In A Rock Hall:
Ten Years After unloaded an unbridled cascade of supernatural
brilliance upon a deserving audience of willing participants. This
manifestation occurred somewhere during their first song, when the
intangible became tangible and the spirit of
everything that’s good about rock n´ roll became visibly
apparent to all in attendance.
music it ain’t – the
populace do act spellbound - band and audience unite in a supernatural
unearthly divine cascades over the entire congregation as light emits
from every direction, focused upon the four “Disciples of
Rock” set upon the stage before us.
thunderous applause of praise descends upon the musicians, causing
them to voluntarily perform extraordinary feats of talent, with energy
unknown to mere mortals. It’s been said by Leo Lyons in years past,
that they “play for free” and get “paid to travel” – tonight
the money’s all been laid down and they will collectively and
individually walk upon the water.
no fog machine tonight, everything is ultimately, intimately and
a lengthy sixteen song
set by the opening act “Blue Soul”, doing their versions of
“Addicted To Love” “Superstition”,
“Tight Rope” and “Sharp Dressed Man” the audience is
anxiously awaiting this
evenings main event.
from their tour bus, into yet another hotel and right onto yet another
the minstrels of kick ass
hard driving rock and blues – TEN YEARS AFTER.
played a full two hours, they left the stage drenched and exhausted
performance was near flawless and they all played with passion, fun
the show, backstage Joe
was hitting new heights with his quick wit and comments, this time
directed at me. All in good fun but also with a grain of
truth in his suggestion that touched upon a different
perspective. Joe said “here’s a new angle for ya Dave, do a review
of the fans of Ten Years After instead of the band”, and he’s
you the fans / friends are the stars of this review – and the review
is all in Brigitte’s Fantastic Photography – Photos of the event
just as we experienced it.