John the Revelator dropped from the setlist??

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John the Revelator dropped from the setlist??

#1 Post by litlgrnman » Thu Sep 27, 2012 7:43 am

Bummer. I really hoping to see/hear that...

Reminds me of when Lucky Charms was played at the beginning of the Euro tour in '07 then dropped after a few shows. Wanted that one badly too!

Hoping JtR makes a comeback before by Sunday.

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#2 Post by kyle am I » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:43 pm

litlgrnman wrote:Bummer. I really hoping to see/hear that...

Reminds me of when Lucky Charms was played at the beginning of the Euro tour in '07 then dropped after a few shows. Wanted that one badly too!

Hoping JtR makes a comeback before by Sunday.

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its not dropped i dont think. when beverly mclellen is unavailable, the band dosent play it. for my show, beverly wasnt present. but the still plkayed john the revalator with anbother voice finalist, vikki martinez, who was amazing (but almost spilled apple cider vinegar on steves pedalboard lol)

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Re: John the Revelator dropped from the setlist??

#3 Post by litlgrnman » Thu Sep 27, 2012 1:17 pm

kyle am I wrote:
litlgrnman wrote:Bummer. I really hoping to see/hear that...

Reminds me of when Lucky Charms was played at the beginning of the Euro tour in '07 then dropped after a few shows. Wanted that one badly too!

Hoping JtR makes a comeback before by Sunday.

:guitar
its not dropped i dont think. when beverly mclellen is unavailable, the band dosent play it. for my show, beverly wasnt present. but the still plkayed john the revalator with anbother voice finalist, vikki martinez, who was amazing (but almost spilled apple cider vinegar on steves pedalboard lol)
I hope this is the case!

Apple cider vinegar?? Were they making a pasta salad??

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#4 Post by bob mac » Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:56 am

Yup, Vikki sang it at my show in Albany N.Y. also.............

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#5 Post by kyle am I » Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:44 am

litlgrnman wrote:
kyle am I wrote:
litlgrnman wrote:Bummer. I really hoping to see/hear that...

Reminds me of when Lucky Charms was played at the beginning of the Euro tour in '07 then dropped after a few shows. Wanted that one badly too!

Hoping JtR makes a comeback before by Sunday.

:guitar
its not dropped i dont think. when beverly mclellen is unavailable, the band dosent play it. for my show, beverly wasnt present. but the still plkayed john the revalator with anbother voice finalist, vikki martinez, who was amazing (but almost spilled apple cider vinegar on steves pedalboard lol)
I hope this is the case!

Apple cider vinegar?? Were they making a pasta salad??
lol i want some Vai salad

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#6 Post by litlgrnman » Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:52 pm

The show was amazing last night but alas, no John the Revelator! Bummed me out but hopefully I'll get to catch it out in Cali!

I'll post some pics soon once i get them sorted.

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#7 Post by BlackNapkins » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:13 am

What I don't understand, is why John The Revelator is not part of the standard setlist when Beverly is part of the lineup. I read that at the BC show, Bev was present but no JTR. Aside from it being an incredible song by Steven and crew, stylistically it really rounds out his show, in a way that no other song in his repertoire can (ok, unless he breaks out Zombie Woof or Stevie's spanking).

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#8 Post by KurtSS » Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:25 am

They didn't play it in Vancouver Oct 5 though Beverly opened the show. Perhaps it's not working as well as he hoped. It's tied in tightly with Seven Seals which would be tough to pull off live without the choirs.

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#9 Post by molgolsonden » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:31 pm

Dave Weiner will be opening for Steve if Bev is unavailable...

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#10 Post by ocxcxd » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:11 am

Steve said, that for Beverly, the song is difficult to perform live, so they perform it comes at every 4th show. Since Beverly now isn't touring any more, they are not performing that piece.

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#11 Post by ishootgigs » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:07 am

Yeah, this wasn't played at Newcastle :(

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