5      THE NEVER-ENDING TOUR CONTINUES. 1

5.1       Introduction. 1

5.2       The musicians. 1

5.3       The show.. 1

5.4       US Spring Tour. 3

5.4.1        Dates and venues. 3

5.4.2        The songs. 3

5.4.3        Statistics. 11

5.4.4        Comments. 11

 

 

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WAITING FOR A MIRACLE

 

 

5       THE NEVER-ENDING TOUR CONTINUES

5.1                                Introduction

The Never-Ending Tour rolled on with 86 new shows, all pretty much the same as in 1995, 1994 and 1993. Same band, same songs and same format. The only change was that drummer Winston Watson quit after the summer tour in Europe and was replaced by David Kemper from the Jerry Garcia band.

The 1996 part of The Never-Ending Tour consisted of three new "legs":

 

April-May

US & Canada

27 shows

June-July

Europe

28 shows

October-November

US

28 shows

The Nomura show in February and the Olympic Games shows in Atlanta, Georgia in August must also be considered part of the Never-Ending Tour.

 

5.2                                The musicians

John Jackson

electric and acoustic guitar, back-up vocal

Bucky Baxter

pedal steel guitar, lap steel guitar

 

electric & acoustic slide guitar, dobro

 

electric mandolin

 

back-up vocal

Tony Garnier

bass

Winston Watson

drums February-August

David Kemper

drums October-November

 

5.3                                The show

The standard show contained a main set:

 

6 electric songs

 

3 acoustic

 

3 electric

and then encores:

 

1 electric

or

1 acoustic

 

1 acoustic

 

1 electric

 

1 electric

 

 

A shortened version was used at various festivals.

 

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5.4                                US Spring Tour

5.4.1                            Dates and venues

APRIL

 

13

Madison, New Jersey

Simon Forum Athletic Center, Drew University

14

New Haven, Connecticut

Palace Theater

16

Springfield, Massachusetts

Symphony Hall

17

Burlington, Vermont

Patrick Gymnasium, University Of Vermont

18

Providence, Rhode Island

The Strand

19

Portland, Maine

State Theater

20

Portland, Maine

State Theater

21

Portland, Maine

State Theater

22

Orono, Maine

Hutchins Concert Hall, Maine Center For The Performing Arts, University Of Maine

23

Orono, Maine

Hutchins Concert Hall, Maine Center For The Performing Arts, University Of Maine

26

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Verdun Auditorium

27

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Concert Hall

28

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Concert Hall

30

Syracuse, New York

Landmark Theater

 

MAY

 

  1

Poughkeepsie, New York

Mid-Hudson Civic Center

  3

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

University Fieldhouse, Bucknell University

  4

Richmond, Virginia

Classic Amphitheater, Fairground At Strawberry Hill

  5

Atlanta, Georgia

Miller Lite Stage, 3rd Annual Music Midtown

  7

Louisville, Kentucky

The Louisville Palace

  8

Columbus, Ohio

The Palace

10

Erie, Pennsylvania

Warner Theatre, Civic Center

11

Buffalo, New York

Houston Gym, Sports Arena, Buffalo State Collage

12

London, Ontario, Canada

Alumni Hall, University Of Western Ontario

14

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Michigan Theater

16

Clarkston, Michigan

Pine Knob Music Theatre

17

Cleveland, Ohio

Nautica Stage

18

Burgettstown, Pennsylvania

Coca Cola Star Lake Amphitheater

 

 

 

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5.4.2                            The songs

AB      acoustic with the band

SONG CHART

 

 

 

April

 

 

13

14

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

26

27

28

30

Crash On The Levee (Down In The Flood)

 

1

1

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

I Want You

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Along The Watchtower

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Just Like A Woman

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

Watching The River Flow

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

5

 

5

Silvio

 

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

Tangled Up In Blue

AB

7

 

7

 

7

7

 

 

 

 

7

7

 

7

Masters Of War

AB

8

8

8

 

 

 

 

8

8

 

8

8

 

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AB

9

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

God Knows

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Wheel's On Fire

 

11

11

11

11

5

5

 

5

 

11

 

11

 

 

Obviously Five Believers

 

12

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

Alabama Getaway

 

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

Girl From The North Country

AB

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

14

 

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

15

15

15

15

 

15

 

15

15

15

15

 

15

15

If You See Her, Say Hello

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

2

 

 

 

Shelter From The Storm

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

Mr. Tambourine Man

AB

 

7

 

7

 

 

7

 

7

 

 

 

7

 

To Ramona

AB

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maggie's Farm

 

 

10

10

10

10

 

10

10

 

 

10

12

 

12

Highway 61 Revisited

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

It Ain't Me, Babe

AB

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

Lay Lady Lay

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most Likely You Go Your Way

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

Tears Of Rage

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AB

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

7

 

7

 

9

 

 

Seeing The Real You At Last

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

My Back Pages

AB

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

14

 

 

Man In The Long Black Coat

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Positively 4th Street

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

It Takes A Lot To Laugh

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

Boots Of Spanish Leather

AB

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

I Shall Be Released

AB

 

 

 

14

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drifter's Escape

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

1

 

1

1

 

 

Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AB

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

Friend Of The Devil

AB

 

 

 

 

9

 

9

9

9

 

 

 

9

9

She Belongs To Me

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Joey

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

You're A Big Girl Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visions Of Johanna

AB

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Brown

AB

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stuck Inside Of Mobile

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

Simple Twist Of Fate

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seven Days

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

12

12

12

 

 

 

12

10

Forever Young

AB

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pledging My Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Desolation Row

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

8

 

 

8

 

What Good Am I?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

1

If Not For You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

2

 

 

Under The Red Sky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

When I Paint My Masterpiece

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Don't Believe You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

4

 

Tombstone Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

Jokerman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

I'll Remember You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

Shooting Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Total # of songs

15

15

15

15

14

15

14

15

15

15

15

14

15

15

 

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SONG CHART – continued

 

 

 

May

 

 

 

1

3

4

5

7

8

10

11

12

14

16

17

18

S

Crash On The Levee (Down In The Flood)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

 

9

I Want You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

2

All Along The Watchtower

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

27

Just Like A Woman

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

4

Watching The River Flow

 

 

 

5

5

 

 

 

 

 

5

5

5

 

9

Silvio

 

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

27

Tangled Up In Blue

AB

7

 

 

7

 

7

 

 

 

 

7

7

7

13

Masters Of War

AB

 

8

8

 

8

 

 

8

 

8

 

 

8

13

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AB

 

9

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

9

 

 

9

7

God Knows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

This Wheel's On Fire

 

5

11

11

 

 

 

 

11

11

 

11

 

 

15

Obviously Five Believers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Alabama Getaway

 

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

27

Girl From The North Country

AB

14

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

14

 

14

 

 

7

Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35

 

15

 

15

14

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

23

If You See Her, Say Hello

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Shelter From The Storm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Mr. Tambourine Man

AB

 

7

7

 

7

 

7

7

7

7

 

 

 

12

To Ramona

AB

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

8

 

4

Maggie's Farm

 

 

12

12

10

12

 

10

 

12

 

 

12

 

16

Highway 61 Revisited

 

12

 

 

12

 

12

 

12

 

12

12

 

12

9

It Ain't Me, Babe

AB

 

14

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

14

6

Lay Lady Lay

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Most Likely You Go Your Way

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

3

Tears Of Rage

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Mama, You Been On My Mind

AB

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Seeing The Real You At Last

 

 

 

10

 

 

10

 

 

 

10

 

10

 

6

My Back Pages

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

14

 

5

Man In The Long Black Coat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

2

2

 

 

 

5

Positively 4th Street

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

5

It Takes A Lot To Laugh

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

 

5

5

Boots Of Spanish Leather

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

I Shall Be Released

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Drifter's Escape

 

 

 

1

1

1

1

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

11

Señor (Tales Of Yankee Power)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

2

 

3

I'll Be Your Baby Tonight

 

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

4

Love Minus Zero/No Limit

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Friend Of The Devil

AB

9

10

 

9

9

9

 

9

 

 

9

9

 

14

She Belongs To Me

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

3

Joey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You

 

2

 

 

 

2

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

7

You're A Big Girl Now

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Visions Of Johanna

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

John Brown

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Stuck Inside Of Mobile

 

10

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

5

Simple Twist Of Fate

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

3

Seven Days

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

7

Forever Young

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Pledging My Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Desolation Row

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

8

 

 

 

 

5

What Good Am I?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

The Times They Are A-Changin'

AB

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

4

Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat

 

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

1

7

If Not For You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Under The Red Sky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

When I Paint My Masterpiece

 

11

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

4

I Don't Believe You

 

4

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

5

Tombstone Blues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Jokerman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

2

The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

I'll Remember You

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Shooting Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

The Man In Me

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AB

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Never Gonna Be The Same Again

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

2

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

AB

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

2

I And I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Disease Of Conceit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

1

Everything Is Broken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

1

Total # of songs

15

14

15

14

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

15

400

 

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ALPHABETICAL SONG CHART

 

 

 

April

 

 

13

14

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

26

27

28

30

Alabama Getaway

 

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

All Along The Watchtower

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Ballad Of A Thin Man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

Boots Of Spanish Leather

AB

 

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

Crash On The Levee (Down In The Flood)

 

1

1

1

1

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

Desolation Row

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

8

 

 

8

 

Disease Of Conceit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

AB

9

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

Drifter's Escape

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

1

 

1

1

 

 

Everything Is Broken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forever Young

AB

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend Of The Devil

AB

 

 

 

 

9

 

9

9

9

 

 

 

9

9

Girl From The North Country

AB

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

14

 

God Knows

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

AB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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