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Alan Burns

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Dylan in Manchester
« on: October 28, 2015, 09:06:24 AM »
Just been to see my childhood hero performing at the Apollo in Manchester.  It is thirty years since I have been to a Bob Dylan concert, and I was not expecting a great performance from the 74 year old Dylan, but wanted to see the legend one more time.

He gave a truly magical performance, earning a standing ovation after his second encore.  Brilliant!
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Re: Dylan in Manchester
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2015, 12:10:21 PM »
Hi Alan

I too am a Dylan fan

Read a review of this concert in The Times which expressed surprise at the material performd little of the Dylan classics it said but a lot of show and pop tunes, it said.

You sound happy with the experience but what did you think of the material?

John
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Alan Burns

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Re: Dylan in Manchester
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2015, 11:01:53 PM »
Hi Alan

I too am a Dylan fan

Read a review of this concert in The Times which expressed surprise at the material performd little of the Dylan classics it said but a lot of show and pop tunes, it said.

You sound happy with the experience but what did you think of the material?

John
I would have liked to hear more from his extensive repertoir, but he gave a very good performance.  He had a great backing band and his interpretation of some Sinatra type songs came across with an unexpected quality.
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