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Album Board / Doc Pomus!
« on: September 17, 2010, 05:34:09 PM »
So, I might be a little slow and this might have been posted before, but I was just browsing through a Ray Charles Transcription book of mine, and I noticed a song called "Lonely Avenue" by Doc Pomus that he was covering.

Thought I'd bring up this interesting tid bit in case anyone didn't know.

Album Board / morgan davis live recording
« on: April 22, 2010, 01:05:09 PM »
Does anyone know where i can find the live recording of morgan davis where in the beginning ben says "featuring joe delorenzo" ? i used to have it but don't anymore. couldn't find it on wokeupwaytoolate, maybe i was looking in the wrong place?


Tour Board / UD Set List
« on: April 19, 2010, 05:51:57 PM »
After reading about the STL show, this was a very similar crowd/concert. It seemed there were too many students not interested in the music who didn't know his stuff. Not to mention, I don't think the general feel ever works in a large stadium. There was no one else singing around me which was kind of funny, they probly heard me more than Ben. Still, it didn't seem to bother Ben to much, typical college concert. Here's the setlist, although i didn't write it down, so not in order, but 99% sure i got 'em all.

Annie Waits
Rock This Bitch (Weirdest Rock this bitch i've heard. about the hospital down the street and his overweight waitress at Denny's. Which is why he went right into...)
All U Can Eat
Secret Life Of Morgan Davis (played this after because he said some audiences are more into music, others lyrics, and liked the response from the words in All u can eat)
Fake Bitch Went Nutz
You Don't Know Me (w/ Kate and her guitarist - who were great!)
Steven's Last Night in Town (w/ Drum solo)
We're Still Fighting It
Army (crowd singing was horrible)
Picture Window
Narcolepsy (After the middle section he did some improv 12 bar blues - don't know if the lyrics were from a song or made up)
Bitches 'Aint Shit (by request from a lot of people yelling, had a girl come and sing the second verse)
Not The Same (4 part harmony, horrible audience singing again)

Zak and Sara
One Angry Dwarf 200 Solemn Faces

Tour Board / Cleveland 4/15 Show
« on: April 15, 2010, 08:04:20 PM »
My 11th folds show and easily my favorite! (first time seeing him solo)

This isn't the correct order, but these were the songs.

Free Coffee
Annie Waits
All you Can Eat
Levi Johnstons Blues
Picture Window
Steven's Last Night in Town (with awesome drum solo)
Hiro's song (all on his drum set)
Rock this Bitch on drums
Sentimental Guy
Zak and Sara
You Don't Know Me
Bitch Went Nutz
Morgan Davis (which I requested!)
Still Fighting It
Not the same (4 part harmony)
One Angry Dwarf 200 Solemn Faces

Rockin' The Suburbs
Song For the Dumped

This show was awesome. He was on fire (nothing new there) and played forever, taking a ton of requests. His drum solo on Steven's Last night was amazing. All I can say is his fingers must hurt like hell after tonight.

Tickets For Sale/Wanted / [REQ] Cleveland House of Blues 4/15
« on: March 28, 2010, 04:06:09 PM »
Hi all,

Looking to go to this show but already sold out  :( preferably 2 tickets if anyone has them, but if only 1 that's ok too. Thanks!

- Nick

Tour Board / oxford
« on: April 11, 2006, 09:54:06 PM »
wow. just got back from the miami show, another great performance. the only downside to this show was my seat, i couldnt see his hands. but it was a very nice set list plus i got to meet him afterwards (but forgot to ask him about his glasses!!!). anyway, wondering if anyone got a setlist from the show.

Transcription / cream of wheat
« on: March 19, 2006, 09:25:15 PM »
anyone know of a secret life of morgan davis transcription?

General Board / meeting ben
« on: March 19, 2006, 09:23:01 PM »
allright, i know there have probably been numerous posts identical to this one, but im just wondering what the best way to meet ben is, from those of you with experience in meeting this legend.

Tour Board / Colombus show
« on: March 16, 2006, 11:41:47 AM »
hey i was wondering if anyone got a set list for last night.
that was by far the best show ive seen. they were full of energy and had a great selection of songs from many albums. ben talked a lot too, which is always funny.

Tour Board / BEN FOLDS @ Promowest
« on: February 27, 2006, 10:35:44 PM »
hey guys just wondering if anybody knows if ben will be the headliner for this show. i know chris mills is opening but i was wondering if ben lee or rufus wainright will be there as well. thanks.

Transcription / rock out with c*ck out
« on: September 22, 2005, 06:49:56 AM »
Hey, anyone have the chords or a transcription to this beautiful song?

Tour Board / Butler University
« on: September 08, 2005, 03:06:54 PM »
Hey, i just checked out Butler University's site on the concert on october 14th, and tickets go on sale tomorrow but it says they are already sold out. anyone have any info on this?

Tour Board / ben folds solo dates
« on: August 12, 2005, 09:40:14 PM »
I noticed ben has a few solo dates coming up in the fall. is the fray going to open for him, or is it going to be similar to the rufus wainwright /ben folds tour going on right now, where it is a co-headliner?

Tour Board / Columbus Show
« on: August 11, 2005, 09:31:23 PM »
Tonight I saw Ben for the very first time, although i have been a huge fan of him for almost a year. i definently need to see him any chance i get. if i remember correctly here is his set list: Bastard, Gone, Zak and Sara, You to Thank, Jesusland, Landed, Trusted, Bitches aint shit, a song i didnt know that rufus sang along, another song i wasnt familiar with from naked baby photos, philosophy, not the same, and oad. it may be missing some, and out of order but if anyone was wondering thats the best i can remember. also, oad was amazing when he threw his stool at the piano at the end.  \m/
- Nick

Tickets For Sale/Wanted / [FS] 2 TICKETS - AUG. 11TH, COLUMBUS
« on: August 08, 2005, 08:11:19 PM »
I have to tickets for sale to see Ben Folds on August 11th in Columbus at the Promowest ampitheater. Bought for $33 each on ticketmaster. Make an offer if you want one or both. - Nick

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