For information about how to use this forum please check out forum help and policies.
wow Joe Ely. me and billy the kid. ! LOVE that guy!
14, Elton John in 1975.
These shows were my first shows as a 14 year old in 1973.
I have now seen over 6000 gigs since then.
Check out the bands and dates etc on www.raysgigs.com
Number Band(s) Venue Date Rating Comments
1 Slade Geordie Suzi Quatro (Pop Party) Brands Hatch Racetrack,Kent 12.08.1973 9 No singing just personal appearance. I can remember picking up all these Chris Jagger singles that the promo girl threw out the window.
2 Wizzard + Raymond Froggart Hammersmith Palais, London 11.09.1973 9 First ever proper live concert. We met the band upstairs in the circle after the show for autographs.
3 Mott The Hoople + Queen Hammersmith Odeon, London 14.12.1973 9.5 fantastic double bill .This was the first ever concert I saw at the famous Hammersmith Odeon .Freddie and Queen were great and I think this was their only proper tour as support band and it was before their first ever hit single . Mott The Hoople also did a really great set ." All The Young Dudes " and others.
4 Sweet + Fumble Rainbow Theatre, London 21.12.1973 9.5 "Teenage Rampage" was new single. we had seats 6 rows from the front and The Sweet were fantastic .
5 Elton John + Kiki Dee Hammersmith Odeon, London 23.12.1973 9 got bryan ferry autograph Elton John and his band were always great when they played Hammersmith
6 Elton John + Kiki Dee Hammersmith Odeon, London 24.12.1973 9 This tour was to support current album