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GAC
03-11-2007, 05:49 AM
Has anyone been watching this program being broadcast by PBS during their recent pledge drive. It's hosted by Petula Clark and has such 60's greats as Eric Burdon & the Animals, Gerry & the Pacemakers, the Zombies, Peter & Gordon, Moody Blues, and many, many more. Some really good music, but man do they all look very old. And it makes me also feel old.

http://www.petulaclark.net/britbeat.html

RedsBaron
03-11-2007, 06:20 AM
Some really good music, but man do they all look very old. And it makes me also feel old.

http://www.petulaclark.net/britbeat.html

I haven't seen the program, but my grandfather says he recalls the groups you mention and they were good.;)

redsmetz
03-11-2007, 09:54 AM
I haven't seen the program, but my grandfather says he recalls the groups you mention and they were good.;)

Methinks your grandpa was probably grooving to the likes of Bennie Goodman and company (who, BTW, I saw play at Riverfront Stadium in 1976 for the Bicentennial with Roberta Flack starting that day - I'd like to say he played first bass, but he played the clarinet :rockband:

Blimpie
03-11-2007, 10:58 AM
Talk about feeling old...

I once took a college roadtrip to Chastain Park near Atlanta just to see a Moody Blues concert. Didn't even have tickets when we got there--Ended up not only seeing the show, but we got to speak with Justin Hayward through a chain link fence.

redsmetz
03-11-2007, 04:24 PM
Talk about feeling old...

I once took a college roadtrip to Chastain Park near Atlanta just to see a Moody Blues concert. Didn't even have tickets when we got there--Ended up not only seeing the show, but we got to speak with Justin Hayward through a chain link fence.

I think I've shared here that my first concert was the Moody Blues at Cincinnati Gardens (Van Morrison was the opening act). Here's a photo some friend of mine took (although i can't remember who now)

http://www.webwriter.f2s.com/moody/tourbooks/images/19700925.jpg

pedro
03-11-2007, 04:41 PM
Talk about feeling old...

I once took a college roadtrip to Chastain Park near Atlanta just to see a Moody Blues concert. Didn't even have tickets when we got there--Ended up not only seeing the show, but we got to speak with Justin Hayward through a chain link fence.

perhaps the greatest venue in the world IMO.

westofyou
03-11-2007, 05:33 PM
perhaps the greatest venue in the world IMO.

It's nice, damn nice.. kinda wine and cheese crowd though. For best IMO, I like the Berkeley Greek Theater prior to the expansion, and Frost Amphitheater too.

Blimpie
03-11-2007, 07:14 PM
perhaps the greatest venue in the world IMO.It was certainly on my short list...

GAC
03-11-2007, 08:19 PM
They gave one of the best concerts I've ever seen back in '81 in Cincy after the release of Long Distance Voyager. Did a Lennon tribute. Their song "Veteran Cosmic Rocker" is about John.