04/20/02 - 09:34:30
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As my earlier post revealed, I was a little disappointed with the short setlist at the BBK early show. The disappointment was compounded by the lack of any "dust offs" of songs not played so frequently.|
I am tiring of STL, Rabbit, Wooden Ships, and the obligatory Volunteers.
Windows of Heaven is a great collection, and the bands most recent studio release....yet nary a song made the set list.
Nothing like "Across the Boards, Harp tree lament, BATE, or LJS/Bark era stuff" .... I could go on and on. I shudder when I think of Paul, Diana and Chris doing "Darkly Smiing" up in Piermont not so long ago. What a comedown the BBK set was.
Paul. Please don't turn JS into an "oldies" act. We know the band has a wider, and interesting repetoir. More importantly, we know that there is newer music and it is great.
Most of the faces I saw at BBKs were the same faces I see at all the shows. So, either try to widen the fan base with new music, or cater to the "tie-dyed in the wool" fans with more esoteric stuff, but last night left me wondering if Jay and the Americans were coming out next.
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