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Best gig of your life?

maddog_007

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I was there too & it remains my favourite gig ever, though we were at stage level about 6 rows back. It was amazing, the queue was mental as you say. Four of us drove up from Sheffield in a Ford Capri, about an hour into the journey 4th gear kept popping out so the drive had to sort of cock his leg over & hold it in with the back of the knee, typical it happened on such a long journey, but just part of the memories now.

In my teens my cousin from Gloucester came up on holiday and I liked Alice Cooper but he raved on about Bowie!.
"No more Mr Nice Guy" was one of my first 45's,but I soon had a cassette collection of Bowie's albums.
Like you that concert has never been surpassed since!.
 

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I have been to so many, but in event terms:

Live Aid July 1985, Wembley Stadium, is the most memorable. So much greatness..
 

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Bauhaus 05/07/1983 Hammersmith Palais

Seen them many times. Best was at Routes Club, Exeter, August 1980, promoting first LP. Dramatic.
Being an Exeter Uni student, I also saw killing joke in Exeter around the same time, who were equally stunning.

My dad worked for A&M records, so I was also lucky to see the Police doing a warm up gig pre Regatta de BLanc release, also at the tiny Routes club. They were brilliant in that ’were gonna be big’ way, and with that certain dynamic that 3 piece bands do live. Got to go back stage and hang out afterwards too. No drugs but plenty of booze
 
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A few really
Led Zeppelin Knebworth 4/8/79
Robert Plant with Honeydrippers, Retford Porterhouse 4/5/81
The Smiths Liverpool University 14/3/84
Pink Floyd Manchester City ground 8/8/88
James Manchester 4/12/93
 

Leeken

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Best was Pink Floyd Earl’s Court 94,that was amazing,most memorable was rolling stones at Maine road in 1990 was brilliant,first concert I ever went to,and a absolutely amazing night seeing the prodigy at a rave before they were famous around the time Charley came out.
Every time I’ve seen Hawkwind I’m always amazed as well.
 

psychomodo

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So many… Can at the Roundhouse, Alice supported by Roxy.. But I guess the most important was my first. Pink Floyd at Crystal Palace May’71. 16 years old and things were never the same
 
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