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Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)

Suffragette City feat. Craig Mercer - Space Oddity

Devo - Uncontrollable Urge

Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

R.E.M. and Neil Young - Country Feedback

The Bridge School Benefit - Shoreline Amphitheatre

New York Dolls - Looking For A Kiss

Devo - Gut Feeling / Slap Your Mammy

Mott the Hoople - All The Way From Memphis

Pulp - Common People

O.M.G. - Bonus

Divine - I’m So Beautiful

At the Shoreline Amphitheatre on 2 October 1994

Holly Sandoval - utterly brilliant

Reading 2011

Another chorus and we will be marching into Poland

Crazy For You

Stotinkica

Ragged Glory Tour 1991

If I could stick a pen in my heart and spill it all over the stage

Is this one’s for River?

On stage at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California. On 18 October 1998 in the San Francisco Bay Area an amazing set was played by R.E.M.

With collaboration from Neil Young, an incredible rendition of Country Feedback was performed.

Watch in reverence.

On 13 February 2016 at the Marquee Club, Halifax, Nova Scotia  . . .  a Bowie Tribute

Can you hear me, Major Tom

1977

Maybe it’s Maybelline

Mock Rock, more like Frock Rock from the archives of the OGWT - a fix is not a kiss

Female Trouble

The Bridge School is a non-profit organization in Hillsborough, California for children with severe speech and physical impairments. It aims to allow the children to achieve full participation in their communities through both Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technologies (AT). It has become a world recognized leader in both AAC and AT.

The Bridge School was founded in 1986. Pegi Young was inspired to start the school after she was unable to find a suitable placement for her non-verbal son, Ben, who has cerebral palsy. The school opened in 1987 after funds were raised from the 1st Annual Bridge School Benefit concert in 1986. The first student graduated from the school in 1991.

A permanent building was constructed for the school on the campus of North Elementary School in 1995 and affords students at the school the opportunity to participate in the general education environment. The school opened its preschool program in 2003.

One of the organization's main sources of funding is the annual benefit concert which is held every October at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California. It is an acoustic non-profit charity concert organized by Neil Young and his wife Pegi. The first concert was held in 1986 to support the opening of the school and has been held every year, with the exception of 1987, since. Performers generally perform acoustically and have included David Bowie, Metallica, Elton John, Foo Fighters, Bob Dylan and The Beach Boys. Neil Young is heavily involved in the organization and promotion of the concert and has performed every year. The last concert was held in October 2016.

The concerts last the entire weekend and were an annual Bay Area highlight - the concerts were billed online as the primary means of funding for The Bridge School.

. . .  and they weren’t even the headline act

Beyond the Blue Event Horizon

Twinkle - Terry

Facility Girl

On 11 April 1965 Ms Lynn Annette Ripley takes the stage at the Empire Pool, Wembley in front of her backing band the Gonks.

21 May 2015 - Please wait at the gate of Heaven for me - RIP

Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Watching the Detectives

I don’t know how much more of this I can take

He’s filing his nails while they’re dragging the lake

On 5 May 1978 at the Capitol Theatre, Passaic, New Jersey - a highlight for all of those there.

A terminally sharp script was story-boarded for this song. Potential for a classic Victim showpiece.

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Robert Wyatt - Shipbuilding

A song, written by Elvis Costello during the so-called Falklands War

A performance from the OGWT in June 1983 from the former Soft Machine drummer

Pass us another box of tissues, please

Right. Here’s another piece of completely escapist light entertainment  . . .

The stage is set and as the lights dim the crowdbegins to roar their approval - the moment has begun - oh, be still my beating heart.

Yes, thirteen performances by pop people playing perfectly - such powerful applause.

Performance art reaches new depths