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Posts Tagged: Todd Rundgren
What the hell was I thinking?
almost an outtake from The Nightfly
When you read the setlist you think, oh OK, two killer Ringo, a new Ringo, Todd, a bit of a snooze and then Ringo again. But when you are there, you have to sit through excruciating versions of “Evil Ways”, “Rosanna” and “Kyrie”. It is deadly.
With the eagerly awaited big time rock concert for young Ringo and his All Stars at the Beacon Tuesday and Wednesday nights, I thought it might be worthwhile to take a closer at the setlist, a lot of Ringo (including two newbies), plus Rundgren and, ahem, Toto songs
Good Vibrations – Todd Rundgren – From 1976 where the often woolly Todd does an astonishing act of replication with the excitations that was one of Brian Wilson’s most intricate and highly arranged pies of progressive pop. An act of, well, complete strangeness and the better for it – A