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Alpharetta, GA 04/29

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Apr 29 2012
Alpharetta, GA
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

Scott Thurston is like musical glue.

Whether it's his acoustic guitar strumming on "Yer So Bad" or "Runnin' Down A Dream," his intertwining electric guitar on "I Should Have Known It" with Mike Campbell, or his high harmony vocals on songs like "I Won't Back Down" and "Here Comes My Girl," the Heartbreakers' multi-instrumentalist on stage left does it all, always tastefully providing whatever is needed to best serve the song.

Sunday night's show in Alpharetta was just another example of Scott's integral role in this band, beginning with his vocals on the band's cover of the Traveling Wilburys' "Handle with Care." Filling the shoes of the late great Roy Orbison is a monumental undertaking in and of itself, but Scott nails the Texas troubadour's part in the Wilburys' classic night in and night out, always eliciting a wide smile from Tom and the rest of the band. On "Takin' My Time," Scott's harmonica playing provides a crucial foil to Tom's slow growl and the dirge-like blues played by the rest of the band. On Bo Diddley's "I'm A Man," his harp takes center stage, sparing with Mike Campbell's lead riffs before the song explodes like a church tent revival.

Florida, we're almost home! Come out and see us in Estero and Orlando this week!

SET LIST
Listen to Her Heart
You Wreck Me
I Won't Back Down
Here Comes My Girl
Handle with Care
Takin' My Time
I'm A Man
Something Big
Cabin Down Below
Free Fallin'
Spike
Travelin' Light
To Find A Friend
Learning to Fly
Yer So Bad
I Shoulda Known It
Good Enough
Refugee
Runnin' Down A Dream

ENCORE:
Mary Jane
American Girl
 

General
2012-04-29T00:00:00-07:00
GA
Alpharetta
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Country: 
US
venue_loc_latitude: 
34.075376
venue_loc_longitude: 
-84.29409
Tour Tracks: 
I Should Have Known It
Takin’ My Time
Good Enough
American Girl
Listen to Her Heart
I Won't Back Down
Mary Jane's Last Dance
Runnin' Down A Dream

Comments

janemarie3's picture

Hey Tom, So psyched your going on tour! Say you several times at the O'Connell Center in G'ville in the 1980's..one time with Stevie Nicks. Always a great show. Looking forward to it once again.... janemarie3 Matthews, NC
jordan14's picture

Cannot wait!!!!!
Anonymous's picture

Saw TP&HB back some 4 years ago at Encore and the place was rockin'. The end of March we can hope for less heat to boogy on to the muic of American's original R 'n' R band!
tdog1955's picture

Thanx Tom for many wonderful shows at ATL…

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