple Minds in Atlanta … Continue reading

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The Dickies + The Queers @ The Grey Eagle, Asheville 6-6-18 [part 1]

I go back a looooong way with The Dickies. It was 1979 when my new friend chasinvictoria was soaking up the various New Wave Samplers that labels were issuing to general neglect from the unwashed masses. Among the music geeks … Continue reading

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Graham Parker @ City Winery Atlanta 5-13-18

Less than a month ago, I stumbled onto the latest Graham Parker tour dates and my wife acted immediately and got us a pair of tickets for the Atlanta show last Sunday. We had almost given up the hope of … Continue reading

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