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1980

January 10, 1980 (Thursday) - Rockpalast, Markthalle, Hamburg, Germany

For Shame of Doing Wrong, Strange Affair, Hard Luck Stories, Crying in the Rain, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Pavanne, Sunnyvista, Don't Let A Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Lonely Hearts, Sisters, Civilisation/Pipeline, Night Comes In, I'm A Dreamer, Borrowed Time, Bright Lights

E: No Particular Place to Go

(FM and TV broadcast, WDR)

??, 1980 - Essen, Germany

For Shame of Doing Wrong, Hard Luck Stories, Crying In The Rain, You're Gonna Need Somebody, ??, Pavanne, Civilisation, Pipeline, I Want To See the Bright Lights Tonight, No Particular Place To Be, Living on Borrowed Time


February 10, 1980 (Sunday) - Richard Digance Show, Capitol Radio, Euston UK


Lonely Hearts, Strange Affair, Sunnyvista, Crying In The Rain


(Richard and Linda with Simon Nicol - FM broadcast)


February 27, 1980 (Wednesday) - Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London UK


How Many Times Do You Have to Fall, Beat the Retreat, Modern Woman, Borrowed Time


(FM broadcast)


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Dave Mattacks (drums), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), Andy Brown (bass), John Kirkpatrick (accordion, concertina)


March 30, 1980 De Montfort Hall, Leicester, ENG

March 31, 1980 Bragwyn Hall, Swansea, WAL

April 2, 1980 Whitta Hall, Belfast, NI

April 3, 1980 National Stadium, Dublin, IRE

April 5, 1980 The Apollo, Glasgow, SCOT

April 6, 1980 Capital Theatre, Aberdeen, SCOT

April 8, 1980 Odeon, Edinburgh, SCOT

April 9, 1980 City Hall, Newcastle, ENG

April 10, 1980 Apollo, Manchester, ENG

April 12, 1980 City Hall, Sheffield, ENG

April 17, 1980 Royal Albert Hall, London, ENG

June 22, 1980 Capitol Radio, Euston, ENG (UK Radio "Richard Digance Show". Richard and Linda with Simon Nicol performing "Just the Motion", "How Many Times Do You Have To Fall", "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Modern Woman" & "Break My Mind")

June 22, 1980 Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, London, ENG


Modern Woman, Lonely Hearts, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Just the Motion, Living on Borrowed Time, Genesis Hall, Hard Luck Stories, Woman or A Man, Sisters, The Gas Almost Works, Wall of Death, The Wrong Heartbeat, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Break My Mind, High School Confidential


(Richard and Linda with Dave Mattacks, John Kirkpatrick, Andy Brown)


June 23, 1980 (Monday) - Black Horse Folk Club, Amberly, Surrey UK


Time to Ring Some Changes, Lonely Hearts, Woman or a Man, The Choice Wife, Pavanne, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Dark End of the Street, Modern Woman, Genesis Hall, The Train That Carried My Girl From Town, Just the Motion, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Dargai/Kerry Reel, The Great Valerio, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Break My Mind, Crying in the Rain, Blues in the Bottle


(Richard and Linda)


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Dave Mattacks (drums), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), John Kirkpatrick (accordion, concertina), Pete Zorn (bass), Sue Harris (oboe)


July 20, 1980 (Sunday) - South Yorkshire Folk Festival, Crucible Theatre, York UK


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Dave Mattacks (drums), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), John Kirkpatrick (accordion, concertina), Dave Pegg (bass), Sue Harris (oboe)


August 1, 1980 (Friday) - Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge UK


For Shame of Doing Wrong, How Many Times Do You Have to Fall, Jet Plane In A Rocking Chair, Walking on a Wire, The Wrong Heartbeat, Speechless Child, Wall of Death, Just the Motion, Back Street Slide


(partial set broadcast on BBC World Service)


August 2, 1980 (Saturday) - Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge UK


You're Gonna Need Somebody, Wall of Death, I'm a Dreamer, La Montarde, Modern Woman, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Living on Borrowed Time


(Modern Woman TV broadcast, BBC2)


August ??, 1980 - "Music From The Flags", Granada TV


Jet Plane In A Rocking Chair, Honky Tonk Blues, Just the Motion, The Choice Wife, Two Lonely Hearts, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Dimming of the Day


(TV broadcast, Granada TV)


August ??, 1980 - Liverpool UK


(FM broadcast)


August 30, 1980 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Spittalls Farm, Cropredy UK


Royal Seleccion No. 13, Walk Awhile, Dirty Linen, John Barleycorn, Rosie, Sloth, Lark in the Morning, Now Be Thankful, Hens March > Four Poster Bed, Eynsham Poacher, To Althea From Prison, Flowers of the Forest, Jams O'Donnell's Jigs, Sir Patrick Spens, Matty Groves > Orange Blossom Special, Journeyman's Grace, John Lee, Flatback Caper, Fiddlestix, Adieu Adieu, White Dress, Red Guitar, Nathaniel Gow's Lament for His Brother, Sir B. McKenzie, The Brilliancy Medley > Cherokee Shuffle, I Want You, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Diddy Wah Diddy, High School Confidential, Save the Last Dance for Me, Meet on the Ledge


(with Fairport Convention)


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), John Kirkpatrick (accordion, concertina), Sue Harris (hammer dulcimer, keyboards, oboe), Dave Mattacks (drume), Pete Zorn (bass)


November 4, 1980 Hexagon, Reading, ENG

November 9, 1980 Playhouse, Oxford, ENG

November 18-19, 1980 The Venue, London, ENG


November ??, 1980 - BBC Radio Oxford


You're Gonna Need Somebody, Lonely Hearts, Wrong Heartbeat, La Montarde, Just the Motion, Back Street Slide, Walking on a Wire, Living on Borrowed Time


November 22, 1980 (Saturday) - Radio Trent, UK


Modern Woman, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Living on Borrowed Time, Walking On A Wire, Shoot Out the Lights


(FM broadcast, November 27, 1980)


November 22, 1980 (Saturday) - Loughborough University, Loughborough, ENG

November 23, 1980 Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, ENG


Modern Woman, Sisters, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Lonely Hearts, Just the Motion, Back Street Slide, Lucky in Life, Don't Renege on Our Love, Walking on A Wire, Living on Borrowed Time


(FM broadcast, Radio Sheffield, January 1, 1981)


November 25, 1980 Leicester University, Leicester, ENG

November 28, 1980 Keswick Hall, Norwich, ENG

December 4, 1980 Queens Hall, Edinburgh, SCOT

December 7, 1980 Capitol Radio, Euston, ENG (UK Radio "Richard Digance Show". Richard and Linda Thompson performing "Lucky In Life", "Every Dog Has His Day", "Just The Motion", "Back Street Slide", "Walking On A Wire" & "Time to Ring Some Changes")

1981


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals)


January 6, 1981 (Tuesday) - "Jane Thackery and Songs" Show


Pavanne, Just the Motion


(TV broadcast, BBC2)


January 16, 1981 (Friday) - Newbury UK


(FM broadcast)


January ??, 1981 - Radio Session, BBC Radio Forth, Scotland


Just the Motion, Licky in Life, Dargai


(radio broadcast, BBC)


February 7, 1981 (Saturday) - Lesser Free Trade Hall, Manchester UK


1: Time to Ring Some Changes, Walking on a Wire, The Choice Wife, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Beat the Retreat, Lonely Hearts, Blues in the Bottle, Sloth, Lucky in Life, Just the Motion, Planxty Morgan Mawgan/Long Odds, Modern Woman, Trying to Get to You


2: Pavanne, Hard Luck Stories, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, You're Gonna Need Somebody, I'll Keep It With Mine, Back Street Slide, Sloth, For Shame of Doing Wrong


(FM broadcast, BBC)


March 9, 1981 (Monday) - BBC Radio


How Many Times, Break My Mind, Modern Woman, Lucky in Life


(FM broadcast)


March 20, 1981 (Friday) - Civic Hall, Guildford UK


(Richard and Linda)


April 5, 1981 (Sunday) - Folk On Two, BBC Radio Two


Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, I'm Turning Off a Memory, Back Street Slide, Dimming of the Day, Modern Woman (2 takes), Just the Motion


(FM broadcast, BBC2, December 21, 1981 and January 26, 1982)


April 12, 1981(?) (Sunday) - "Sunday Folk"


May 18, 1981 (Monday) - Playhouse, Leeds Polytechnic, Leeds UK


Time to Ring Some Changes, I'm Turning Off a Memory, Banish Misfortune, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Just the Motion, Honky Tonk Blues, Luck in Life, Withered and Died, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Choice Wife, Dimming of the Day, Modern Woman, Lonely Heats, Madame Soustane, Back Street Slide, Pavanne, Move it on Over, Dark End of the Street


*May 28, 1981 (Thursday) - Third Eye Centre, Glasgow UK


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), Dave Mattacks (drums), Pete Zorn (bass)


June 12, 1981 (Friday) - Cardiff UK


For Shame of Doing Wrong, Shoot Out the Lights, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Glencoe/Rockin Step/Bonny Banchory, Just the Motion, Modern Woman, Wrong Heartbeat, Night Comes In, Lonely Hearts, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Back Street Slide, Walking on a Wire, Borrowed Time, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel


July ??, 1981 - BBC TV, Manchester UK


Poor Will and the Jolly Hangman, Wall of Death, Sword Dance > Young Black Cow, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


(Fairport Convention "Full House" lineup)


August 9, 1981 (Sunday) - Ballisodore Folk Festival, Sligo UK


(The GP's - Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Ralph McTell (guitar, vocals), Dave Pegg (bass), Dave Mattacks (drums))


August 14, 1981 (Friday) - Broughton Castle Park, Banbury UK


You're Gonna Need Somebody, I Ain't Got No Honeybabe Now, Going Going Gone, Zimmerman Blues, Together Again, Pretty Boy Floyd, Come 'Round Here, Barnes Morris, I Fall to Pieces, Honky Tonk Blues, Take a Message to Mary, I Got a Letter, Don't Do It, Love Grows, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Saturday Rolling Around, Steel Guitar Rag, Cut Across Shorty


E: Great Balls of Fire


(The GP's - Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Ralph McTell (guitar, vocals), Dave Pegg (bass), Dave Mattacks (drums))


August 15, 1981 (Saturday) - Broughton Castle Park, Banbury UK


Royal Seleccion No. 13, Hexhamshire Lass, Adieu Adieu, Hens March > Four Poster Bed, Three Drunken Maidens, Brilliancy Medley > Cherokee Shuffle, Poor Ditching Boy, John Lee, Lady of Pleasure, Jams O'Donnell's Jigs, Eynsham Poacher, General Taylor, John Barleycorn, Angel Delight, Dirty Linen, Walk Awhile, The Bonny Bunch of Roses, Fiddlestix, Woman or a Man, Sir Patrick Spens, Rosie, Sir Charles Coote-Smith's Hornpipe, Both Sides Now, When Will I Be Loved, Poor Will and the Jolly Hangman, Wall of Death, Wishing > The Victor's Return > Gravel Path to Granny's, Mr. Lacey, Now Be Thankful, Sloth, Country Pie, Nathaniel Gow's Lament for His Brother > Rory of the Hills, Matty Groves, Sir B. McKenzie, White Dress, High School Confidential, Meet on the Ledge > Orange Blossom Special


(with Fairport Convention)


August 19, 1981 (Wednesday) - "A Little Light Music" TV Session


Night Comes In, I'm a Dreamer, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Shoot Out the Lights, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Dargai, Dimming of the Day, Night Comes In reprise


(TV broadcast, BBC1)


Richard Thompson band with John Kirkpatrick


September 5, 1981 (Saturday) - "Breakthrough", London UK


Banish Misfortune, Honky Tonk Blues, The Choice Wife, Borrowed Time


(FM broadcast, Radio London - Richard Thompson solo)


September 17, 1981 (Thursday) - "London Tonight", Capital Radio, London UK


Lonely Hearts, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, The Choice Wife


(Richard and Linda with Simon Nicol, FM broadcast, Capital Radio)


September 27, 1981 (Sunday) - Capitol Theatre, Horsham UK


You're Going to Need Somebody, Sugar Babe, Going Going Gone, Zimmerman Blues, Together Again, Pretty Boy Floyd, I'm the One You Need, Barnes Morris, I Fall to Pieces, Honky Tonk Blues, Take a Message to Mary, Penitentiary Bound, Don't Do It, Love Grows, I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Saturday Rolling Around, Steel Guitar Rag, Cut Across Shorty, Save the Last Dance for Me, Great Balls of Fire, Hang Up My Rock 'n' Roll Shoes, Lawdy Miss Clawdy, High School Confidential


(The GP's - Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Ralph McTell (guitar, vocals), Dave Pegg (bass), Dave Mattacks (drums))


October ??, 1981 - "Celebration", Granada TV, UK


Dirty Linen, Poor Will and the Jolly Hangman, Sir Charles Coote-Smiths, Wall of Death, Sword Dance/Young Black Crow, I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, Sloth


(Fairport Convention w/Richard & Linda)


(TV broadcast)


Richard Thompson with Simon Nicol


October 9, 1981 (Friday) - Guitar Festival, St. Edmunds Arts Centre, Salisbury UK


October 16, 1981 (Friday) - Anti-Apartheid Benefit Concert, Cardiff University, Cardiff UK


Richard Thompson solo


October 31, 1981 (Saturday) - Banwell Village Hall, Banwell UK


Time to Ring Some Changes, Banish Misfortune, Honky Tonk Blues, Man in Need, Glencoe, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Madame Sosthene, Irish tune, Back Street Slide, Move It on Over, The Choice Wife, Sloth, Borrowed Time, The Train That Carried My Girl From Town, Just the Motion, Lucky in Life, Poor Ditching Boy, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Break My Mind


November 2, 1981 (Monday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


(with Simon Nicol)


November 4, 1981 (Wednesday) - West End Centre, Aldershot UK


Richard Thompson with Dave Mattacks, Pete Zorn, John Kirkpatrick


November 24, 1981 (Tuesday) - Barbican Hall, London UK


A Man in Need, Shoot Out the Lights, unknown, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, unknown, Back Street Slide, Streets of Paradise, How Many Times Do You Have to Fall, Wall of Death, Poor Ditching Boy, Borrowed Time


Richard Thompson solo


November 27, 1981 (Friday) - Bracknell Arts Centre, Bracknell UK


November ??, 1981 - Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland


December 5, 1981 (Saturday) - McCabe's, Santa Monica CA


early show: Time to Ring Some Changes, Banish Misfortune, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Honky Tonk Blues, A Man in Need, Dargai, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Lucky in Life


late show: Move it on Over, Banish Misfortune, The Choice Wife, Two Lonely Hearts, The Poor Ditching Boy, Borrowed Time, Bright Lights


E: Sloth


December 8, 1981 (Tuesday) - Pacific Arts Center, Monterey CA


Time to Ring Some Changes, Banish Misfortune, Man in Need, Honky Tonk Blues, Lucky in Life, instrumental medley, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Back Street Slide, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, The Choice Wife, Just the Motion, Move It On Over, Dargai, Madame Sosthene, The Random Jig/instrumental, Genesis Hall, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Living on Borrowed Time, Dimming of the Day, Shepherd's March/Maggie Cameron


E: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


December 9, 1981 (Wednesday) - "Videowest", KQED Studios, San Francisco CA


(TV broadcast)


December 9, 1981 (Wednesday) - Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA


early show: Time to Ring Some Changes, Banish Misfortune, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Honky Tonk Blues, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Dargai, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Bonaparte's Retreat, Lonely Hearts, Move It On Over


late show: You're Gonna Need Somebody, The Choice Wife, Dimming of the Day, Break My Mind, How Many Times, Sloth, Rockin' in Rhythm, Woman or a Man, Poor Ditching Boy


1982


Richard and Linda Thompson


January ??, 1982 - "Nightride"


Withered and Died, A Man in Need


FM broadcast, BBC2)


Richard Thompson solo


January 5, 1982 (Tuesday) - WBAI Studios, New York NY


interview


(FM broadcast, April 1982)


January 7, 1982 (Thursday) - Bottom Line, New York NY


early show: Time to Ring Some Changes, unknown, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Honky Tonk Blues, Sloth, A Man in Need, Dargai, Hokey Pokey, Just the Motion, Lucky in Life, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Shepherds March/Maggie Cameron, Dimming of the Day, Move It On Over, Poor Ditching Boy, unknown, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Living on Borrowed Time, Rocking in Rhythm, Madame Soustaine, Lonely Hearts, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Genesis Hall, Hard Luck Stories


late show: Back Street Slide, A Heart Needs a Home, unknown, Beat the Retreat, A Man in Need, Pavanne, Woman or a Man, Strange Affair, Random Jig/Paddy on the Railroad, Dark End of the Street, How Many Times, It'll Be Me, Night Comes In, unknown, Break My Mind, Just the Motion, Time to Ring Some Changes, Walking on a Wire, Meet on the Ledge


January 8, 1982 (Friday) - Bottom Line, New York NY


Time to Ring Some Changes, Beat The Retreat, I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, Down Where The Drunkards Roll, Don't Let A Thief Steal Into Your Heart


(incomplete list)


Richard and Linda with Simon Nicol


January 26, 1982 (Tuesday) - "Folk on Two:, BBC Studios


Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Turning Off a Memory, Back Street Slide, Dimming of the Day, Modern Woman, Just the Motion


(FM broadcast, BBC2)


February 1, 1982 (Monday) - Stagfolk, Shackleford Folk Club


March ??, 1982 - ??, FL


Move It On Over, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Banish Misfortune, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Just the Motion, Foolish Woman, Honky Tonk Blues, Learning the Game, Farther Along, ??, Melodie au Crepuscule


(Richard Thopson with Niles Hokkanen and Eric Hokkanen)


(FM broadcast, WMNF)


Richard Thompson solo


April ??, 1982 - "Pebble Mill at One"


Don't Renege on Our Love


(FM broadcast, BBC1)

Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Linda Thompson (vocals), Dave Mattacks (drums), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), Pete Zorn (bass)

May 3, 1982 (Monday) - The Playhouse, Edinburgh UK

May 4, 1982 (Tuesday) - Capitol Theatre, Horsham UK

May 5, 1982 (Wednesday) - Old Dominion Theatre, London UK

Man In Need, Walking on a Wire, Two Lonely Hearts, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Borrowed Time, Dimming of the Day, Withered and Died, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Night Comes In, Don't Renege on Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Just the Motion, Back Street Slide, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy, Dargai, The Price of Love

(partial set FM broadcast, BBC1 "In Concert", May 23, 1982)

May 11, 1982 (Tuesday) - Ripley's Music Hall, Philadelphia PA

Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Borrowed Time, Dimming of the Day, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Night Comes In, Don't Renege On Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Pavanne, You're Gonna Need Somebody, I'll Keep it With Mine, Just the Motion, Back Street Slide

E1: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy

E2: Great Balls of Fire

May 12, 1982 (Wednesday) - WHFS-FM, Bethesda MD


interview


(FM broadcast)


May 12, 1982 (Wednesday) - Wax Museum, Washington DC


Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Borrowed Time, Dimming of the Day, For Shame of Doing Wrong, You're Going to Need Somebody, I'll Keep It With Mine, Don't Renege On Our Love, Just the Motion, Night Comes In, Back Street Slide, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


(part of show filmed for television)


May 13, 1982 (Thursday) - Aurora Theater, Baltimore MD


You're Gonna Need Somebody, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Shoot Out the Lights, I'll Keep It With Mine, Man in Need, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Walking on a Wire, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, Back Street Slide, Withered and Died, Don't Renege on Our Love, Just the Motion, For Shame of Doing Wrong


E1: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


E2: Dargai, High School Confidential


May 15, 1982 (Saturday) - Hotel Room, New York NY


The Choice Wife, Si Beg Si Mor/unknown, Move It On Over, Back Street Slide, Banish Misfortune


(Richard Thompson and Simon Nicol - FM broadcast, WBAI)


May 16, 1982 (Sunday) - The Chance, Poughkeepsie NY


Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, I'll Keep It With Mine, Gonna Need Somebody, Pavanne, Withered and Died, Man In Need, Walking on a Wire, Don't Renege on our Love, Did She Jump, Shoot Out the Lights, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


May 17, 1982 (Monday) - Bottom Line, New York NY


early show: Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, I'll Keep It With Mine, You're Going to Need Somebody, Pavanne, Withered and Died, Man in Need, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy, Dimming of the Day


late show: Dargai, A Man In Need,  I'm a Dreamer, Hard Luck Stories, Strange Affair, Lonely Hearts, You're Going to Need Somebody, Genesis Hall, Sloth, Don't Renege on Our Love, Just The Motion, Living On Borrowed Time


May 18, 1982 (Tuesday) - Bottom Line, New York NY


early show: Back Street Slide, Walking on a Wire, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, I'll Keep It With Mine, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Dimming of the Day, Withered and Died, Man in Need, Just the Motion, Don't Renege on Our Love, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Shoot Out the Lights, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


late show: Dargai, A Man In Need, I'm a Dreamer, Hard Luck Stories, Pavanne, Lonely Hearts, You're Going To Need Somebody, Genesis Hall, Sloth, Don't Renege on Our Love, Just the Motion, Living on Borrowed Time, High School Confidential


May 19, 1982 (Wednesday) - Paradise, Boston MA


Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Pavanne, You're Gonna Need Somebody, I'll Keep It With Mine, Don't Renege On Our Love, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Shoot Out the Lights, Sloth, For Shame of Doing Wrong


May 20, 1982 (Thursday) - Hunt's, Burlington VT


Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Gonna Need Somebody, Pavanne, I'll Keep It With Mine, Back Street Slide, I'm a Dreamer, Don't Renege on Our Love, Just the Motion, Shoot Out the Lights, Sloth


May ??, 1982 - Lupo's, Providence RI


(not verified)


May 23, 1982 (Sunday) - Desperadoes, Washington DC


early show:


late show:


*May 24, 1982 (Monday) - Lone Star Cafe, New York NY


early show: Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Two Lonely Hearts, New Fangled Flogging Reel > Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, I'll Keep It With Mine, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Shoot Out the Lights, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Don't Renege on Our Love, Just the Motion, For Shame of Doing Wrong


late show: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Hard Luck Stories, I'm a Dreamer, Genesis Hall, Back Street Slide, Pavanne, Sloth, Withered and Died, Living on Borrowed Time


E: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Great Balls of Fire


May 26, 1982 (Wednesday) - Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ONT, Canada


early show: Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, I'll Keep it With Mine, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Shoot Out the Lights, It's Just the Motion, For Shame of Doing Wrong


late show: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, I'm a Dreamer, Hard Luck Stories, Withered and Died, Don't Renege on Our Love, Pavanne, Sloth, Back Street Slide, Genesis Hall, Living on Borrowed Time


E: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


May 27, 1982 (Thursday) - Traxx, Detroit MI


(without Linda)


May 28, 1982 (Friday) - Tut's, Chicago IL


Hard Luck Stories, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, Sloth, You're Gonna Need Somebody, I'll Keep it with Mine, Back Street Slide, For Shame of Doing Wrong


(2 shows)


(FM broadcast, WXRT)


May 29, 1982 (Saturday) - Second Story, Bloomington IN


early show: Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, New Fangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, I'll Keep It With Mine, Happy Birthday Pete Zorn, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Just the Motion, Don't Renege on Our Love, For Shame of Doing Wrong


E: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


late show: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Genesis Hall, Wall of Death, I'm a Dreamer, Hard Luck Stories, Pavanne, Sloth, Back Street Slide


E: Withered and Died, High School Confidential


May 31, 1982 (Monday) - Parody Hall, Kansas City MO


Man in Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, I'll Keep It With Mine, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Shoot Out the Lights, I'm a Dreamer, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Don't Renege On Our Love, Withered and Died, Wall of Death, For Shame of Doing Wrong


E: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


June 1, 1982 (Tuesday) - Blue Note, Boulder CO


early show: Man in Need, Genesis Hall, Lonely Hearts, Newfangled Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Pavanne, I'm a Dreamer, Honky Tonk Blues, I'll Keep it With Mine, Shoot Out the Lights, Just the Motion, For Shame of Doing Wrong


late show: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Walking On a Wire, Hard Luck Stories, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Back Street Slide, Dimming of the Day, Sloth, Wall of Death, Withered and Died, Living on Borrowed Time


E: Danny Boy


June 2, 1982 (Wednesday) - The Roxy, Los Angeles CA


June 4, 1982 (Friday) - Catalyst, Santa Cruz CA


1: Man in Need, Down Where The Drunkards Roll, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Did She Jump Or Was She Pushed, You're Gonna Need Somebody, The Choice Wife, Sloth, Back Street Slide


2: Shoot Out the Lights, Don't Renege On Our Love, Just The Motion, Hard Luck Stories, Dargai, Wall Of Death, Danny Boy, Living on Borrowed Time


E: Great Balls of Fire


(without Linda)


June 6, 1982 (Sunday) - Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA


early show: A Man In Need, I'm A Dreamer, Lonely Hearts, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, I'll Keep It With Mine, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Shoot Out the Lights, Just The Motion, Don't Renege On Our Love, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, For Shame of Doing Wrong


E: Down Where The Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


late show: I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, Walking on a Wire, Hard Luck Stories, Wall of Death, Pavanne, Sloth, Back Street Slide, Withered and Died, Genesis Hall, Living on Borrowed Time


E: I'm a Dreamer, Great Balls of Fire


June ??, 1982 - KCRW, Santa Monica CA


Time to Ring Some Changes, Banish Misfortune, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Honky Tonk Blues, Living on Borrowed Time, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, The Choice Wife, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Dimming of the Day


(Richard Thompson solo)


(FM broadcast, KCRW)


July 3, 1982 (Saturday) - Essex Folk Festival, The Rocheway Centre, Rochford, Essex UK


Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Lonely Hearts, unknown, Honky Tonk Blues, Dimming of the Day, Time to Ring Some Changes, I'm Turning Off the Memory, Woman or a Man, unknown, Pavanne, Back Street Slide, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


July 18, 1982 (Sunday) - South Yorkshire Folk Festival, Crucible Theatre, York UK


Man In Need, Walking on a Wire, Lonely Hearts, Rockin' In Rhythm, Honky Tonk Blues, Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Dimming of the Day, I'll Keep it With Mine, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Shoot Out the Lights, Withered and Died, The Gas Almost Works, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Danny Boy


(last Richard and Linda show)


(FM broadcast, BBC Radio Sheffield)


August 14, 1982 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy, UK


Richard Thompson solo


August 20, 1982 (Friday) - McCabe's Guitar Shop, Santa Monica CA


(two shows)


August 21, 1982 (Saturday) - McCabe's Guitar Shop, Santa Monica CA


early show:


late show: Ain't She a Pretty One, Banish Misfortune, Move It On Over, How I Wanted To, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Woman or a Man, Just the Motion, Rockin' in Rhythm, Living on Borrowed Time, A Heart Needs a Home, Why Don't Women Like Me, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Pavanne


E: So You Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star, Oh Boy (with Roger McGuinn and T-Bone Burnett)


September ??, 1982 - Rhode Island School of Design Muserm, Providence RI


*September 15, 1982 (Wednesday) - Toad's Place, New Haven CT


Hokey Pokey, The Choice Wife, How I Wanted To, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Just the Motion, Why Don't Women Like Me, Rockin' in Rhythm, Two Lonely Hearts, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Dimming of the Day, Woman or a Man, Dargai, Lucky in Life, Nobody's Wedding, Back Street Slide, The Great Valerio, Move It On Over, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Genesis Hall, Love is Bad for Business


September 16, 1982 (Thursday) - Ripley's, Philadelphia PA


September 22, 1982 (Wednesday) - Hunt's, Burlington VT


early show: Wall of Death, Banish Misfortune, Just the Motion, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, How I Wanted To, Rockin' in Rhythm, Woman or a Man, A Heart Needs a Home, Lucky in Life, Poor Ditching Boy, Love is Bad for Business, Time to Ring Some Changes, Back Street Slide, The Great Valerio


E: Loch Lomond, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


late show: Don't Renege on Our Love, The Choice Wife, Strange Affair, Honky Tonk Blues, For Shame of Doing Wrong, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Never Again, Why Don't Women Like Me, Dargai, Hokey Pokey, A Man in Need, I Have a Wife of My Own, Madame Soustaine, Move It On Over, Small Town Romance, Streets of Paradise, Dimming of the Day, Genesis Hall, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


September 23, 1982 (Thursday) - Paradise, Boston MA


September 26, 1982 (Sunday) - Wax Museum, Washington DC


September 27, 1982 (Monday) - Lone Star Cafe, New York NY


Lark in the Morning, O'Carolan's Farewell to Music, Miss Moynahan > Hare's Foot > Sally Gardens, Dirty Linen, The Hens March > Four Poster Bed, Woman or a Man, Country Pie, Now Be Thankful, Wall of Death, Dead Skunk, The Brilliancy Medley > The Cherokee Shuffle, Tennessee Blues, Steel Guitar Rag, Poor Ditching Boy, instrumental, Meet On The Ledge


(2 shows)


(with Simon Nicol, Dave Swarbrick, Dave Pegg (bass), William Murray (drums), Geoff Muldaur)


September 29, 1982 (Wednesday) - Gerde's Folk City, New York NY


early show: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Instrumental, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Honky Tonk Blues, Withered and Died, Don't Renege, Woman or a Man, Poor Ditching Boy, Just the Motion, Instrumental, Madame Soustane, Small Town Romance, Wall of Death, Lonely Hearts, Time to Ring Some Changes, The Great Valerio, Back Street Slide, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Genesis Hall


late show: Hokey Pokey, Banish Misfortune, Strange Affair, You're Gonna Change, Don't Let a Thief, How I Wanted To, Rockin' in Rhythm, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Flowers of the Forest, Lucky in Life/Dirty Linen, Why Don't Women Like Me, Streets of Paradise, Never Again, A Man in Need, Pavanne, Move It On Over, Dimming of the Day


E1: Down Where the Drunkards Roll


E2: A Heart Needs a Home, Lock Lomond


(FM broadcast, WBAI)


September 30, 1982 (Thursday) - Gerde's Folk City, New York NY


soundcheck: Black Waterside, Traces of Our Love, John the Gun, Hard Luck Stories, Honky Tonk Blues


early show: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Shepherds March > Maggie Cameron, You're Gonna Change, How I wanted To, Don't Renege on Our Love, Strange Affair (w/Susha), Woman or a Man, How Many Times, Banish Misfortune, Nobody's Wedding, Just the Motion, Lucky in Life/Dirty Linen, Small Town Romance, Back Street Slide, The Great Valerio


E: Beat My Retreat, Move It On Over


late show: Hokey Pokey, The Choice Wife, Walking on a Wire, Strange Affair (w/Susha), Rockin' in Rhythm, A Heart Needs a Home, Why Don't Women Like Me, The Old Changing Way, Man in Need, Genesis Hall, Love is Bad for Business, Rainbow Over the Hill, Dargai, You're Gonna Need Somebody, Wrong Heartbeat, Never Again, Pavanne, For Shame of Doing Wrong


E1: When I Get to the Border, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


E2: Honky Tonk Blues


(FM broadcast, WBAI)


October ??, 1982 - Canadian TV


Back Street Slide, Just the Motion


October 1, 1982 (Friday) - Towne Crier, Hopewell Junction NY


early show: Time to Ring Some Changes, Banish Misfortune, Just the Motion, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, How I Wanted To, Woman or a Man, Rockin' in Rhythm, A Heart Needs a Home, Lonely Hearts, Lucky in Life, Back Street Slide


late show: Hokey Pokey, The Choice Wife, Walking on a Wire, Move It On Over, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Don't Renege on Our Love, Why Don't Woen Like Me, Dargai


October 4, 1982 (Monday) - Barrymore's, Ottawa, Canada


instrumental, Just the Motion, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Genesis Hall, Rockin' in Rhythm, Don't Renege On Our Love, Back Street Slide, Pavanne, Banish Misfortune, Walking on a Wire, Move It On Over, Nobody's Wedding, Man in Need, Madame Soustaine, unknown, Shoot Out the Lights, Hokey Pokey, Night Comes In, Great Balls of Fire


(FM broadcast?)


October ??, 1982 - Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg, Canada


October 11, 1982 (Monday) - Hollywood Nights, St. Louis MO


soundcheck: Just the Motion, Withered and Died, Don't Renege on Our Love, So Sad


early show: Wall of Death, Banish Misfortune, Just the Motion, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, How I Wanted To, Woman or a Man, Rockin' in Rhythm, Lucky in Life, Back Street Slide, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


late show: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, For Shame of Doing Wrong, The Inverness Gathering/Maggie Cameron, Move It On Over, Withered and Died, Don't Renege on Our Love, Genesis Hall, Streets of Paradise, Man in Need, Banish Misfortune, The Cuckoo's Nest > A Heart Needs a Home, Hokey Pokey


E: Love is Bad for Business, Dimming of the Day


October ??, 1982 - An Evening at the Improv, Canada (TV broadcast)

October 13, 1982 Second Story, Bloomington IN (2 sets)

October 14, 1982 Tut's, Chicago IL

October 19, 1982 Old Tyme Cafe, Leucidia CA

October 20, 1982 Keystone, Palo Alto CA

October 21, 1982 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco CA

October 24, 1982 The Keystone, Berkeley CA


1: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Glencoe/Scott Skinner's Rocking Step/Bonnie Banchory, For Shame of Doing Wrong, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, How I Wanted To, Woman or a Man, Rockin' in Rhythm, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Lucky in Life, Pavanne


2: When I Get to the Border, The Choice Wife, Just the Motion, Move It On Over, Walking on a Wire, Don't Renege on Our Love, Dimming of the Day, The Great Valerio


E: (with T-Bone Burnett) Be Careful of the Stones That You Throw, Pressure, Oh Boy


October 25, 1982 The Keystone, Palo Alto CA (show cancelled, impromptu show at home of a ticket holder)

November 6, 1982 Rackersberg Pub, Uppsala, SWE


You're Gonna Need Somebody, Banish Misfortune, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Lucky in Life, Woman or a Man, Rockin' in Rhythm, Lonely Hearts, Love is Bad for Business, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Move It On Over, It'll Be Me, Honky Tonk Blues




November 23, 1982 Rackis, Uppsala, SWE


1: You're Going to Need Somebody, Banish Misfortune, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Lucky in Life, Just the Motion, Woman or a Man, Rockin' in Rhythm, Lonely Hearts, Love is Bad for Business


2: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Shepherd's March/Maggie Cameron, Walking on a Wire, Move It On Over, Don't Renege on Our Love, A Heart Needs a Home, Wall of Death, Madame Sosthene, The Kid on the Mountain, The Choice Wife, When I Get to the Border, Sigh Beg Sigh Mor/Saturday Night, Time to Ring Some Changes, Dimming of the Day, Back Street Slide


E: Genesis Hall, It'll Be Me, Honky Tonk Blues


November 24, 1982 (Wednesday) - Club 7, Oslo, Norway


1983


January 6, 1983 (Thursday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


Walk Awhile, Dirty Linen, Hexhamshire Lass, Flatback Caper, Woman or a Man, Lark in the Morning, Wall of Death, Jigs and reels, Sir Sidney Smith's March, Matty Groves, Rosie, John Barleycorn, Sloth, High School Confidential


(Fairport Convention with Richard Thompson)


Richard Thompson with Pete Zorn, Dave Mattacks, Dave Pegg, Simon Nicol, John Kirkpatrick, Pete Thomas


January 15, 1983 (Saturday) - Fairfield Halls (or Star Hotel?), Croydon UK


January 16, 1983 (Sunday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


Man in Need, Wrong Heartbeat, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, How I Wanted To, Tear Stained Letter, Move It On Over, Saturday Rolling Around, Shoot Out the Lights, Both Ends Burning, Just the Motion, The Gas Almost Works, Don't Renege on Our Love, Woman or a Man, Devonside, Together Again, Wall of Death, Back Street Slide


E: Hoots Mon, Loch Lomond


January 31, 1983 (Monday) - Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon UK


March 10?, 1983 (Thursday) - WTRU, Houston TX


(FM broadcast - may be October 3)


March 15, 1983? (Tuesday) - Stockholm, Sweden


Man in Need, Broken Heart and a Twisted Memory, Honky Tonk Blues, How I Wanted To, Wall of Death, Don't Renege on Our Love, Tear Stained Letter, Dirty Linen, Just the Motion, Shoot Out the Lights


Richard Thompson solo


May 3, 1983 (Tuesday) - Towne Crier, Hopewell Junction NY


early show: Wall of Death, Both Ends Burning, The Choice Wife, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, How I Wanted To, Woman or a Man, Walking on a Wire, Island of Dreams, Back Street Slide, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, You're Gonna Change, Shepherd's March/Maggie Cameron, A Heart Needs a Home, Man in Need, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Honky Tonk Blues, unknown, Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness


late show: Why Don't Women Like Me, Time to Ring Some Changes, Nobody's Wedding, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll, The Great Valerio, Lonely Hearts, Island of Dreams, Don't Renege on Our Love, Strange Affair, Move It On Over, How Many Times, Hokey Pokey, Dimming of the Day, Tear Stained Letter, Genesis Hall


June 11, 1983 (Saturday) - "Saturday Live", BBC Radio, London UK


interview


(FM broadcast, BBC1)


July 8, 1983 (Friday) - Winnipeg Folk Festival, Assinibone Park, Winnipeg, Man., Canada


July 9, 1983 (Saturday) - Winnipeg Folk Festival, Assinibone Park, Winnipeg, Man., Canada


The Choice Wife, Move It On Over, Back Street Slide, Dimming of the Day


July 8-9, 1983 (Friday - Saturday) - Canadian Radio


Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness, Genesis Hall, Banish Misfortune


(recorded backstage at Winnipeg Folk Festival)


July 15 & 16, 1983 (Friday - Saturday) - Vancouver Folk Festival, Vancouver BC, Canada


July 21, 1983 (Thursday) - Moraga Hall, UCSC, Santa Cruz CA


1: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, ??, You're Gonna Change, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Just the Motion, Woman or a Man, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, ??, Don't Renege On Our Love, Hand of Kindness, Dimming of the Day


2: Wall of Death, Walking on a Wire, ??, Why Don't Women Like Me, Back Street Slide, Devonside, When I Get to the Border, How I Wanted To, Move It On Over, Man in Need, Tear Stained Letter, Withered and Died, Dargai, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


August 12, 1983 (Friday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


The Wrong Heartbeat, Both Ends Burning, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amarillo, Man in Need, Move It On Over, Saturday Rolling Around, Shoot Out the Lights, Just the Motion, Don't Renege On Our Love, Wall of Death, Hand of Kindness, Together Again, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Let's Talk About Us


(Richard Thompson, Pete Zorn, Dave Mattacks, Dave Pegg, Simon Nicol,  John Kirkpatrick, Pete Thomas)


August 13, 1983 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Adieu Adieu, Hens March > Four Poster Bed, John Barleycorn, Flowers of the Forest, Eynsham Poacher, Jack Orion, Widow of Westmoreland's Daughter, Poor Ditching Boy, Bottom of the Punch Bowl > East Nuke of Fyfe > Ye Mariners All, Royal Seleccion No. 13, Come All Ye, Reynardine, Crazy Man Michael, Farewell Farewell, Lark in the Morning, Genesis Hall, Learning the Game, Tam Lin, Who Knows Where the Time Goes, Walk Awhile, Dirty Linen, Sloth, Rosie, Sir B. McKenzie, Rising for the Moon, Percy's Song, Nadine, Million Dollar Bash, Matty Groves, Si Tu Dois Partir, Meet on the Ledge


(with Fairport Convention)


August 19, 1983 (Friday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


Come All Ye, Reynardine, Crazy Man Michael, Farewell Farewell, Lark in the Morning, Who Knows Where the Time Goes, Learning the Game, Tam Lin, Genesis Hall, Nadine, Rising for the Moon, Percy's Song, Million Dollar Bash, Meet on the Ledge, Si Tu Dois Partir


(with Fairport Convention)


Richard Thompson with Simon Nicol, Dave Pegg, Dave Mattacks


September 11, 1983 (Sunday) - Club 7, Oslo, Norway


September 15, 1983 (Thursday) - Kolinsborg, Stockholm, Sweden


A Man in Need, Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Honky Tonk Blues, How I Wanted To, Wall of Death, Don't Renege on Our Love, Tear Stained Letter, Dirty Linen, Just the Motion, Shoot Out the Lights


(FM broadcast)


September 17, 1983 (Saturday) - Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands


September 18, 1983 (Sunday) - Zentrum Zoo, Tubingen, West Germany


early show: A Man in Need, A Posoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Honky Tonk Blues, How I Wanted To, Wall of Death, Don't Renege on Our Love, Dirty Linen, She is Woman, Tear Stained Letter, Shoot Out the Lights


late show: Wrong Heartbeat, Together Again, Devonside, Back Street Slide, Just the Motion, Both Ends Burning, Let's Talk About Us, Borrowed Time, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


(FM broadcast)


September 19, 1983 (Monday) - The Arena, Munich, West Germany


early show: A Man in Need, A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Honky Tonk Blues, How I Wanted To, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter, Dirty Linen, Don't Renege on Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights


late show: Wrong Heartbeat, Together Again, Devonside, Both Ends Burning, Let's Talk About Us, Back Street Slide, Hand of Kindness, Living on Borrowed Time, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Danny Boy


September 24, 1983 (Saturday) - Van Vlaanderen Festival, Sint-Pietersabdij, Gent, Belgium


Back Street Slide, Just The Motion, Wall Of Death, Wrong Heartbeat, Devonside, Hand of Kindness


(incomplete list)


(TV & FM broadcast)


October 1, 1983 (Saturday) - Folk Festival, Old Town Square, Salem OR


(Richard Thompson solo)


Richard Thompson Big Band: Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Pat Donaldson (bass), Gerry Conway (drums), Simon Nicol (guitar, backing vocals), Pete Zorn (alto sax), Pete Thomas (tenor sax), Alan Dumm (accordion, piano)


October 1, 1983 (Saturday) - Salem Theatre, Salem OR


October 2, 1983 (Sunday) - Austin TX


October 3, 1983 (Monday) - Houston TX


October 3, 1983 (Monday) - WTRU Studios, Rice University, Houston TX


interview


(FM broadcast, WTRU)


October 4, 1983 (Tuesday) - Nick's Uptown, Dallas TX


October 5, 1983 (Wednesday) - Santa Fe NM


October 6, 1983 (Thursday) - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Davis CA


October 7, 1983 (Friday) - Wolfgang's, San Francisco CA


The Wrong Heartbeat, A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Shoot Out the Lights, Don't Renege On Our Love, Hand of Kindness, Wall of Death, Alberta, Devonside, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Two Left Feet, Back Street Slide


E: Hoots Mon, Danny Boy


October 8, 1983 (Saturday) - Los Angeles CA


October 10, 1983 (Monday) - Parody Hall, Kansas City MO


soundcheck: Walk Don't Run, I Can Help, Wall of Death, Man in Need


show: The Wrong Heartbeat, Both Ends Burning, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Don't Renege On Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness, Alberta, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet, Man in Need, Back Street Slide


E: Hoots Mon, Danny Boy


October 11, 1983 (Tuesday) - Madison WI


October 12, 1983 (Wednesday) - First Avenue, Minneapolis MN


The Wrong Heartbeat, Both Ends Burning, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch A La Mode De France, Don't Renege On Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Just The Motion, Hand Of Kindness, Hoots Mon, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Wall Of Death, Two Left Feet, Man In Need, Back Street Slide, Danny Boy


October 13, 1983 (Thursday) - Milwaukee WI


October 14, 1983 (Friday) - Tut's, Chicago IL


early show: Wrong Heartbeat, A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Devonside, Don't Renege on Our Love, Shoot Out The Lights, Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness, Alberta, Wall of Death, Pennsylvania 6-5000, A Man in Need, Back Street Slide, Two Left Feet, Danny Boy


late show: A Man in Need, Both Ends Burning, Tear Stained Letter, You Can't Sit Down, Devonside, Hoots Mon, Shoot Out The Lights, Night Comes In, Hand Of Kindness, Alberta, Wall of Death, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Two Left Feet


E: Let's Talk About Us, Great Balls of Fire


(both shows edited for FM broadcast, WXRT)


October 16, 1983 (Sunday) - Second Chance, Ann Arbor MI


Man In Need, Both Ends Burning, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Don't Renege on Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness, Alberta, Wall of Death, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Wrong Heartbeat, Two Left Feet, Back Street Slide


E1: Hoots Mon, Danny Boy


E2: Let's Talk About Us, Loch Lomond, Great Balls of Fire


October 18, 1983 (Tuesday) - Bloomington IN


October 19, 1983 (Wednesday) - Stache's, Columbus OH


early show: The Wrong Heartbeat, A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Don't Renege On Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Alberta, Wall of Death, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Two Left Feet, Back Street Slide


E: Danny Boy


late show: Man In Need, Both Ends Burning, End of a Holiday, Hoots Mon, Night Comes In, Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness, Happy Blues, Calvary Cross, Together Again, Devonside, Loch Lomond


E: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Let's Talk About Us


October 20, 1983 Buffalo NY

October 21, 1983 Larry's Hideaway, Toronto, ON

October 22, 1983 Barrymore's, Ottawa, ON

October 25, 1983 Tavern Inn, Montpelier VT

October 26, 1983 The Channel, Boston MA

October 28-29, 1983 Bottom Line, New York City, NY (2 shows each night)

October 30, 1983 Filly's Saloon, Philadelphia PA


early show: The Wrong Heartbeat, A Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Don't Renege On Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Alberta, Wall of Death, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Two Left Feet


E1: instrumental, Withered and Died, Loch Lomond


E2: Dimming of the Day


late show: Man in Need, Both Ends Burning, Don't Let a Thief, Hoots Mon, Just the Motion, Hand of Kindness, You Can't Sit Down, Together Again, Night Comes In, Back Street Slide, Danny Boy


E: The Gas Almost Works, Poor Ditching Boy, Loch Lomond


October 31, 1983 (Monday) - Bottom Line, New York NY


(2 shows)


November 1, 1983 (Tuesday) - WBAI-FM, New York NY


interview with Ed Haber


(FM broadcast, repeated December 15, 1984)


November 9, 1983 (Wednesday) - The Albany, Deptford, London UK


November 10, 1983 (Thursday) - The Venue, New Cross, London UK


Wrong Heartbeat, Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Amaryllis/Nonesuch, Don't Renege on Our Love, Shoot Out the Lights, Hand of Kindness, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Man in Need, Two Left Feet, Back Street Slide, Both Ends Burning, Danny Boy


(FM broadcast, BBC1 "In Concert")


November 11, 1983 (Friday) - Leicester University, Leicester UK


November 12, 1983 (Saturday) - Manchester University, Manchester UK


November 13, 1983 (Sunday) - Coatham Bowl, Redcar UK


November 14, 1983 (Monday) - Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal UK


November 15, 1983 (Tuesday) - Night Moves, Glasgow UK


The Wrong Heartbeat, Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, Night Comes In, A Man in Need, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet


(FM broadcast, Radio Clyde)


November 16, 1983 (Wednesday) - Fforde Green Hotel, Leeds UK


November 17, 1983 (Thursday) - Sheffield University, Sheffield UK


The Wrong Heartbeat, Both Ends Burning, Tear Stained Letter, Night Comes In, Alberta, Okie from Muskogee, Don't Renege On Our Love, Shoot Out The Lights, Hand of Kindness, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Road to the North, Man In Need, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet, Can't Sit Down, Great Balls of Fire


(FM broadcast)


November 18, 1983 (Friday) - Aston University, Birmingham UK


November 19, 1983 (Saturday) - University of East Anglia, Norwich UK


Richard Thompson solo


November 24, 1983 (Thursday) - Crest Hotel, Southsea UK


November 27, 1983 (Sunday) - Clare College, Cambridge UK


Richard Thompson, Simon Nicol, Pete Zorn, Pete Thomas, Dave Pegg, Dave Mattacks, Alan Dunn


December 10, 1983 (Saturday) - Rockpalast, Markthalle, Hamburg, West Germany


The Wrong Heartbeat, Poisoned Heart and a Twisted Memory, Tear Stained Letter, Night Comes In, Amaryllis/Nonesuch a la Mode de France, Shoot Out the Lights, Don't Renege On Our Love, Hand of Kindness, Alberta, Wall of Death, Pennsylvania 6-5000, How I Wanted To, A Man in Need, Two Left Feet, Back Street Slide, Both Ends Burning, Danny Boy, Hoots Mon, Great Balls of Fire, High School Confidential


(TV broadcast, WDR)


1984

January 26, 1984 Palais des Festivals Grand Auditorium, Cannes, FRA (Rockpalast at Midem '84, with Van Morrison)

January 28, 1984 (Saturday) - Ann Arbor Folk Festival, Ann Arbor MI


Wall of Death, Banish Misfortune, You're Gonna Change, Don't Let A Thief Steal Into Your Heart, How I Wanted To, Woman or a Man, Move It On Over, Dimming Of The Day


E: It'll Be Me


*February 21, 1984 (Tuesday) - Backstage Tavern, Seattle WA


early show:


late show: Shepherd's March / Maggie Cameron, Tear Stained Letter, How I Wanted To, Shoot Out the Lights, instrumental, Move It On Over, When the Spell is Broken, Genesis Hall, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Down Where the Drunkards Roll


(FM broadcast, KBCS, late show)


March 23, 1984 (Friday) - "Old Grey Whistle Test", BBC TV, London UK


(TV broadcast, BBC)


March 22, 1984 Civic Hall, Guildford, ENG (With Rory Gallagher, David Lindley & Juan Martin)

March 23, 1984 Guildhall, Cambridge, ENG (With Rory Gallagher, David Lindley & Juan Martin)

March 24, 1984 Dominion Theatre, London, ENG (With Rory Gallagher, David Lindley & Juan Martin)

Flight to Paradise, I Can't Be Satisfied, Santa Fe, You Done Me Wrong, Roll Me Over, instrumental, Mercury Blues, instrumental, You Be Warned, Reef A Song, instrumental, Baby Don't Appreciate It, instrumental, Shepherd's March/Maggie Cameron, Love in a Faithless Country, You're Gonna Change, Rockin' in Rhythm, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Dargai, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll, Ride On Red Ride On, Out on the Western Plain, Going Down to Eli's, Pistol Slapper Blues, Midnight, Early in the Mornin', Mississippi Sheiks, Too Much Alcohol, Gypsy Woman

April 7, 1984 The Bell, Banwell, ENG (2 sets)

April 8, 1984 Poynton Folk Club, Poynton, ENG

April 21, 1984 WBAI-FM, New York City, NY

Richard Thompson German Tour 1984 with Steve Morse and David Lindley

May 19, 1984 Killesberg Park, Stuttgart, W. GER

May 20, 1984 Circus Krone, Munich, W. GER

May 28, 1984 Philharmonic Hall, Berlin, GER

May 29, 1984 Kuppelsaal, Hanover, W. GER

June 30, 1984 McCabe's Guitar Shop, Santa Monica CA


Strange Combination, Having a Wonderful Time, Lodi, ??, When the Night Falls, Drivin' Wheel, Call It A Loan, I Can't Sit Down, instrumental, Crow on the Cradle, You Asshole You, Withered and Died, Two Left Feet, Love in a Faithless country, The Wrong Heartbeat, Shoot Out The Lights, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, All Through the Night, It's Late, Let's Talk About Us, Lawyers Guns and Money, Boom Boom Mancini, Ragged But Right, She Loves the Jerk, She Thinks I Still Care, The Way We Mend A Broken Heart, Why Don't You Love Me Like You Used To, Twist and Shout, Werewolves of London, So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star


(with T-Bone Burnett, Elvis Costello, Ry Cooder, Jackson Browne, Van Dyke Parks, David Lindley, Jennifer Warnes, Nicolette Larson, John Hiatt, Warren Zevon)


(Nancy Covey's Farewell)


August 10 & 11, 1984 (Friday - Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Cropredy UK


Richard Thompson solo


August 23, 1984 (Thursday) - Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, UK


August 24, 1984 (Friday) - Fringe Festival, Edinburgh, UK


*September 24, 1984 (Monday) - Half Moon, Putney, UK


Fire in the Engine Room, Wall of Death, How I Wanted To, Shine On Love, Tear Stained Letter, Ghosts in the Wind, Love in a Faithless Country, She Twists the Knife Again, Jennie My Love, You Don't Say, When the Spell is Broken, Shoot Out the Lights, I Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Walking Through a Wasted Land, Two Left Feet, Nearly in Love


E: Little Blue Number, You Can't Sit Down


October 6, 1984 (Saturday) - "Saturday Live", BBC Radio, London, UK


(FM broadcast, BBC)


November 28, 1984 (Wednesday) - Iron Horse, Northampton MA


early show: Wall of Death, Withered and Died, Inverness Gathering, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Walking on a Wire, Woman or a Man, Looking for You, Love in a Faithless Country, Two Left Feet, Shoot Out the Lights, Nearly in Love, fife tune, When the Spell is Broken, Move It On Over, Dimming of the Day, Genesis Hall, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


late show: Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, instrumental, Ghosts in the Wind, Tear Stained Letter, Poor Ditching Boy, Why Don't Women Like Me, Jennie, Pump It Up, She Twists the Knife Again, Just the Motion, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Devonside, Rockin' in Rhythm, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Hand of Kindness (beginning), Two Lonely Hearts, You're Gonna Change, The Great Valerio, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Beat My Retreat


November 30, 1984 (Friday) - The Ark, Ann Arbor MI


Wall of Death, Air for Morris Ogg, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Withered and Died, You're Gonna Change, Pump it Up, Jennie My Love, Love In a Faithless Country, Woman Or a Man, Twist and Shout > La Bamba, Shoot Out the Lights, Banish Misfortune, Ghosts in the Wind, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Tear Stained Letter, When the Spell is Broken


1985


Richard Thompson with John Kirkpatrick


February 8, 1985 (Friday) - Runnymede Hall, Benfleet UK


Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting/Flying Saucer Rock and Roll, Streets of Paradise, Dog's Gone Wild, Le Brandy, Withered and Died, The Old Miner, The Choice Wife, Putney Reach/Fulham Gasworks/Fulham by Gaslight, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Tear Stained Letter, The Oakham Poachers, Mind Your Own Business, The Siberian Stomp, She Twists the Knife Again, Black Against the Snow, Blaze Away, Madame Soustaine, Two Left Feet, Sing a Full Song, Rockin' in Rhythm, The Gas Almost Works, Sugar Bee


E: I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


February 9, 1985 (Saturday) - Talbot Green Community Centre, Llantrissant UK


The Streets of Paradise, Dog's Gone Wild, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting/Flying Saucer Rock and Roll, Withered and Died, Le Brandy, The Old Miner, The Gas Almost Works, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Tear Stained Letter, Mind Your Own Business, Black Against the Snow, unknown, She Twists the Knife Again, All the Fun of the Fair, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Two Left Feet


February 10, 1985 (Sunday) - Maltings, Farnham UK


February 11, 1985 (Monday) - Yesterdays Folk Club, Bristol UK


Streets Of Paradise, Dog's Gone Wild, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting/Flying Saucer Rock & Roll, Withered and Died, Le Brandy, The Old Miner, The Gas Almost Works, Tear Stained Letter, Amaryllis, Wall of Death, Black Against The Snow, Blaze Away, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Two Left Feet, Ghosts in The Wind, She Twists the Knife Again, Sugar Bee, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, What Do You Do In the Day


(with John Kirkpatrick and Simon Nicol)


February 12, 1985 (Tuesday) - County High School, Bishops Castle, Shropshire UK


February 13, 1985 (Wednesday) - Radio Humberside, Beverly UK


Le Brandy, Dog's Gone Wild, Withered and Died


(FM broadcast)


February 13, 1985 (Wednesday) - Memorial Hall, Lairgate, Beverley, Humberside UK


February 14, 1985 (Thursday) - King's Hall, Ilkley, Yorkshire UK


February 15, 1985 (Friday) - Rockingham Arms, Wentworth, South Yorkshire UK


Richard Thompson with Gerry Conway (drums), Ruari McFarlane (bass), Christine Collister (vocals), Clive Gregson (guitar, vocals)


March 9, 1985 (Saturday) - Tower Theater, Upper Darby PA


March 10, 1985 (Sunday) - Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence RI


She Twists the Knife Again, Fire in the Engine Room, Shoot Out the Lights, The Wrong Heartbeat, How I Wanted To, Nearly in Love, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, When the Spell in Broken, Little Blue Number, Summer Rain, Mind Your Own Business, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Love in a Faithless Country, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter


E: I Wouldn't Treat a Dog, Open Fire, Withered and Died


(might be Brown University?)


March 11, 1985 (Monday) - New Haven CT


March 12, 1985 (Tuesday) - 9:30 Club, Washington DC


early show: Twist And Shout, Fire In The Engine Room, She Twists The Knife Again, Shoot Out The Lights, You Don't Say > Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame Of Doing Wrong, John The Gun, Little Blue Number, Summer Rain, When The Spell Is Broken, Wall Of Death, Tear Stained Letter


E: I Wouldn't Treat A Dog, Skull And Crossbones


late show: Wrong Heartbeat, You Don't Say, Did She Jump, She Twists the Knife Again, How I Wanted To, Time to Ring Some Changes, Home is Where the Heart Is, Mind Your Own Business, Calvary Cross, I Still See Her Face, Love in a Faithless Country, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Nearly in Love, Fire in the Engine Room


E: Withered and Died, Open Fire


March 13, 1985 (Wednesday) - Bottom Line, New York NY


(2 shows)


March 14, 1985 (Thursday) - Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque NM


Fire in the Engine Room, She Twists the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Little Blue Number, When the Spell is Broken, Summer Rain, The Wrong Heartbeat, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Love in a Faithless Country


March 15, 1985 (Friday) - Wolfgang's, San Francisco CA


early show: Fire in the Engine Room, She Twists the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame of Doing Wrong, John the Gun, Little Blue Number, Summer Rain, When the Spell is Broken, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter


E1: Withered and Died, Skull and Crossbones


E2: Open Fire


late show: Wrong Heartbeat, You Don't Say, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, She Twists The Knife Again, How I Wanted To, Calvary Cross, Time to Ring Some Changes, Home Is Where The Heart Is, I Still See Her Face, Mind Your Own Business, Nearly In Love, Love In A Faithless Country, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Fire In The Engine Room


E1: Dimming of the Day, I Wouldn't Treat A Dog, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


E2: Great Balls of Fire


March 16, 1985 (Saturday) - The Palms Playhouse, Davis CA


early show: The Wrong Heartbeat, You Don't Say, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, She Twists the Knife Again, How I Wanted To, Nearly In Love, Home is Where the Heart Is, Mind Your Own Business, Time to Ring Some Changes, I Still See Her Face, Love in a Faithless Country, I Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Fire in the Engine Room


E1: Open Fire


E2: Withered and Died, Skull and Crossbones


late show: Fire in the Engine Room, She Twists the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame of Doing Wrong, John the Gun, Little Blue Number, Summer Rain, When the Spell is Broken, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter


E: Twist and Shout, I Saw Her Standing There, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Wall of Death


March 17, 1985 (Sunday) - Beverly Theater, Los Angeles CA


March 20, 1985 (Wednesday) - Blue Note, Boulder CO


early show:


late show: The Wrong Heartbeat, Time to Ring Some Changes, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Wall of Death, How I Wanted To, You Don't Say, Home is Where the Heart Is, Mind Your Own Business, I Still See Her Face, She Twists the Knife Again, Love in a Faithless Country, I Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Fire in the Engine Room


E: A Heart Needs a Home, Open Fire


March 21, 1985 (Thursday) - Mississippi Nights, St. Louis MO


Fire in the Engine Room, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Little Blue Number, Summer Rain, Wall of Death, Love in a Faithless Country, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Tear Stained Letter, Skull and Crossbones


March 23, 1985 (Saturday) - Parody Hall, Kansas City MO


March 24, 1985 (Sunday) - Headliners, Madison WI


March 25, 1985 (Monday) - First Avenue, Minneapolis MN


Fire In The Engine Room, Nearly In Love, Shoot Out The Lights, You Don't Say, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Home Is Where The Heart Is, Little Blue Number, She Twists The Knife Again, Summer Rain, Wall of Death, I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, Love in a Faithless Country, I Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Time to Ring Some Changes, Tear Stained Letter, Withered and Died, Skull and Crossbones


E: John the Gun, Open Fire


(March 27, 1985 (Wednesday) - Milwaukee WI?)


March 28, 1985 (Thursday) - Park West, Chicago IL


Fire In The Engine Room, Nearly In Love, Walking on a Wire, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Little Blue Number, When The Spell Is Broken, Summer Rain, I Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Shoot Out The Lights, She Twists The Knife Again, Love in a Faithless Country, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter


E1: Withered and Died, Skull and Crossbones


E2: How I Wanted To, I Wouldn't Treat a Dog, Open Fire


(FM broadcast (partial set), WXRT)


March 29, 1985 (Friday) - The Ark, Ann Arbor MI


early show: Fire In The Engine Room, Nearly In Love, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Hang On Sloopy > Twist and Shout, John the Gun, Little Blue Number, When the Spell is Broken, Summer Rain, She Twists the Knife Again, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter


E: Withered and Died, Skull and Crossbones


late show: Wrong Heartbeat, Walking on a Wire, She Twists the Knife Again, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, You Don't Say, Time to Ring Some Changes, Home is Where the Heart Is, Mind Your Own Business, I Still See Her Face, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Love in a Faithless Country, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Fire in the Engine Room


E1: A Heart Needs a Home, I Wouldn't Treat a Dog


E2: Move It, Open Fire


April 1, 1985 (Monday) - Jake's, Bloomington IN


(2 shows)


April 2, 1985 (Tuesday) - Memorial Hall, Cincinnati OH

When the Spell is Broken, Wrong Heartbeat, Fire in the Engine Room, How I Wanted To, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, Shoot Out the Lights, Little Blue Number, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Summer Rain, She Twists the Knife Again, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Love in a Faithless Country, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter

E1: Withered and Died, Skull & Crossbones

E2: Home Is Where the Heart Is, Move It



April 4, 1985 (Thursday) - Cleveland OH


April 5, 1985 (Friday) - Stache's, Columbus OH


(2 shows)


April 7, 1985 (Sunday) - Casablanca, Rochester NY


April 9, 1985 (Tuesday) - Tralfalmidor, Buffalo NY


April 10, 1985 (Wednesday) - Barrymore's, Ottawa, Canada


Fire In The Engine Room, She Twists The Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Wall of Death, Little Blue Number, When the Spell is Broken, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Wrong Heartbeat, Summer Rain, For Shame of Doing Wrong, I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, Nearly In Love, Love In A Faithless Country, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Tear Stained Letter, Skull and Crossbone, Withered and Died


(filmed for "Across a Crowded Room" video)


April 11, 1985 (Thursday) - Diamond Club, Toronto ONT, Canada


April 12, 1985 (Friday) - Club Soda, Montreal, Canada


April 13, 1985 (Saturday) - Berklee Performance Center, Boston MA


April 14, 1985 (Sunday) - Hunt's, Burlington VT


April 15, 1985 (Monday) - Iron Horse, Northampton MA


(two shows)


April 17, 1985 (Wednesday) - Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia PA


Fire in the Engine Room, Twist the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, How I Wanted To, Little Blue Number, When the Spell is Broken, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Wrong Heartbeat, Summer Rain, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Love in a Faithless Country, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Tear Stained Letter


E1: Withered and Died, Skull and Crossbones


E2: Calvary Cross, Open Fire


April 19, 1985 (Friday) - Capitol Theater, Passaic NJ


(with Al Kooper)


April 20, 1985 (Saturday) - Beacon Theatre, New York NY


Fire in the Engine Room, She Twists the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights, You Don't Say, Nearly In Love, Walking on a Wire, Little Blue Number, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, Wrong Heartbeat, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Love in a Faithless Country, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More


April 22, 1985 (Monday) - Kansas City MO


April 23, 1985 (Tuesday) - Maintenance Shop, Ames IA


April 25, 1985 (Thursday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


You Don't Say, She Twists the Knife Again, Warm Love Gone Cold, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Open Fire, I Wouldn't Treat a Dog, Skull and Crossbones


April 27, 1985 (Saturday) - The Dominion, London UK


April 27, 1985 (Saturday) - "Saturday Live", BBC Radio, London, UK


interview


(FM broadcast, BBC1)


April 28, 1985 (Sunday) - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone UK


May 7, 1985 (Tuesday) - "The Whistle Test"


She Twists the Knife Again


(Richard Thompson solo, TV broadcast)


May 7, 1985 (Tuesday) - University of East Anglia, Norwich UK


May 8, 1985 (Wednesday) - Beer Keller, Leeds UK


May 9, 1985 (Thursday) - Calais Palais, Edinburgh UK


May 10, 1985 (Friday) - Bassetlaw Centre, Worksop UK


May 11, 1985 (Saturday) - Southport Arts Centre, Southport UK


May 19, 1985 (Sunday) - Arena, Rotterdam, Netherlands


May 27, 1985 (Monday) - John Shaw Show, Radio Trent, Nottingham UK


When The Spell Is Broken, Ghosts in the Wind, Woman or a Man


(Richard Thompson solo, FM broadcast)


Richard Thompson solo


June 1, 1985 (Saturday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


June 11, 1985 (Tuesday) - "The Whistle Session"


Home is Where the Heart Is, Open Fire


(Clive Gregson with guest Richard Thompson, TV broadcast)


*July 1, 1985 (Monday) - Andy Kershaw Show, Strawberry Sound, Stockport, Manchester UK


You Don't Say, She Twists The Knife Again*, When the Spell is Broken*


(FM broadcast, BBC1, July 20, 1985, * August 3, 1985)


July 24, 1985 (Wednesday) - "Counterpoint", BBC


When the Spell is Broken, Banish Misfortune, Woman or a Man, Ghosts in the Wind, Mind Your Own Business, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart


(FM broadcast, BBC World Service)


July 25, 1985 (Thursday) - Old Time Cafe, Leucidia CA


July 26, 1985 (Friday) - Old Time Cafe, Leucidia CA


August 1, 1985 (Thursday) - Towne Crier, Hopewell Junction NY


Two Left Feet, When The Spell Is Broken, Mind Your Own Business, Jennie, She Twists the Knife Again, Air for Morris Ogg > Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, It'll Be Me, Withered and Died, Nearly in Love, Devonside, Wall of Death, Willie and the Hand Jive, Not Fade Away, Ghosts In The Wind, Valerie, Walking on a Wire, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Inverness Gathering/Maggie Cameron, When I Get to the Border, Don't Tell Secrets, Move It On Over, Shoot Out the Lights, Woman or a Man, A Man in Need, Time to Ring Some Changes, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away


E1: The Great Valerio


E2: How I Wanted To, Jennie


(FM broadcast, WBAI in different order)


August 2, 1985 (Friday) - McNeill Room, Troy NY


August 3, 1985 (Saturday) - Festival, Brunswick ME


August 3, 1985 (Saturday) - Andy Kershaw Show, BBC Radio


She Twists the Knife Again, You Don't Say, When the Spell is Broken


(FM broadcast, BBC1, recorded earlier)


August 4, 1985 (Sunday) - Iron Horse, Northampton MA


early show: Valerie, End of the Rainbow, Two Left Feet, She Twists the Knife Again, Jennie, Mind Your Own Business, unknown, Ghosts in the Wind, It'll Be Me, When the Spell is Broken, Wall of Death, Don't Tell Secrets, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Nearly in Love, Dimming of the Day, Shoot Out the Lights, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


late show: Little Blue Number, Withered and Died, unknown, Valerie, Pavanne, Great Balls of Fire, Jennie, Two Left Feet, She Twists the Knife Again, End of the Rainbow, unknown, Wall of Death, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Not Fade Away, When the Spell is Broken, Walking on a Wire, Nearly in Love, A Man in Need, Living With a Skull and Crossbones, Lonesome Whistle, I'm Ready Willing and Able


August 5, 1985 (Monday) - Village Coffeehouse, Lancaster PA


August 9, 1985 (Friday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Lark in the Morning/Walk Awhile/Sir Patrick Spens, Genesis Hall, Crazy Man Michael, Living With a Skull and Crossbones, Reynardine, My Feet are Set for Dancing, Now Be Thankful, Dirty Linen/Sloth/Flatback Caper, Flowers of the Forest, Wall of Death, Matty Groves, High Road to Linton/Orange Blossom Special, Sir B. McKenzie, High School Confidential


(with Fairport Convention)


August 10, 1985 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Royal Seleccion No. 13, Adieu Adieu, Poor Ditching Boy, Jams O'Donnell's Jigs, Close to the Wind, Ain't Got No Lover Now, John Barleycorn, Brilliancy Medley > Cherokee Shuffle, To Althea From Prison, Polly on the Shore, Hexhamshire Lass, The Beak / The Claw, I Was Only Nineteen, Bring 'Em Down, Fiddlestix, Try Harder, Tokyo, Raised on Robbery, Quiet Joys of Brotherhood, White Dress, Rising for the Moon, Solo, Iron Lion, Hens March > Four Poster Bed > Hens March, Shoot Out the Lights, The Big Duet (Jerry/Richard instrumental), Hanks for thee Memory, Candle in the Wind, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Rosie, Walk Awhile, Dirty Linen, Sloth, Matty Groves, Sir B. McKenzie, Who Knows Where the Time Goes, Meet on the Ledge


(with Fairport Convention)


August 19, 1985 (Monday) - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh UK


August 20, 1985 (Tuesday) - "Round Midnight", BBC Radio


When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie


(FM broadcast, BBC2)


Richard Thompson solo


September 2, 1985 (Monday) - Talbot Green Community Centre, Llantrissant UK


(with John Kirkpatrick)


October 1, 1985 (Tuesday) - Edmonton, Canada


October 2, 1985 (Wednesday) - Cotati Cabaret, Cotati CA


(2 shows)


October 4, 1985 (Friday) - Princeton NJ


October 7, 1985 (Monday) - Saba Club, Washington DC


early show: Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, Choice Wife, Mind Your Own Business, It'll Be Me, Jenny My Love, Twist the Knife Again,  Shoot Out the Lights, Instrumental, Valerie, Ghosts in the Wind, Woman or a Man, Don't Let a Thief, Genesis Hall, Little Blue Number


E: Move it on Over, Don't Renege on Our Love


late show: Walking on a Wire, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod, She Twists the Knife Again, Not Fade Away, Nearly in Love, Love in a Faithless Country, Honky Tonk Blues, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, When the Spell is Broken, Pump It Up, End of the Rainbow, Valerie, Two Left Feet, Jennie, How Many Times, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll, Dimming of the Day, Tear Stained Letter, The Great Valerio, Shoot Out the Lights


October 8 (or 6?), 1985 (Tuesday) - Moonshadow, Atlanta GA


1: Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, The Choice Wife, Mind Your Own Business, It'll Be Me, Jennie, She Twists the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights


2: instrumental, Valerie, Ghosts in the Wind, Woman or a Man, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, End of the Rainbow, Little Blue Number, Dimming of the Day


E1: Move It On Over, The Great Valerio


E2: Man in Need, Not Fade Away


October 12, 1985 (Saturday) - Bismarck Theatre, Chicago IL


Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, Mind Your Own Business, It'll Be Me, The Choice Wife, She Twists the Knife Again, Jennie, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Valerie, Shoot Out the Lights


E: Move It On Over


October 13, 1985 Madison, WI


October 14, 1985 Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, MN


October 17, 1985 Convocation Hall, Toronto, ON (supporting Randy Newman)

Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, Mind Your Own Business, The Choice Wife, It'll Be Me, Jennie, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, Valerie, Interview, Shoot Out the Lights, Move It on Over

October 18, 1985 Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA

October 21, 1985 Half Moon, Putney, ENG

November 2, 1985 (Saturday) - Yesterdays, Bristol UK


(2 shows - with John Kirkpatrick and Simon Nicol)


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Ruari McFarlane (bass), Gerry Conway (drums), Clive Gregson (guitar, backing vocals), Christine Collister (backing vocals)


November 11, 1985 (Monday) - Rock City, Nottingham UK


Fire In The Engine Room, When The Spell Is Broken, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, Mind Your Own Business, Summer Rain, Valerie, Shoot Out The Lights, Did She Jump or Was She Pushed, She Twists The Knife Again, Jennie, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Long Dead Love, I Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Love In A Faithless Country, Tear Stained Letter


E: John The Gun, Skull and Crossbones, Withered and Died, Open Fire


(FM broadcast, Radio Trent)


November 12, 1985 (Tuesday) - Fairfield Hall, Croydon UK


November 13, 1985 (Wednesday) - Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London UK


Fire in the Engine Room, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, Mind Your Own Business, Summer Rain, Valerie, Shoot Out the Lights, Jennie, She Twists the Knife Again, Long Dead Love, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Love in a Faithless Country, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter, John the Gun, unknown


November 14, 1985 (Thursday) - The International, Manchester UK


November 15, 1985 (Firday) - Town Hall, Masham UK


Fire in the Engine Room, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, Mind Your Own Business, Summer Rain, Valerie, Shoot Out the Lights, Jennie, She Twists the Knife Again, Long Dead Love, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Love in a Faithless Country, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter, End of the Rainbow, unknown, Home is Where the Heart Is, unknown


November 30, 1985 (Saturday) - Borough Hall, Greenwich UK


(with Fairport Convention)


Richard Thompson solo


December 19, 1985 (Thursday) - Empress of Russia, London UK


December 21, 1985 (Saturday) - Dovecot Arts Centre, Stockton UK


December 28, 1985 (Saturday) - Vancouver, Canada


December 29, 1985 (Sunday) - Kane Hall, University of Washington, Seattle WA


December 31, 1985 (Tuesday) - Beverly Theatre, Los Angeles CA


1986


January 9, 1986 (Thursday) - WNEW Studios, New York NY


interview, Richard Thompson and David Cousins


(FM broadcast, WNEW)


*April 25, 1986 (Friday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


You Don't Say, She Twists the Knife Again, Warm Love Gone Cold, Ain't Gonna Drag My Feet No More, Open Fire, I Wouldn't Treat a Dog, Skull and Crossbones


May 8, 1986 (Thursday) - Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, Australia


May 9, 1986 (Friday) - Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, Australia


May 10, 1986? (Saturday) - Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, Australia


May 12, 1986 (Monday) - Opera House, Sydney, Australia


Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, You're Gonna Change or I'm Gonna Leave, The Choice Wife, Valerie, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Woman or a Man, Inverness Gatherer, Maggie Cameron, She Twists the Knife Again, Shoot Out the Lights


May 15, 1986? (Thursday) - Concert Hall, Brisbane, Australia


May 17, 1986? (Saturday) - Barton Theatre, Adelaide, Australia


May 19, 1986 (Monday) - Concert Hall, Perth, Australia


May 25, 1986 (Sunday) - Candy Hall, Osaka, Japan


Baby Talk, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, The Choice Wife, Mind Your Own Business, Valerie, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, She Twists the Knife Again, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart, The Inverness Gatherer, Move It On Over, Time to Ring Some Changes, Tear Stained Letter, Smoky Joe's Cafe*, At the End of a Lonely Day*, Ghosts in the Wind, Animal Song*


(* with Loudon Wainwright III)


May 26, 1986 (Monday) - Toshima, Tokyo, Japan


E: Smoky Joe's Cafe, At The End of a Long Lonely Day


(with Loudon Wainwright III)


May 27, 1986 (Tuesday) - "Live In", Tokyo, Japan


June 8, 1986 (Sunday) - Fabrik Club, Hamburg, West Germany


(with Christine Collister, Clive Gregson, Ruari MacFarlane, Gerry Conway, John Kirkpatrick)


June 12, 1986 (Thursday) - Friars Folk Club, Leeds UK


August 2, 1986 (Saturday) - Kennedy Center, Washington DC


August 6, 1986 (Wednesday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


(with Fairport Convention)


August 7, 1986 (Thursday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


Turning of the Tide, Simple Again, Real Gone, Blaze Away, Home is Where the Heart Is, A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Long Dead Love, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Mind Your Own Business, Baby Talk, Take it Like a Man, Wall of Death, Tear Stained Letter, Jennie, Shoot Out the Lights, Fire in the Engine Room, Ghosts in the Wind, instrumental, Nearly in Love, She Twists the Knife Again, Two Left Feet


(with Christine Collister, Clive Gregson, Ruari MacFarlane, Gerry Conway, John Kirkpatrick)


August 8, 1986 (Friday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


(with Christine Collister, Clive Gregson, Ruari MacFarlane, Gerry Conway, John Kirkpatrick)


August 9, 1986 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Royal Seleccion No. 13, John Barleycorn, Brilliancy Medley > Cherokee Shuffle, Plains of Innocence, Shadows of the Moon, Hanks for the Memory, Head in a Sack, Reno Nevada, Man at the Station, Keep On Sailing, Tried So Hard, Suzanne, Where Would You Rather Be Tonight, Quasi-Be-Goode, Lark in the Morning, Honour and Praise, A Mess of Blues, Nineteen Years Old, Mystery Train, Instrumental Medley '85, Bird From the Mountain, The Gas Almost Works > Cat on the Mixer > Three Left Feet, Wat Tyler, Mixed Emotions, One More Chance, Juice, Quiet Joys of Brotherhood, Time Will Show the Wiser, Lonely Hunter, Hearts, Who Knows Where the Time Goes, Around the Bend, The Hiring Fair, Jams O'Donnell's Jigs, She May Call You Up Tonight, Woodstock, The Wise Maid, Walk Awhile, Sloth, Dirty Linen, Swirling Pit > Matty Groves > Rutland Reel > Sack the Juggler, Mr. Lacey, Meet on the Ledge


(with Fairport Convention)


Richard Thompson (guitar, vocals), Clive Gregson (guitar ,backing vocals), Christine Collister (backing vocals), John Kirkpatrick (accordion), Ruari MacFarlane (bass), Gerry Conway (drums)


September 24, 1986 (Wednesday) - The Town Pump Cabaret, Vancouver BC, Canada


September 25, 1986 (Thursday) - The Town Pump Cabaret, Vancouver BC, Canada


September 26, 1986 (Friday) - The Backstage Tavern, Seattle WA


(2 shows)


September 27, 1986 (Saturday) - Eriksons, Portland OR


September 29, 1986 (Monday) - The Palms, Davis CA


early show: A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Wall of Death, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Mind Your Own Business, Fire in the Engine Room, Like a Man, Shoot Out the Lights


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Two Left Feet, Dead Man's Handle, Home is Where the Heart Is, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Calvary Cross, She Twists the Knife Again, Like a Man, Valerie, Ghosts in the Wind, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter


E: End of the Rainbow, Skull and Crossbones


September 30, 1986 (Tuesday) - Cotati Cabaret, Cotati CA


early show: A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, The White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Wall of Death, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Fire in the Engine Room, Like a Man, Shoot Out the Lights, Tear Stained Letter


E: Skull and Crossbones


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Two Left Feet, Ghosts In The Wind, Dead Man's Handle, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Hone Is Where The Heart Is, Calvary Cross, She Twists The Knife Again, Open Fire, Missie How You Let Me Down, Baby Talk, Nearly In Love


E: Lover's Lane, Sugar Bee


October 1, 1986 (Wednesday) - Wolfgang's, San Francisco CA


A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, The White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Ghosts in the Wind, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Mind Your Own Business, Shoot Out the Lights, Like a Man, Fire in the Engine Room, Long Dead Love, Bone Through Her Nose, Tear Stained Letter


E1: End of the Rainbow, Nearly in Love


E2: Great Balls of Fire


October 3, 1986 (Friday) - The Palace, Los Angeles CA


October 4, 1986 (Saturday) - The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA


early show:


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Two Left Feet, Dead Man's Handle, Home Is Where the Heart Is, Calvary Cross, Baby Talk, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Mind Your Own Business, Open Fire, Black Against the Snow, She Twists the Knife Again, Missie How You Let Me Down, Nearly In Love


E: Genesis Hall, Sugar Bee


October 7, 1986 (Tuesday) - Lincoln Center, Fort Collins CO


(two shows)


October 8, 1986 (Wednesday) - The Rainbow Music Hall, Denver CO


October 11, 1986 (Saturday) - Parody Hall, Kansas City MO


October 12, 1986? (Sunday) - St. Louis MO


October 13, 1986 (Monday) - Jake's, Bloomington IN


October 15, 1986 (Wednesday) - First Avenue, Minneapolis MN


October 16, 1986 (Thursday) - Maintenance Shop, Ames IA


early show: Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say > Warm Love Gone Gold, Wall of Death, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Fire in the Engine Room, Like a Man, Shoot Out the Lights, Ghosts in the Wind, Tear Stained Letter


E: End of the Rainbow, Sugar Bee


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Dead Man's Handle, Two Left Feet, Home is Where the Heart Is, Calvary Cross, She Twists the Knife Again, Simple Again, Mind Your Own Business, Open Fire, Black Against the Snow, Lover's Lane, My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean, Baby Talk, Nearly in Love


October 17, 1986 (Friday) - Park West, Chicago IL


Man In Need, Valerie, When The Spell Is Broken, Jennie, Dead Man's Handle, Wall of Death, Calvary Cross, Lover's Lane, Nearly In Love, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock 'n' Roll


(2 shows)


(FM broadcast, WXRT)


October 18, 1986 (Saturday) - Century Hall, Milwaukee WI


October 19, 1986 (Sunday) - Union Theatre, Madison WI


October 21, 1986 (Tuesday) - State Theatre (or Club Soda?), Kalamazoo MI


October 22, 1986 (Wednesday) - The Ark, Ann Arbor MI


October 23, 1986 (Thursday) - Public Hall, Cleveland OH


October 25, 1986 (Saturday) - Memorial Hall, Cincinnati OH


Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Lover's Lane, Man In Need, Valerie, When The Spell Is Broken, Shoot Out The Lights, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, Like a Man, Nearly In Love, Tear Stained Letter, Missie How You Let Me Down, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock & Roll


E: Simple Again, Skull and Crossbones


October 26, 1986 (Sunday) - Underwood Auditorium, Nashville TN


October 27, 1986 (Monday) - Capri Theatre, Atlanta GA


Man in Need, Valerie, Calvary Cross, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, The White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, When the Spell is Broken


(incomplete list)


October 28, 1986 (Tuesday) - Lord Lindsay's, Knoxville TN


Calvary Cross


October 29, 1986 (Wednesday) - Carolina Theatre, Durham NC


October 31, 1986 (Friday) - Stache's, Columbus OH


early show:


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Black Against the Sky, Dead Man's Handle, Two Left Feet, Warm Love Gone Cold, Calvary Cross, She Twists the Knife Again, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Mind Your Own Business, Open Fire, Missie How You Let Me Down, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Nearly in Love


E: Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


November 1, 1986 (Saturday) - Graffiti's, Pittsburgh PA


Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Calvary Cross, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, The White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Warm Love Gone Cold, Fire in the Engine Room, Wall of Death, Like a Man, Shoot Out the Lights, Tear Stained Letter, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Suacer Rock and Roll, Ghosts in the Wind


November 2, 1986 (Sunday) - The Bayou, Washington DC


November 5, 1986 (Wednesday) - Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia PA


Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Face It Like a Man, Wall of Death, Fire in the Engine Room, Home is Where the Heart Is, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Shoot Out the Lights, A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Calvary Cross, Dylan Medley


November 6, 1986 (Thursday) - Towne Crier, Hopewell Junction NY


November 7, 1986 (Friday) - Paradise, Boston MA


early show: Man In Need, Valerie, When The Spell Is Broken, You Don't Say, Like a Man, Wall of Death, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Fire in the Engine Room, Home is Where the Heart Is, Shoot Out the Lights, Tear Stained Letter


E: End of the Rainbow


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Two Left Feet, Warm Love Gone Cold, Calvary Cross, She Twists the Knife Again, Devonside, Mind Your Own Business, Open Fire, Black Against the Snow, Missie How You Let Me Down, Valerie, Nearly In Love


E: Birdtown*, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


(* with David Thomas)


(FM broadcast WBAI (compilation), WBCN - early show)


November 8, 1986 (Saturday) - The Ritz, New York NY


(2 shows)


November 9, 1986 (Sunday) - Lupo's, Providence RI


A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Fire in the Engine Room, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, Like a Man, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Shoot Out the Lights, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter


(incomplete list)


November 10, 1986 (Monday) - Hunt's, Burlington VT


early show: A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, You Don't Say, Wall of Death, Like a Man, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Fire in the Engine Room, Home is Where the Heart Is, Shoot Out the Lights, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Tear Stained Letter, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


late show: Bone Through Her Nose, Mind Your Own Business, Jennie, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Calvary Cross, Two Left Feet, Warm Love Gone Cold, She Twists the Knife Again, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Lover's Lane, Open Fire, Black Against the Snow, Valerie, Nearly in Love


E: Skull and Crossbones, Ghosts in the Wind


(some sources list this show as November 11)


November 11, 1986 (Tuesday) - Pearl Street Theater, Northampton MA


Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Calvary Cross, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Like a Man, Wall of Death, Fire in the Engine Room, Warm Love Gone Cold, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Shoot Out the Lights, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock & Roll, Lover's Lane, Sugar Bee, Open Fire


November 15, 1986 (Saturday) - "Folk On One", BBC


Turning of the Tide, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again


(FM broadcast, BBC 1)


November 19, 1986 (Wednesday) - Rock City, Nottingham UK


A Man In Need, When The Spell Is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Calvary Cross, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Wall of Death, Fire In The Engine Room, Warm Love Gone Cold, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Shoot Out The Lights, Nearly In Love, Tear Stained Letter, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock & Roll E: Ghosts In The Wind, Pavanne


(FM broadcast, Radio Trent)


November 20, 1986 (Thursday) - Hammersmith Palais, London UK


The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Valerie, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, When the Spell is Broken, Like a Man, You Don't Say, Fire in the Engine Room, Wall of Death, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter, Shoot Out The Lights*


(FM broadcast, BBC1, * not broadcast)


November 21, 1986 (Friday) - Colston Hall, Bristol UK


November 23, 1986 (Sunday) - The Venue, Aberdeen UK


November 24, 1986 (Monday) - Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal UK


November 25, 1986 (Tuesday) - The Apollo, Manchester UK


November 26, 1986 (Wednesday) - The Odeon, Birmingham UK


Richard Thompson with John Kirkpatrick


December 5, 1986 (Friday) - Rockingham Arms Folk Club, Wentworth UK


Streets of Paradise, Dog's Gone Wild, Simple Again, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, The Old Miner, Two Left Feet, Wall of Death, How Many Times, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, Ghosts In The Wind


E: Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll


(FM broadcast, Radio Sheffield)


December 6, 1986 (Saturday) - Friar's Folk Club, Leeds UK


December 11, 1986 (Thursday) - Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Arts Centre, Exeter UK


December 12, 1986 (Friday) - Shaftesbury Hall, Cheltenham UK


December 13, 1986 (Saturday) - Pontardawe Leisure Centre, Swansea UK


December 14, 1986 (Sunday) - Hitchin Folk Club, Hitchin UK


1987


Richard Thompson solo


*January 7, 1987 (Wednesday) - Andy Kershaw Show, Strawberry Sound, Stockport, Manchester UK


Withered and Died, When the Spell is Broken, Simple Again, Ghosts In The Wind, Valerie, Turning of the Tide, She Twists the Knife Again, Two Left Feet, Shoot Out The Lights, End of the Rainbow


(FM broadcast, BBC1 January 29, 1987 and March 12, 1987)


January 17, 1986 (Saturday) - Town and Country Club, London UK


Richard Thompson Band


January 22, 1987 (Thursday) - Parn Seibo, Tokyo, Japan


Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Calvary Cross, Mind Your Own Business, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Fire in the Engine Room, Warm Love Gone Cold, Wall of Death, You Don't Say, Ghosts in the Wind, Open Fire, Shoot Out the Lights, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Tear Stained Letter, Missie How You Let Me Down, Willow Tree/Bean Setting/Shooting, Flying Saucer Rock and Roll, Sugar Bee


January 23, 1987 (Friday) - Parn Seibo, Tokyo, Japan


January 24, 1987 (Saturday) - Parn Seibo, Tokyo, Japan


January 25, 1987 (Sunday) - Parn Seibo, Tokyo, Japan


A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Home is Where the Heart Is, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Fire in the Engine Room, Calvary Cross, Wall of Death, You Don't Say, Like a Man, Tear Stained Letter


French, Frith, Kaiser and Thompson


March 6, 1987 (Friday) - The Palms, Davis CA


When the Rains Came, Killerman Gold Posse, Drowned Dog Black Night, Disposable Thoughts, A Blind Step Away, The Second Time, Number One, The Same Thing, Frith solo, Tir Nan Darang, Back Street Slide, When The Spell Is Broken


(2 shows)


March 8, 1987 (Saturday) - Ashkenaz, Berkeley CA


1: Wings A La Mode, Killerman Gold Posse, Drowned Dog Black Night, Disposable Thoughts, A Blind Step Away, The Second Time, Number One, The Same Thing, Frith solo, Tir Nan Darag, Back Street Slide


2: Drumbo Oogie > Not Fade Away, Hard Headed Woman, Same Old Me, When The Spell Is Broken, Devil In The Drain, Calvary Cross


E: Surfin' USA


March ??(7 or 9), 1987 - Ashkenaz, Berkeley CA


Richard Thompson solo


March 16, 1987 (Monday) - Old Time Cafe, San Diego CA


Richard Thompson Band


March 22, 1987 (Sunday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


March 24, 1987 (Tuesday) - Stavanger, Norway


March 25, 1987 (Wednesday) - Circus, Oslo, Norawy


March 26, 1987 (Thursday) - Trondheim, Norway


March 28, 1987 (Saturday) - Christiansen, Norway


March 29, 1987 (Sunday) - Bergen, Norway


Richard Thompson solo


April 20, 1987 (Monday) - Town Hall Arts Center, Littleton CO


early show: Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, Killerman Gold Posse, Banish Misfortune, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Valerie, Wall of Death, Not Fade Away, Jennie, She Twists the Knife Again, Devonside, Tear Stained Letter, The Great Valerio, Shoot Out the Lights


E: Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Drink to the Fool


late show: How Many Times, Valerie, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Banish Misfortune, Killerman Gold Posse, Why Baby Why, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, When the Spell is Broken, Real Gone, Walking on a Wire, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Turning of the Tide, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, End of the Rainbow, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet, Ghosts in the Wind


E: Flogging Reel/Kerry Reel, Tear Stained Letter, Dimming of the Day


April 21, 1987 (Tuesday) - Maintenance Shop, Ames IA


early show: Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Withered and Died, Two Left Feet, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Killerman Gold Posse, End of the Rainbow, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Valerie, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Not Fade Away, She Twists the Knife Again, Missie How You Let Me Down, Devonside, Inverness Gatherer/Shepherd's March, Shoot Out the Lights


E: Tear Stained Letter, Dimming of the Day


late show: How Many Times Do You Have to Fall, Walking On a Wire, Banish Misfortune, Real Gone Gal, Killerman Gold Posse, Simple Again, Drink to the Fool, Wall of Death, Surfin' USA, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Munster's Theme > Valerie, Jennie, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Why Baby Why, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Turning of the Tide, Nearly in Love


E: It'll Be Me, Ghosts in the Wind, Little Sally Racket, Blackwaterside, Meet on the Ledge


(FM broadcast - early show?)


April 22, 1987 (Wednesday) - Blue Note, Columbia MO


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, Killerman Gold Posse, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Wall of Death, She Twists the Knife Again, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Not Fade Away, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Devonside, Real Gone, Missie How You Let Me Down, Shoot Out the Lights


E: Nearly in Love, It'll Be Me


April 23, 1987 (Thursday) - Liberty Hall, Lawrence KS


April 24, 1987 (Friday) - Buffalo Folk Festival, Clark Gym, University of Buffalo, Buffalo NY


April 26, 1987 (Sunday) - Birchmere, Alexandia VA


soundcheck: Turning of the Tide, Withered and Died


show: Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Killerman Gold Posse, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Valerie, Never Again, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Wall of Death, Ghosts in the Wind, Not Fade Away, Devonside, Real Gone Gal, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, She Twists the Knife Again, Missie How You Let Me Down, Bone Through Her Nose, End of the Rainbow, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter


E: The Fool, Shoot Out the Lights


April 27, 1987 (Monday) - Lyric Theater, Baltimore MD


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Killerman Gold Posse, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Valerie, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Not Fade Away


E: Ghosts in the Wind, She Twists the Knife Again


(opening for Suzanne Vega)


April 28, 1987 (Tuesday) - Lyric Theater, Baltimore MD


April 29, 1987 (Wednesday) - Poor David's Pub, Dallas TX


April 30, 1987 (Thursday) - Back Room, Austin TX


May 1, 1987 (Friday) - Chelsea 804, Houston TX


May 3, 1987 (Sunday) - Uncle Ben's Rice Tent, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans LA


May 3?, 1987 (Sunday) - Houston TX


Hey Hey


(TV broadcast, Showtime "Coast To Coast", February 9, 1988)


May 10, 1987 (Sunday) - Red Lion Club, Birmingham UK


May 11, 1987 (Monday) - Bierkeller, Bristol UK


When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Withered and Died, Killerman Gold Posse, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. McLeod's Reel, She Twists the Knife Again, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Valerie, Simple Again, Devonside, Not Fade Away, Wall of Death, End of the Rainbow, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Real Gone Gal, Purple Haze, Ghosts in the Wind, Tear Stained Letter, Jennie, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


May 12, 1987 (Tuesday) - Newman Rooms, Oxford UK


May 15, 1987 (Firday) - Music Hall, Shrewsbury UK


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Killerman Gold Posse, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Valerie, Walking on a Wire, Smiffy's Glass Eye, She Twists the Knife Again, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Not Fade Away, Missie How You Let Me Down, When I Get to the Border, Woman or a Man, Withered and Died, Real Gone Gal, Ghosts in the Wind, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Dimming of the Day, Time to Ring Some Changes


May 19, 1987 (Tuesday) - Irish Centre, Leeds UK


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Killerman Gold Posse, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Valerie, Walking on a Wire, Smiffy's Glass Eye, She Twists the Knife Again, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Not Fade Away, Missie How You Let Me Down, Wall of Death, Shoot Out the Lights, Real Gone Gal, Genesis Hall, Woman or a Man, Ghosts in the Wind, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Never Again, Tear Stained Letter


May 20, 1987 (Wednesday) - Folk On Two, BBC Radio 2 (Bloomsbury Theatre?)


Genesis Hall, Wall of Death, Valerie, Air for Morris Ogg/Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, She Twists the Knife Again, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight


(RT solo - FM broadcast, BBC2, June 3, 1987)


May 20, 1987 (Wednesday) - Bloomsbury Theatre, London UK


May 21?, 1987 (Thursday) - Bloomsbury Theatre, London UK


May 22, 1987 (Friday) - Tara Club, Dublin, Ireland


May 24, 1987 (Sunday) - Brighton Festival, Brighton UK


May 26, 1987 (Tuesday) - Marlow Theatre, Canterbury UK


May 27, 1987 (Wednesday) - Regis Centre, Bognor UK


May 28, 1987 (Thursday) - Arts Centre, Southport UK


May 29, 1987 (Friday) - The International, Manchester UK


May 31, 1987 (Sunday) - St. George's Hall, Exeter UK


May ??, 1987 - "Six Silver Strings"


Banish Misfortune, The Choice Wife, The Inverness Gatherer/Shepherd's March, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven


(RT solo - FM broadcast 3-30-88, BBC2)


*June 1, 1987 (Monday) - Wyvern Theatre, Swindon UK


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Killerman Gold Posse, instrumental, Valerie, Walking on a Wire, Smiffy's Glass Eye, She Twists the Knife Again, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Not Fade Away, Missie How You Let Me Down, Tear Stained Letter, Devonside, Time to Ring Some Changes, Real Gone, Ghosts in the Wind


E: Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie My Love


June 2, 1987 (Tuesday) - Old Vic Tavern, Nottingham UK


June 3, 1987 (Wednesday) - Connumity Centre, Kinver UK


June 4, 1987 (Thursday) - Harlequin Centre, Redhill UK


June 5, 1987 (Friday) - Woughton Centre, Milton Keynes UK


June 7, 1987 (Sunday) - The Maltings, Farnham UK


June 10, 1987 (Wednesday) - Metro Hotel, Aberdeen UK


June 11, 1987 (Thursday) - Daddy Warbuck's, Glasgow UK


June 13, 1987 (Saturday) - Gateway Theatre, Chester UK


June 15, 1987 (Monday) - Spring Street Theatre, Hull UK


June 16, 1987 (Tuesday) - The Leadmill, Sheffield UK


June 19, 1987 (Friday) - Hackney Empire, London UK


June 20, 1987 (Saturday) - Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury UK


(Richard Thompson Band - FM broadcast, BBC1)


June 21, 1987 (Sunday) - Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury UK


The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Valerie, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, When the Spell is Broken, Like a Man, You Don't Say, Fire in the Engine Room, Wall of Death, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter


(FM broadcast, BBC)


July 1, 1987 (Wednesday) - Andy Kershaw Show, BBC Radio


She Twists The Knife Again, Withered and Died, End of the Rainbow


(FM broadcast, BBC)


Richard Thompson Band


July 29, 1987 (Wednesday) - Mean Fiddler, Harlesden UK


A Man in Need, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Drowned Dog Black Night, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, White Friar's Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, You Don't Say, Wall of Death, Lover's Lane, All Because of You, Shoot Out the Lights, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Nearly in Love


July 30, 1987 (Thursday) - Mean Fiddler, Harlesden UK


July 31, 1987 (Friday) - Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge UK


August 1, 1987 (Saturday) - Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge UK


Man in Need, Valerie, White Friars Hornpipe/Shreds and Patches, Bone Through Her Nose, Drowned Dog Black Night, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, You Don't Say, Wall of Death, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Shoot Out the Lights, Ghosts In the Wind, Two Left Feet


(FM broadcast of partial set, BBC1, April 23, 1988)


August 2, 1987 (Sunday) - Ruisrock, Turku, Finland


August 11, 1987 (Tuesday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


Woman or a Man, Hand of Kindness, Wall of Death, Crash the Party, Lark in the Morning, A Sailor's Life, It'll Take a Long Time, John the Gun, Meeting on the Bridge, Dirty Linen, Matty Groves


(with Fairport Convention)


August 13, 1987 (Thursday) - Arts Center, Leicester UK


(Richard Thompson solo)


August 15, 1987 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Lark in the Morning, John Barleycorn, The Widow of Westmoreland's Daughter, It'll Take a Long Time, John the Gun, Adieu Adieu, Hens March > Four Poster Bed, Rosie, Hexhamshire Lass, Fiddlestix, Rosemary's Sister, Woman or a Man, Hand of Kindness, Wall of Death, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Tomorrow is a Long Time, One More Chance, Who Knows Where the Time Goes, The Beak / The Claw, Close to the Wind, Reynard the Fox, Portmeirion, Pikey Boy, Si Bheg Si Mhor, White Dress, Red and Gold, Bridge of Sighs, Fiddle and the Drum, A Sailor's Life, Saturday Rolling Around, Crash the Party, The Gas Almost Works > Cat on the Mixer > Three Left Feet, The Hiring Fair, Thick as a Brick, Hunting Girl, Serenade to a Cuckoo, Fat Man, Skating Away, Locomotive Breath, Too Old to Rock and Roll Too Young to Die, Sloth, Swirling Pit > Matty Groves > Rutland Reel > Sack the Juggler, Sir B. McKenzie, Meet on the Ledge


(with Fairport Convention)


Richard Thompson solo


August 20, 1987 (Thursday) - "Travelling Folk", Radio Scotland


Don't Let a Thief Steal Into Your Heart


(FM broadcast, Radio Scotland)


August 21, 1987 (Friday) - Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh UK


Turning of the Tide, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Two Left Feet


(FM broadcast, BBC2)


August 23, 1987 (Sunday) - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh UK


August 24, 1987 (Monday) - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh UK


August 26, 1987 (Wednesday) - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh UK


August 28, 1987 (Friday) - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh UK


Turning of the Tide, Two Left Feet, Pharaoh, She Twists the Knife Again, Killerman Gold Posse, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Valerie, Missie, Wall of Death, Not Fade Away, Withered and Died, Bone Through Her Nose, Smiffy's Glass Eye, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Real Gone Gal, Hand of Kindness


(compilation of August 23-28, FM broadcast, WDR Radio, Germany, January 18, 1989)


August 29, 1987 (Saturday) - Coliseum, St. Austell UK


(WOMAD Festival)


August ??, 1987 - Aly Bain and Friends, Scottish TV


Two Left Feet, Turning of the Tide, Devonside


(TV broadcast, November 6, 1987)


1988


Richard Thompson solo


January 9, 1988 (Saturday) - The International, Manchester UK


January 11, 1988 (Monday) - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh UK


January 12, 1988 (Tuesday) - The Riverside, Newcastle UK


January 13, 1988 (Wednesday) - Irish Centre, Leeds UK


January 14, 1988 (Thursday) - Saturday Sequence, BBC Radio


Waltzing's for Dreamers, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Don't Tempt Me, The Choice Wife


(FM broadcast, BBC)


January 14, 1988 (Thursday) - Corn Exchange, Cambridge UK


January 15, 1988 (Friday) - Gardner Centre, Brighton UK


January 19, 1988 (Tuesday) - Old Vic, Nottingham UK


*January 28, 1988 (Thursday) - Andy Kershaw Show, BBC Radio, London UK


Killerman Gold Posse, Waltzing's For Dreamers, Pharaoh, Push and Shove, Killing Jar


(FM broadcast, BBC Radio 1, March 3, 1988)


March 17, 1988 (Thursday) - Cotati Cabaret, Cotati CA


Turning of the Tide, She Twists the Knife Again, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, The Choice Wife, Pharaoh, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet, Missie How You Let Me Down, Valerie, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Shoot Out the Lights, Substitute, When the Spell is Broken, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Begging Bowl, Real Gone Gal


E: Man in Need, Tear Stained Letter, I Still Dream


March 18, 1988 (Friday) - The Palms Playhouse, Davis CA


early show: Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, Missie How You Let Me Down, Wall of Death, Valerie, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, When the Spell is Broken, Devonside, Substitute, Shoot Out the Lights, The Choice Wife, Bone Through Her Nose, Killerman Gold Posse, I Still Dream, Real Gone Gal, End of the Rainbow, Tear Stained Letter


late show: Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Reckless Kind, Two Left Feet, She Twists the Knife Again, Pharaoh, Valerie, Simple Again, Matty Groves, Be Bop a Lula, Jennie, Woman or a Man, Walking on a Wire, Push and Shove, I Still Dream, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Heebie Jeebies, Nearly in Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Not Fade Away, Waltzing's for Dreamers


March 19, 1988 (Saturday) - "Evening Becomes Eclectic", KCRW-FM, Santa Monica CA


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, When the Spell is Broken, Wall of Death, The Choice Wife, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Valerie, Pharaoh, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, The Reckless Kind


(FM broadcast, KCRW)


March 19, 1988 (Saturday) - McCabe's, Santa Monica CA


I'm Ready, The Last Time, Today I Started Loving You Again, Slow Down, Matchbox


(RT on bass with Clive Gregson, Christine Collister, Jerry Donahue, Dave Mattacks)


March 20, 1988 (Sunday) - La Paloma Theater, Encinitas CA


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Wall of Death, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Valerie, Pharaoh, She Twists the Knife Again, Smiffy's Glass Eye, My Baby Squeezed Me, I Still Dream, Heebie Jeebies, Bone Through Her Nose, Missie, Shoot Out The Lights, Real Gone Gal


E1: Woman or a Man, Genesis Hall


E2: Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Substitute, Simple Again


March 25, 1988 (Firday) - "Morning Becomes Eclectic", KCRW-FM, Santa Monica CA


Pharaoh, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Reckless Kind


(FM broadcast, KCRW - maybe rebroadcast of March 19)


Richard Thompson solo


July 1, 1988 (Friday) - York Festival, York UK


*July 24, 1988 (sunday) - Village Pump Folk Festival, Trowbridge UK


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, When the Spell is Broken, Wall of Death, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Air for Morris Ogg > Mrs. MacLeod's Reel, Substitute, Valerie, Genesis Hall, Pharaoh, Smiffy's Glass Eye, She Twists the Knife Again, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Real Gone


August 1, 1988 (Monday) - Iron Horse, Northampton MA


early show: Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, Reckless Kind, Wall of Death, instrumental, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Valerie, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Move It On Over, Be Bop A Lula, She Twists The Knife Again, I Still Dream


E: Substitute


late show:


(FM broadcast (early show), WRSI, 1993)


August 2, 1988 (Tuesday) - Iron Horse, Northampton MA


(2 shows)


August 4, 1988 (Thursday) - Toad's Place, New Haven CT


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, Genesis Hall, Banish Misfortune, Push and Shove, When The Spell Is Broken, Wall of Death, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Valerie, Jennie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Shoot Out The Lights, Missie How You Let Me Down, Heebie Jeebies, Reckless Kind, She Twists The Knife Again, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Real Gone Gal, Substitute, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again


August 6, 1988 (Saturday) - Edmonton Folk Festival, Edmonton Canada


August 7, 1988 (Sunday) - Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder CO


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Valerie, Shoot Out the Lights, Substitute, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, The Reckless Kind, Bone Through Her Nose, Missie How You Let Me Down, Smiffy's Glass Eye, She Twists the Knife Again, I Still Dream, Real Gone Gal, Ghosts in the Wind, Heebie Jeebies


August 8, 1988 (Monday) - KBCO-FM, Boulder CO


Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Turning of the Tide


(FM broadcast, KBCO)


August 10, 1988 (Wednesday) - Mean Fiddler, London UK


August 12, 1988 (Friday) - Cropredy Festival, Home FarmCropredy UK


August 13, 1988 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Improvisation on a Theme, Lark in the Morning, John Barleycorn, Honour and Praise, Mixed Emotions, Without a Woman, I Live Not Where I Love, From a Distance, Jet Plane in a Rocking Chair, Nobody's Wedding, Devonside, When Will I Be Loved, It'll Take a Long Time, Quiet Joys of Brotherhood, Around the Bend, The Big Duet, Head in a Sack, The Hiring Fair, Instrumental Medley '85, Wat Tyler, Crash the Party, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Wall of Death, Flowers of the Forest, Carry, She Moves Through the Fair, The Deserter, Springtime of the Year, The Gas Almost Works > Cat on the Mixer > Three Left Feet, Portmeirion, The Widow of Westmoreland's Daughter, Crazy Man Michael, Si Bheg Si Mhor, Reynard the Fox, Jams O'Donnell's Jigs, Close to the Wind, Swirling Pit > Matty Groves > Rutland Reel > Sack the Juggler, Hanks for the Memory, Dirty Linen, Meet on the Ledge


(with Fairport Convention)


*August 20, 1988 (Saturday) - Newport Folk Festival, Newport RI


The Choice Wife, Turning of the Tide


September 15, 1988 (Thursday) - The Junction, Harborne, Birmingham UK


*September 16, 1988 (Friday) - Richard Skinner Show, Studio PP2, Broadcasting House, London UK


Turning of the Tide, Two Left Feet, Valerie, Waltzing's for Dreamers


(FM broadcast, BBC1, October 19, 1988)


Richard Thompson, John Kirkpatrick, Clive Gregson, Christine Collister, Pat Donaldson, Dave Mattacks (David Doerge replaced the injured Mattacks, who broke some ribs after slipping in the shower, the, or Kenny Aronoff replaced Doerge after the Indianapolis show)

October 4, 1988 (Tuesday) - Harpo's, Victoria BC, Canada

October 5, 1988 (Wednesday) - The Town Pump, Vancouver BC, Canada

October 6, 1988 (Thursday) - The Town Pump, Vancouver BC, Canada

October 7, 1988 (Friday) - The Backstage, Seattle WA

early show: Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, Wall of Death, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, The Reckless Kind, Don't Tempt Me, Jennie, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Nearly In Love

E: Crash the Party

late show: Don't Tempt Me, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, When the Spell is Broken, Pepper in the Brandy/The Seven Coloured Linnet, Wall of Death, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Turning of the Tide, Man in Need, You Can't Win, Slow Down, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Two Left Feet

E: Al Bowlly's in Heaven

October 8, 1988 (Saturday) - Washington Center, Olympia WA

October 9, 1988 (Sunday) - Pine Street Theater, Portland OR

October 11, 1988 (Tuesday) - "Night Music", BBC TV

(broadcast date)

October 11, 1988 (Tuesday) - The Palms, Davis CA

early show: Don't Tempt Me, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, Wall of Death, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Coloured Linnet, Jennie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox (with Henry Kaiser), Nearly in Love

E: Crash the Party

late show:

October 12, 1988 (Wednesday) - Fillmore, San Francisco CA

Don't Tempt Me, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, When The Spell Is Broken, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Bone Through Her Nose, Pepper in the Brandy > Seven-Colored Linnet, Wall of Death, Jennie, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Can't Win, Jerusalem on the Jukebox (with Henry Kaiser)

E1: Nearly in Love, I Still Dream, Crash the Party

E2: Slow Down

(2 shows)

October 14, 1988 (Friday) - Roxy Theater, Los Angeles CA

October 15, 1988 (Saturday) - Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA

*October 16, 1988 (Sunday) - Bacchanal, San Diego CA

Don't Tempt Me, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Pepper in the Brandy > Seven-Colored Linnet, Wall of Death, Bone Through Her Nose, Jennie, Everybody Cheats on You, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Nearly in Love

E: Crash the Party, We Gotta Get Out of This Place

October 19, 1988 (Wednesday) - Club West, Santa Fe NM

Gregson and Collister: As Lovers Do, Wash Me Away, I Specialise, I Will Be There, You Rascal You, The Same Mistake, It's All Just Talk

RT Band: Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Here Without You, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Don't Tempt Me, Can't Win, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven-Colored Linnet, Wall of Death, Jennie, Valerie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Nearly in Love

E: I Still Dream, Crash the Party, Shoot Out the Lights

October 21, 1988 (Friday) - Boulder Coast, Boulder CO

October 22, 1988 (Saturday) - Boulder Coast, Boulder CO

(afternoon show?)

October 22, 1988 (Saturday) - Boulder Coast, Boulder CO

Soundcheck: Nearly in Love, Wall of Death, Turning of the Tide, You Can't Win, I Still Dream

Show: Valerie, She Twists the Knife Again, Waltzing's for Dreamers, How Many Times, Streets of Paradise, Sugar Bee, Ghosts in the Wind, Gypsy Love Songs, Wall of Death, Bone Through Her Nose, Turning of the Tide, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Here Without You, Two Left Feet, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Coloured Linnet, You Can't Win, Don't Tempt Me, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

(evening show, edited for broadcast on KBCO-FM)

October 24, 1988 (Monday) - Uptown Theatre, Kansas City MO

Valerie, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, How Many Times, Streets of Paradise, Sugar Bee, Ghosts in the Wind, Gypsy Love Songs, Wall of Death, Bone Through Her Nose, Turning of the Tide, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Here Without You

(missing last few songs)

October 26, 1988 (Wednesday) - First Avenue, Minneapolis MN

October 27, 1988 (Thursday) - Wisconsin Room, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

Valerie, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, When the Spell is Broken, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, I Still Dream, How Many Times, Sugar Bee, Here Without You, You Can't Win, Turning of the Tide, Polkas, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Gypsy Love Songs, Two Left Feet, Ghosts in the Wind

October 28, 1988 (Friday) - Park West, Chicago IL

Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, Volare, You Can't Win, Here Without You, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Coloured Linnet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Turning of the Tide, Everybody Cheats on You, Wall of Death, Bone Through Her Nose, Crash the Party

E: Flypaper (with Loudon Wainwright III), We Gotta Get Out of This Place

(two shows, FM broadcast, WXRT)

October 29, 1988 (Saturday) - Power Center, Ann Arbor MI

October 30, 1988 (Sunday) - Newport Music Hall, Columbus OH

When the Spell is Broken, Don't Tempt Me, Valerie, Gypsy Love Songs, Two Left Feet, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Coloured Linnet, Everybody Cheats on You, Wall of Death, Bone Through Her Nose, You Can't Win, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: Flypaper, Crash the Party, We Gotta Get Out of This Place

October 31, 1988 (Monday) - Jake's, Bloomington IN

November 2, 1988 (Wednesday) - Xavier University Auditorium, Cincinnati OH

November 3, 1988 (Thursday) - Ella Guru's, Knoxville TN

early show: When the Spell is Broken, Don't Tempt Me, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Jennie, Bone Through Her Nose, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Crash the Party

late show: I Still Dream, Shoot Out the Lights, Valerie, Can't Win, Ghosts in the Wind, Pharaoh, ??, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Colored Linnet, Don't Tempt Me, Wall of Death, Calvary Cross, Nearly in Love, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, We Gotta Get Out of This Place

November 5, 1988 (Saturday) - Rialto Theater, Raleigh NC

I'm Ready, Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Lobe Songs, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Pepper in the Brandy > Seven-Colored Linnet, Wall of Death, Don't Tempt Me, Jennie, You Can't Win, Nearly in Love, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E1: I Still Dream, Crash the Party

E2: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

November 6, 1988 (Sunday) - Gaucher College, Baltimore MD

Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Coloured Linnet, Wall of Death, Don't Tempt Me, Jennie, You Can't Win, Nearly In Love, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: Shoot Out the Lights, Crash the Party, We Gotta Get Out of This Place

November 7, 1988 (Monday) - The Bayou, Washington DC

early show: Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, Valerie, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Wall of Death, Jennie, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

late show: Don't Tempt Me, Shoot Out the Lights, Two Left Feet, When The Spell Is Broken, Pharaoh, instrumental, Ghosts in the Wind, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Coloured Linnet, You Can't Win, I Still Dream, Man In Need, Nearly in Love, Tear Stained Letter

E: Crash the Party

FM broadcast (edited, combing sons from both shows) WHFS

Don't Tempt Me, Gypsy Love Songs, Long Dead Love, Valerie, When The Spell is Broken, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Wall of Death, Jennie, Band Intro, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

November 9, 1988 (Wednesday) - Theater of Living Arts, Philadelphia PA

early show:

late show: Don't Tempt Me, Shoot Out the Lights, Two Left Feet, When The Spell Is Broken, Pharaoh, I Still Dream, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven-Colored Linnet, Can't Win, We're Not Over Yet, A Man In Need, Nearly In Love, Tear Stained Letter

E: We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

November 10, 1988 (Thursday) - Bottom Line, New York NY

early show: Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, Wall of Death, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Everybody Cheats on You, You Can't Win, Jennie, Valerie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

late show: Don't Tempt Me, Shoot Out the Lights, Man in Need, When the Spell is Broken, Pharaoh, Ghosts in the Wind, Pepper in the Brandy/The Seven Coloured Linnet, You Can't Win, We're Not Over Yet, Two Left Feet, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Nearly In Love, Tear Stained Letter

E: Crash the Party

*November 11, 1988 (Friday) - Bottom Line, New York NY

early show: Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, Wall of Death, Long Dead Love, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Everybody Cheats on You, You Can't Win, Jennie, Valerie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

late show: Don't Tempt Me, Shoot Out the Lights, Man in Need, When the Spell is Broken, Pharaoh, Ghosts in the Wind, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven-Coloured Linnet, You Can't Win, We're Not Over Yet, Two Left Feet, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Nearly In Love, Tear Stained Letter

E: Crash the Party

November 12, 1988 (Saturday) - Bottom Line, New York NY

early show: Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, Jennie, Turning of the Tide, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, You Really Got Me, Wall of Death, Everybody Cheats on You, Long Dead Love, Valerie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox

E: Crash the Party

late show: Don't Tempt Me, Shoot Out the Lights, Two Left Feet, I Still Dream, Pharaoh, She Twists the Knife Again, You Can't Win, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, When the Spell is Broken, unknown, A Man in Need, Slow Down, Tear Stained Letter

E: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

November 13, 1988 (Sunday) - Sanders Theater, Cambridge MA


November 18, 1988 (Friday) - Astoria Ballroom, Leeds UK


November 19, 1988 (Saturday) - The Mary Costello Show, Greater London Radio, London UK


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers


(FM broadcast, BBC)


November 20, 1988 (Sunday) - Town and Country Club, London UK


November 21, 1988 (Monday) - Rock City, Nottingham UK


November 22, 1988 (Tuesday) - International II, Manchester UK


November 23, 1988 (Wednesday) - Bierkeller, Bristol UK


Bone Through Her Nose, Gypsy Love Songs, The Angels Took My Racehorse Away, I Still Dream, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Here Without You, Turning of the Tide, Don't Tempt Me, Pepper in the Brandy/Seven Colored Linnet, We're Not Over Yet, Wall of Death, Two Left Feet, Jennie, She Twists The Knife Again, Can't Win, Valerie, Jerusalem on the Jukebox


E: We Gotta Get Out Of This Place, Crash the Party


November 24, 1988 (Thursday) - Spinney Hill Hall, Northampton UK


November 27, 1988 (Sunday) - The Playhouse, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne UK


(Richard Thompson with John Kirkpatrick)


1989


Richard Thompson solo


January 14, 1989 (Saturday) - "Saturday Sequence", BBC Radio, London UK


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, The Choice Wife


(FM broadcast, BBC1)


January 24, 1989 (Tuesday) - Club Detroit, St. Petersburg FL


Turning Of The Tide, Waltzing’s For Dreamers, Two Left Feet, I Still Dream, Push And Shove, Jerusalem On The Jukebox, When The Spell Is Broken, Woman Or A Man,  I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight, Wall Of Death, Simple Again, Valerie, Tear Stained Letter, For Shame Of Doing Wrong, Real Gone Gal, Can’t Win, Substitute, Dimming Of The Day, Bone Through Her Nose


January 25, 1989 (Wednesday) - Center Stage, Atlanta GA


January 26, 1989 (Thursday) - Exit Inn, Nashville TN


January 27, 1989 (Friday) - Uncle Pleasant's, Louisville KY


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, When the Spell is Broken, Push and Shove, I Still Dream, The Choice Wife, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, End of the Rainbow, You Can't Win, Valerie, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Wall of Death, Simple Again, She Twists the Knife Again, Pharaoh, Real Gone Gal


E1: Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Substitute


E2: Not Fade Away, Dimming of the Day


January 28, 1989 (Saturday) - Ella Guru's, Knoxville TN


(2 shows)


January 29, 1989 (Sunday) - Iroquois Club, Roanoke VA


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, The Choice Wife, Push and Shove, I Still Dream, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, When the Spell is Broken, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Woman or a Man, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, Wall of Death, Simple Again, Valerie, Shoot Out the Lights, She Twists the Knife Again, Begging Bowl, Tear Stained Letter, For Shame of Doing Wrong


January 31, 1989 (Tuesday) - Graffitti's, Pittsburgh PA


February 1, 1989 (Wednesday) - Peabody's, Cleveland OH


February 3, 1989 (Friday) - Paramount Theatre, Springfield MA


*February 4, 1989 (Saturday) - Palace Theater, New Haven CT


Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, When the Spell is Broken, Push and Shove, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Wall of Death, instrumental, Valerie, Real Gone


E: Kissing You Goodbye, Stagger Lee, Viola Lee Blues > Wooly Bully (with Taj Mahal, David Bromberg)


February 5, 1989 (Sunday) - Maxwell's, Hoboken NJ


early show: Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, When the Spell is Broken, Bone Through Her Nose, Candy Man, The Choice Wife, Not Fade Away, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Missie, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Reckless Kind, Wall of Death, She Twists the Knife Again, End of the Rainbow, Hokey Pokey, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Real Gone Gal, Shoot Out the Lights


late show:


February 6, 1989 (Monday) - Diamond Club, Toronto, Canada


February 8, 1989 (Wednesday) - Barrymore's, Ottawa, Canada


February 9, 1989 (Thursday) - Flamingo Club and Lounge, Halifax NS, Canada


February 10, 1989 (Friday) - Flamingo Club and Lounge, Halifax NS, Canada


Bone Through Her Nose, Ghosts in the Wind, Two Left Feet, When the Spell is Broken, Push and Shove, I Still Dream, Turning of the Tide, The Choice Wife, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Smiffy's Glass Eye, Valerie, Simple Again, You Can't Win, Tear Stained Letter, Killerman Gold Posse


February 11, 1989 (Saturday) - Flamingo Club and Lounge, Halifax NS, Canada


February 12, 1989 (Sunday) - Club Soda, Montreal QUE, Canada


*February 14, 1989 (Tuesday) - Red Creek, Rochester NY


early show: Turning of the Tide, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Twist and Shout, Motherless Children, Two Left Feet, I Still Dream, Push and Shovw, Wee Fancy, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Bone Through Her Nose, Reckless Kind, Valerie, Tear Stained Letter, Ghosts in the Wind, Hand of Kindness, Real Gone, Substitute


late show: How Many Times, How Will I Ever Be Simple Again, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, When the Spell is Broken, Killerman Gold Posse, Banish Misfortune, For Shame of Doing Wrong, Not Fade Away, Shoot Out the Lights, Wall of Death, Willy O'Winsbury, Can't Win, Dimming of the Day, Woman or a Man, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, She Twists the Knife Again, Pharaoh, Candy Man, Heebie Jeebies, Withered and Died


February 15, 1989 (Wednesday) - Art Theater, Binghamton NY


February 16, 1989 (Thursday) - Canal Street Tavern, Dayton OH


February 17, 1989 (Friday) - Oberlin College, Oberlin OH


March 13, 1989 (Monday) - Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto ONT, Canada


March 14, 1989 (Tuesday) - Hamilton Place, Hamilton ONT, Canada


March 15, 1989 (Wednesday) - Alumni Hall, London ONT, Canada


March 17, 1989 (Friday) - Place des Arts, Montreal QUE, Canada


March 18, 1989 (Saturday) - Center In The Square, Kitchener ONT, Canada


March 19, 1989 (Sunday) - Jock Hardy Arena, Sudburg ONT, Canada


March 20, 1989 (Monday) - Grand Theatre, Kingston ONT, Canada


March 22, 1989 (Wednesday) - Thunder Bay Auditorium, Thunder Bay ONT, Canada


March 24, 1989 (Friday) - The Playhouse, Winnipeg MAN, Canada


March 25, 1989 (Saturday) - Centennial Centre, Saskatoon Sask., Canada


March 26, 1989 (Sunday) - Centre for the Arts, Regina Sask., Canada


March 27, 1989 (Monday) - Jubilee Auditorium, Calgary ALB, Canada


March 28, 1989 (Tuesday) - Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton ALB, Canada


March 31, 1989 (Friday) - Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada


*April 16, 1989 (Sunday) - KPFK-FM, Los Angeles CA


interview, Reckless Kind, Push and Shove, Pharaoh


(FM broadcast)


April 30, 1989 (Sunday) - New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans LA


solo, opening for Bonnie Raitt


*May 12, 1989 (Friday) - The Vic Theater, Chicago IL


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, The Choice Wife, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Twist and Shout, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes At Me, You Can't Win, Valerie, Angel From Montgomery (with Bonnie Raitt)


*May 13, 1989 (Saturday) - The Vic Theater, Chicago IL


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, The Choice Wife, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes At Me, You Can't Win, Valerie, Motherless Children, Substitute


May 16, 1989 (Tuesday) - Palace Theater, Cleveland OH


May 18, 1989 (Thursday) - Club Estabrook, Grand Rapids MI


Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, Banish Misfortune, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, You Can't Win, Valerie, Shoot Out the Lights, Substitute


June 1, 1989 (Thursday) - Center Stage, Atlanta GA


June 2, 1989 (Friday) - Longbranch Saloon, Raleigh NC


June 4, 1989 (Sunday) - Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte NC


June 6, 1989 (Tuesday) - Lyric Opera House, Baltimore MD


Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, Bone Through Her Nose, The Choice Wife, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Twist and Shout, Shoot Out the Lights, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, You Can't Win, Substitute


June 8, 1989 (Thursday) - The New Ritz Theater, New York NY


Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, Banish Misfortune, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, You Can't Win, Turning of the Tide, Killerman Gold Posse, I'm the Candy Man, Substitute


(FM broadcast, "Folkwave", WBAI-FM)


June 9, 1989 (Friday) - Club Casino, Hampton Beach NH


June 10, 1989 (Saturday) - Great Woods Folk Festival, Great Woods, Mansfield MA


Valerie, When the Spell is Broken, Two Left Feet, I Still Dream, Push and Shove, The Choice Wife, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, You Can't Win, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Woman or a Man


E: Substitute


Bonnie Raitt's set: Angel from Montgomery


June 11, 1989 (Sunday) - Iron Horse, Northampton MA


June 15, 1989 (Thursday) - War Memorial Auditorium, Greensboro NC


June 16, 1989 (Friday) - Syria Mosque, Richmond VA


June 17, 1989 (Saturday) - Tower Theatre, Upper Darby PA


June 22, 1989 (Thursday) - The Catalyst, Sabta Cruz CA


June 23, 1989 (Friday) - Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley CA


June 25, 1989 (Sunday) - County Bowl, Santa Barbara CA


June 26, 1989 (Monday) - The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA


June 27, 1989 (Tuesday) - The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano CA


June 30, 1989 (Friday) - Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles CA


July 1, 1989 (Saturday) - California Theatre, San Diego CA


July 15, 1989 (Saturday) - Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, South Egermont MA


(with Roger McGuinn)


July 20, 1989 (Thursday) - The Maintenance Shop, Ames IA


How Many Times, When The Spell Is Broken, Push and Shove, I Still Dream, Killerman Gold Posse, Turning of the Tide, Banish Misfortune, Mother Knows Best, Simple Again, ??, She Twists The Knife Again, Pharaoh, Wall of Death, ??, Be Bop a Lula, Not Fade Away, Can't Win, ??, Bone Through Her Nose, Valerie, I Misunderstood, Smiffy's Glass Eye, ??


July 21, 1989 (Friday) - Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs CO


I Misunderstood, Shoot Out The Lights, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's For Dreamers, Push and Shove, Banish Misfortune, Psycho Street, When The Spell Is Broken, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Al Bowlly's In Heaven, Turning of the Tide, Willy O'Winsbury, Wall of Death, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes At Me, The Old Changing Way, Can't Win, I Still Dream


E: Valerie, Killing Jar, Substitute


July 23, 1989 (Sunday) - Winter Park Festival, Winter Park CO


I Misunderstood, Shoot Out the Lights, Two Left Feet, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Push and Shove, unknown, Psycho Street, When the Spell is Broken, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Turning of the Tide, Willie O'Winsbury, Wall of Death, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, The Old Changing Way, You Can't Win, Valerie, Killing Jar, Substitute


(FM broadcast)


July 24, 1989 (Monday) - Wolf Trap Farm, Vienna VA


(with Roger McGuinn)


Richard Thompson solo


August 15, 1989 (Tuesday) - Half Moon, Putney UK


August 19, 1989 (Saturday) - Cropredy Festival, Home Farm, Cropredy UK


Solo: Valerie, I Misunderstood, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, Push and Shove, Banish Misfortune, Psycho Street, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Twist and Shout, When The Spell is Broken, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, Can't Win


With Fairport Convention: Reynard the Fox, Lark in the Morning, Dark Eyed Molly, The Rose Hip, Forever Young, Dirty Linen, I Live Not Where I Love, Summer Before the War, Telling Me Lies, The Hiring Fair, Wat Tyler, Set Me Up, Instrumental Medley (Martin Barre), Little Bit of Love's Alright, London River, The Deserter, It'll Take a Long Time, From a Distance, Come Up and See Me, Head in a Sack, Red and Gold, The Gas Almost Works > Cat on the Mixer > Three Left Feet, The Lady, Who Knows Where the Time Goes, Sir Patrick Spens, Rosie, Ghosts in the Wind, Back Street Slide, Wall of Death, Gypsy Love Songs, Sloth, Crash the Party, Rosemary's Sister, Close to the Wind, Honour and Praise, The Widow of Westmoreland's Daughter, The Noise Club, John Barleycorn, Matty Groves > Rutland Reel > Sack the Juggler


E: Meet on the Ledge


September 14, 1989 (Thursday) - Pavilion, Worthing UK


September 15, 1989 (Friday) - Belfast Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland


*September 16, 1989 (Saturday) - The Thekla, Bristol UK


Vincent Black Lightning, I Misunderstood, Push and Shove, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, instrumental, Turning of the Tide, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Psycho Street, Wall of Death, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, When the Spell is Broken, Pharaoh, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, End of the Rainbow, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, You Can't Win, Valerie


E1: Captain Pugwash > Wild Thing, Reckless Kind, Substitute


E2: I Still Dream


September 18, 1989 (Monday) - Corn Exchange, Cambridge UK


Vincent Black Lightning, I Misunderstood, Push and Shove, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, unknown, Turning of the Tide, Al Bowlly's in Heaven, Psycho Street, Wall of Death, Pharaoh, Smiffy's Glass Eye, When the Spell is Broken, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, Jennie, You Can't Win, Valerie


September 19, 1989 (Tuesday) - Irish Centre, Birmingham UK


September 20, 1989 (Wednesday) - Royal Festival Hall, London UK


September 21, 1989 (Thursday) - Irish Centre, Leeds UK


September 22, 1989 (Friday) - Theatre Hafen, Newtown, Powys UK


September 23, 1989 (saturday) - Mechanics Arts Centre, Burnley UK


September 25, 1989 (Monday) - Victoria Hall, New Brighton UK


When the Spell is Broken, Woman or a Man, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Jennie, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, Valerie, Simple Again, Substitute, You Can't Win, Tear Stained Letter


September 27, 1989 (Wednesday) - Brewery Art Centre, Kendal UK


September 28, 1989 (Thursday) - Playhouse, Newcastle UK


September 29, 1989 (Friday) - Ritz, Aberdeen UK


October 16, 1989 (Monday) - Tudor Rooms, Barry's Hotel, Dublin, Ireland


I Misunderstood, Vincent Black Lightning, Shoot Out the Lights, Push and Shove, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, Banish Misfortune, Turning of the Tide, Psycho Street, Wall of Death, When the Spell is Broken, Devonside, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Jennie, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, Tear Stained Letter, You Can't Win


October 17, 1989 (Tuesday) - Pat Kenny Show, RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland

interview, Turning of the Tide

(FM broadcast)

October 17, 1989 (Tuesday) - DeLacey House, Cork, Ireland

I Misunderstood, Vincent Black Lightning, Shoot Out the Lights, Push and Shove, Waltzing's for Dreamers, Two Left Feet, Banish Misfortune, Turning of the Tide, When the Spell is Broken, Psycho Street, Wall of Death, It Better Be True, Woman or a Man, Pharaoh, Down Where the Drunkards Roll, Jerusalem on the Jukebox, Jennie, Don't Roll Those Bloodshot Eyes at Me, You Can't Win, Valerie, Simple Again, Substitute

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