So, without further ado, here are five gigs that I would to attend/re-live:
1) Oasis at Glastonbury 1995 (actually, I was there, it was such an amazing set ans till one of the best live performances I have seen). I totally respect the Gallagher brothers musically/lyrically and honestly think they are going to be a band that the next generation will listen to, rather like our generation listen to the Stones/Beatles. (note am NOT comparing by the way before any of you purists get on my case!)
2) The Rolling Stones - any gig from the 60s. Their best songs in my opinion are from 1962-1968 so any gig during that time. Here's a video link to my favourite ever Stones song taken from the 1969 Altamo gig where Hells Angels were security!
3) Live Aid 1985 - This was truly the first global gig. It highlighted the plight of Africa and raised millions. I was 10 at the time and watched the whole thing on a marathon session with my whole family. Here is a clip of the late, great Freddie Mercury, a true showman.
4) Jonny Borrell Acoustic Set - June 2011 (this is my own personal video, I am a tad tipsy so the quality of my videoing leaves a lot to be desired!) However, it was an AMAZING day/night at the Polo with all of our lovely friends (and my MIL you can spot just in front on JB with her arms in the air ;-)
5) Robbie Williams - Elysee Montmartre, his most intimate gig yet. I saw him at what I think is the Roundhouse not long after he left Take That, about 500 people but when I google I can't find anything/ so think it was probably somewhere else and my memory is failing!!! (Fran, where was it??!!!) It was about 1997, I do know that, he was great and it felt very intimate.
Peace and Love
Love S.A.M xxxx