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« Reply #340 on: March 19, 2017, 11:18:26 AM »

So who got up to hear this this morning? :-)

Any set list? How long did he get?
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« Reply #341 on: March 20, 2017, 11:50:20 PM »

I heard from one intrepid insomniac...  but I tuned in this evening.

Ralph sang six songs in two sets (or at least that was how it was broadcast):

Mr Connaughton
The Ghost of Robert Johnson
Streets of London (with many joining in and rapturous applause)

GPO
From Clare to Here
Around the Wild Cape Horn (with explanation of 'Peking' and her imminent return to Hamburg)

The rest of the show was - naturally - trad. Irish, and a good craic was had by all.
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« Reply #342 on: April 22, 2017, 08:55:45 PM »

Ralph headlined the free St. George's day festival in Trafalgar Square this afternoon. He played for an enjoyable 50 minutes of course finishing with 'Streets' but I still have 'England' and 'London Apprentice' buzzing in my head, Wild Cape Horn and Ghost of Robert Johnson, Peppers and Tomatoes, First and Last Man and Hiring Fair were fabulous.


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« Reply #343 on: April 23, 2017, 01:32:09 PM »

Thanks for the set list for Ralph (Horatio) McTell.  TStreets of London has been posted on youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fqc94F2yc_4

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« Reply #344 on: October 22, 2017, 06:02:13 PM »

Ralph Mctell setlist 21/10/2017

City Halls, Glasgow, 20:00 – 22:45

Support – 3 acts : Robin Adams, Dale McDonald, Avocet

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« Reply #345 on: October 23, 2017, 01:40:30 PM »

No signing session/Meet & Greet after that then?!!
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« Reply #346 on: October 27, 2017, 06:26:27 PM »

From FB re Palladium gig: ‘info from my ticket supplier reallyusefull theatres,is that the doors open at 6.30,the competition winner is on at 7.30 and Ralph at 8.00.’
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« Reply #347 on: October 27, 2017, 06:30:56 PM »


From FB re Palladium gig: ‘info from my ticket supplier reallyusefull theatres,is that the doors open at 6.30,the competition winner is on at 7.30 and Ralph at 8.00.’


Interesting,...my ticket just says 8.00pm start.
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« Reply #348 on: October 27, 2017, 10:28:06 PM »

I have tickets from really useful and from SEE tickets for the same seats (only paid once) and both say 20:00 so i guess its 7.00 for beverages.
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« Reply #349 on: October 27, 2017, 10:31:48 PM »

Just for info: FAIRPORT at Nells JazzClub, North End Crescent. on Sunday. Makes the weekend worthwhile.  A guest appearance might be nice.
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« Reply #350 on: October 28, 2017, 08:01:24 AM »

Ralph's idea over young support acts came after tickets went on sale, and at least Raplh will be on as scheduled on the tickets when it was sold (there was no support).

In the circumstances this is the best solution. Gig will finish at original time so no transport issues late of a Saturday night. Those arriving early (don't we all?) get a bonus.

I think the info John posted is likely correct.

fyi, the Bakerloo Line is shut all weekend over its full length - the only underground lines servicing Oxford Circus tube station are the Central Line & Victoria Line. Don't get caught out!
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« Reply #351 on: September 07, 2018, 11:55:15 PM »

Thanks to Ralph fan Denis Piggott for the recording of Ralph singing 'Blues Run the Game' with Al Stewart at Cropredy. (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
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