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Not As Great Balls of Fire

The 25th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Anniversary Concerts – Night 2

Madison Square Garden
Rocktober 30th

after Thursday’s all-time time-edness we knew there was no possible way that Friday’s show, even with or w/o Clapton in the line-up, could ever match it. damns, we hate beings right, and the show being 2ish hours shorter than the previous one didn’t help splatters much. Jeff Beck is a fine guitarist and all, but they really shoulda gotzen someone else, someone nameier to take Clapton’s place since his balls were recovering from being gladdered

we won’t go on much more, cause we’re still beyond bewildered at the Black Eyed Poops’ guest participation in the proceedings. we hactually don’t believe in a Hall of Fame for music, especially if Donovan aint in it… yet, but to have Fergie and those other pooples share a stage with U2 and Mick Jagger is juss out flat insulting, especially to anyone who knows anything about good music

speaking of, forgot this story from night one, but now’s a better time than never to share it: during Stevie Wonder’s set, a mid-50ish woman turned to me and said, wouldn’t it be great if Adam Lambert came out and dueted with him? I said, is he that American Idol guy? she said yes and I said, no, not really

regardless, it was still a night to remember, with Ozzy bourne again + Patti & Bruce becauseing the night, but all in all it juss wasn’t as memorable as night one

Jerry Lee Lewis

‘Great Balls of Fire’

Aretha Franklin

‘Baby, I Love You’ (The Ronnettes)

‘Don’t Play That Song’ (Ben E King)

‘Make Them Hear You’ (from Ragtime)

‘Chain of Fools’
w/Annie Lennox

‘New York, New York’ (Liza Minnelli)

w/Lenny Kravitz


Jeff Beck

‘Drown In My Own Tears ‘ (Ray Charles)

‘People Get Ready’ (The Impressions/Curtis Mayfield)

‘Freeway Boogie’

‘Cause We’ve Ended as Lovers’

‘Let Me Love You Baby’ (Willie Dixon)
w/Buddy Guy

‘Big Block’

‘Rice Pudding’

‘Rough Boy’ (ZZ Top)
w/Billy Gibbons

‘Foxy Lady’ (Jimi Hendrix)
w/Billy Gibbons

‘A Day In The Life’ (The Beatles)


‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’


‘Turn the Page’ (Bob Seger)

‘Sweet Jane’ (Velvet Underground)
w/Lou Reed

‘White Light/White Heat’ (Velvet Underground)
w/Lou Reed

‘Iron Man’ (Black Sabbath)
w/Ozzy Osbourne

‘Paranoid’ (Black Sabbath)
w/Ozzy Osbourne

‘You Really Got Me’ (The Kinks)
w/Ray Davies

‘All Day and All of the Night’ (The Kinks)
w/Ray Davies

‘Stone Cold Crazy’ (Queen)

‘Enter Sandman’




‘Because The Night’ (Patti Smith)
w/Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith

‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’
w/Bruce Springsteen

‘Mysterious Ways’

‘Where is the Love?’ (Black Eyed Poops)/’One’
w/Black Eyed Poops

‘Gimme Shelter’ (The Rolling Stones)
w/Mick Jagger and Fergie

‘Stuck In a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of’
w/Mick Jagger

‘Beautiful Day’

mo pictures hear


Rocktobering Out With Our Cocktobering Out

The 25th Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Anniversary Concerts – Night 1

Madison Square Garden
Rocktober 29th

this once in a zillion lifetimes concert contained the criznazzyiest of criznazzy collaborations and a super-sized sizzling sing-a-long setlist that set everyone’s ears ablaze and heads into a daze (see belows, complied by Thighlandium’s favorite son, Mr Pibbums), so much so that a listing of the who and what does all the talking and the walking that anyone would ever need to say or walk about the greatestestetstesteteststest 5 hour and 40ish minute concert wees have ever beens to and evers will. great googly mooogly!!!

Jerry Lee Lewis

‘Whole Lotta Shakin’

Crosby, Stills & Nash


‘Marrakesh Express’

‘Almost Cut My Hair’

‘Love Has No Pride’ (Bonnie Raitt)
w/Bonnie Raitt

‘Midnight Rider’ (Allman Bros)
w/Bonnie Raitt

‘The Pretender’ (Jackson Browne)
w/Jackson Browne

‘Mexico’ (James Taylor)
w/James Taylor

‘Love The One You’re With’
w/James Taylor

‘Rock n’ Roll Woman’ (Buffalo Springfield)

‘Teach Your Children’
w/James Taylor, Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt

Paul Simon

‘Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes’

‘Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard’

‘You Can Call Me Al’

‘The Wanderer’ (Dion & the Belmonts)

‘Here Comes The Sun’ (The Beatles)
w/Graham Nash and David Crosby

‘Late In The Evening’

‘Two People In The World’ (The Imperials)
w/L’il Anthony & The Imperials

Simon & Garfunkel

‘Sound of Silence’

‘Mrs Robinson’

‘Not Fade Away’ (Buddy Holly)

‘The Boxer’

‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’


(this is udder BS, since they needed their own 5+ hour set)

Stevie Wonder

‘Blowin’ In The Wind’ (Bob Dylan)


‘I Was Made To Love You’

‘For Once In My Life’

‘Signed Sealed Delivered’

‘Boogie On Reggae Woman’

‘Tracks of My Tears’ (Smokey Robinson)
w/Smokey Robinson

‘Mercy Mercy Me’ (Marvin Gaye)
w/John Legend

‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ (Michael Jackson)
w/John Legend

‘The Thrill Is Gone’ (BB King)
w/BB King

‘Living for the City’

‘Higher Ground’

‘Roxanne’ (The Police)

w/Jeff Beck

Bruce Springsteen
& the E Street Band

‘Tenth Avenue Freeze Out’

‘Hold On I’m Coming’ (Sam & Dave)
w/Sam Moore

‘Soul Man’ (Sam & Dave)
w/Sam Moore

‘The Ghost of Tom Joad’
w/Tom Morello

‘Fortunate Son’ (CCR)
w/John Fogerty

‘Proud Mary’ (CCR)
w/John Fogerty

‘Pretty Woman’ (Roy Orbison)
w/John Fogerty


‘Fine Fine Boy’ (Darlene Love)
w/Darlene Love

‘Da Doo Ron Ron’ (The Crystals)
w/Darlene Love

‘London Calling’ (The Clash)
w/Tom Morello

w/Tom Morello

‘You May Be Right’ (Billy Joel)
w/Billy Joel

‘Only The Good Die Young’ (Billy Joel)
w/Billy Joel

‘New York State of Mind’ (Billy Joel)
w/Billy Joel

‘Born To Run’
w/Billy Joel

‘Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher’ (Jackie Wilson)
w/Billy Joel, John Fogerty, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Sam Moore and Darlene Love

my/our lord. we may never be able to fully comprehend that bestness that befell our be-eyes & be-ears be-last night. bi the gay, if you really want to know our thoughts on the show, czech our Twitter feed from last noche, and do the same tonight for Part 2 w/U2, Urethra, Metallica and Clapton’s replacement, Jeff Beck


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