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Setlists and photos Hollywood Bowl '71 and '74?

Walkinat9

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Hi all,

I may be asking for the impossible, but does anyone know what their setlist would have been when they performed at the Hollywood Bowl on July 16, 1971 and August(?) 1974?

I'm visiting L.A. for the first time this week and I would like to visit the Hollywood Bowl during the day and sit there imagining Karen & Richard with the guys on stage, listening to the music from the 3 occasions that they performed there.

I guess the setlist from 1974 would have been similar to their concerts in Europe and Japan a few months earlier and I've also seen photos of it online (although not many)

The 1971 show is more of a mystery to me. Actually, a few songs of that show were mentioned in a newspaper article in Randy Schmidt's book (apparently not exactly a fan, the writer of the article that is), so not that much of a mystery after all.
So according to that article they did:
- Help
- Superstar
- Baby it's you
- Bacharach/David medley
- Bless the beasts and the children
- For all we know
- Benediction
(not sure about the order though)
I'm sure they would have done Ticket To Ride, Close To You, We've Only Just Begun and Rainy Days, too.

But has any of you seen any photos from their '71 appearance at the Bowl?

Greg (packing bags)
 

Harry

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I don't have any info on the Hollywood Bowl setlist from 1971, but I DO have a setlist from Philadelphia the following spring:

April 21, 1972
Introduction/Close To You
Help
Love Is Surrender
Ticket To Ride Introduction
Ticket To Ride
For All We Know
Sacre Bleau (Doug Strawn lead)
Disneyland/Mr Guder Introduction
Mr. Guder
Close To You
Reason To Believe Introduction
Reason To Believe
Rainy Days And Mondays
Cinderella Rockefeller (Doug & Karen)
Superstar
Flat Baroque
Group Introduction
Bacharach-David Medley Introduction
Any Day Now
Baby, It's You
Knowing When To Leave
Make It Easy On Yourself
Always Something There To Remind Me
Sometimes
Hurting Each Other
We've Only Just Begun
 

Walkinat9

Well-Known Member
Thread Starter
I don't have any info on the Hollywood Bowl setlist from 1971, but I DO have a setlist from Philadelphia the following spring:

April 21, 1972
Introduction/Close To You
Help
Love Is Surrender
Ticket To Ride Introduction
Ticket To Ride
For All We Know
Sacre Bleau (Doug Strawn lead)
Disneyland/Mr Guder Introduction
Mr. Guder
Close To You
Reason To Believe Introduction
Reason To Believe
Rainy Days And Mondays
Cinderella Rockefeller (Doug & Karen)
Superstar
Flat Baroque
Group Introduction
Bacharach-David Medley Introduction
Any Day Now
Baby, It's You
Knowing When To Leave
Make It Easy On Yourself
Always Something There To Remind Me
Sometimes
Hurting Each Other
We've Only Just Begun

Awesome Harry, thanks!!!
I'm sure it would have been similar to that setlist minus Flat Baroque and Hurting each other.

My heart made a little happy jump, when I was walking on the Walk of Fame last night and spotted the Carpenters star on it :)

So exciting to be here! :cool:

Greg
 

Harry

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Staff member
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That's the day I was born!!!!!!

I was at said concert. In fact, I and my cohorts were shut out of the main concert that evening as it sold out extremely quickly. But a radio station tipped us off to a second show being added and we attended (and recorded) that one.
 
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