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RAH setlist

Royal Albert Hall, April 4, 2014; photo: © Rasmus Heide

Direct from Paul Mann, here’s complete setlist of the evening of April 4, 2014:

  1. Jimmy Smith playback as audience arrives
    Introductory remarks by Vicky Lord
    Introduction by Bob Harris
  2. Fantasia from Sarabande
    House Band/Orch.
  3. Durham Awakes from Durham Concerto
    Orchestra
    Jacqueline Martens (Violin)
    Matthew Barley (Cello)
    Kathryn Tickell (Northumbrian Pipes)
    Nigel Hopkins (Hammond Organ)
  4. All Those Years Ago
    Steve Balsamo (vocals)
    Anna Phoebe (violin)
    Micky Moody (guitar)
    (Orchestration by Paul Mann)
  5. Pictured Within
    Miller Anderson (vocals)
    Matthew Barley (cello)
    Nigel Hopkins (Piano)
  6. Sarabande from Sarabande
    House Band/Orch.
    With Rick Wakeman (keyboards)
  7. One From The Meadow
    Margo Buchanan
    Wix Wickens (piano)
    Murray Gould (guitar)
    World Premiere of orchestral introduction by Jon Lord
    Song orchestration completed by Paul Mann
  8. Bourree from Sarabande
    House Band/Orch.
  9. Afterwards
    (Poem by Thomas Hardy; Music by Jon Lord)
    Jeremy Irons (Speaker)
    Paul Mann (Piano)
  10. INTERVAL

  11. Introductory remarks by Joe Brown.
  12. I Take What I Want/Things Get Better (Artwoods)
    Paul Weller/House Band
  13. Silas & Jerome (PAL)
  14. I’m Gonna Stop Drinking
    Phil Campbell (vocals)
    Bernie Marsden (guitar)
    Andy Wallace (Hammond)
    Nick Fyffe (Bass)
    Ian Paice (Drums)
    (Orchestration on “I’m Gonna Stop Drinking” by Richard Whilds)
  15. Soldier of Fortune
    Steve Balsamo/Sandi Thom
    (Orchestration by Jon Lord)
  16. You Keep On Moving
  17. Burn
    Glenn Hughes, Bruce Dickinson, Ian Paice, Don Airey, Rick Wakeman
    (Orchestrations by Richard Whilds)
  18. This Time Around
    Glenn Hughes
    Wix Wickens (piano)
    (Orchestration by Richard Whilds)
  19. DP Set

  20. Uncommon Man (Orchestration by Paul Mann)
  21. Above and Beyond (Orchestration by Paul Mann)
  22. Lazy (with Stephen Bentley-Klein, violin)
  23. When A Blind Man Cries (Orchestration by Paul Mann)
  24. Perfect Strangers
    (World premiere of full orchestral introduction by Jon Lord;
    Song orchestration by Jon Lord & Paul Mann)
  25. Black Night
  26. Hush (Orchestration by Paul Mann)
    with Rick Wakeman, Bruce Dickinson, Murray Gould, et al

Orchestra is the Orion Orchestra with Paul Mann conducting.

House band:
Nigel Hopkins and Wix Wickens (Keyboards)
Murray Gould (Guitar)
Jerry Brown (Drums)
Neil Murray (Bass)
Mario Argandona (Percussion)

Many thanks to Paul Mann for the info. Photo: Rasmus Heide, JonLord.org



23 Comments to “RAH setlist”:

  1. 1
    Miquel Zucar Martinez says:

    Parece que ayer ? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgLWPcxx-Dc

  2. 2
    JBreis says:

    Wow!
    I wish I was there.
    Jon Lord will never really die.

  3. 3
    MacGregor says:

    Stunning set list, a special concert for the maestro Lord, the ONLY Lord! Great to see Soldier Of Fortune, Burn, You Keep On Moving & This Time Around! As long as Hughes didn’t whoop & holler & attempt to scream, I am looking forward to hearing his vocal performance of those two CTTB songs! Also Bruce Dickinson singing Burn! Stellar musicians all around, brilliant!
    Incredibly emotional & proud evening for his wife & family no doubt, & also friends & musicians! RIP Jon Lord. Cheers.

  4. 4
    Robert Ferguson says:

    will this be coming out on dvd, hope so 🙂

  5. 5
    Scoot says:

    Great set list. They didn’t go for the obvious, instead giving a good cross-section of the music Jon was involved in, including THE ARTWOODS. How cool was that. Paul put together a wonderful tribute to Jon. I’ve heard there will be an official release eventually. It’s already on my wish list.

    I will say that I’m disappointed that Ritchie decided to not be involved. He and Jon, (along with Ian) started DP, and the DP sound was the interplay between Jon and Ritchie. I wouldn’t have expected Ritchie to perform with his former band mates, but an appearance with the house band and orchestra would have been a sign of respect for Jons memory. Oh well, he’s an adult and can make his own decisions. The rest of us will enjoy the tribute that was presented with love and respect.

  6. 6
    Drumguy1988 says:

    Interesting that they didn’t play Smoke On The Water.

    I sure this was the concert of the Century. Wonder what Jon thought of all this???. Anyone have an opinion???

  7. 7
    Rob says:

    I couldn’t go but CAN’T wait to see this on DVD. I Hear Glenn stole the show!

  8. 8
    Jürgen Nagel says:

    Phantastic show. Glenn Hughes blew everyone away. Truely highlight of the show.
    3 disappointements:
    they didn’t play any whitesnake song, although Marsden, Moody, Paice and Murray were on stage.
    Deep Purple played two songs, in which Jon Lord has never been involved (the rest of the show was Jon Lords Music).
    I don’t know why, but Glenn Hughes was the only artist, who wasn’t on stage during the final smoke on the water.

  9. 9
    Drdp says:

    I don’t think I could have controlled myself watching Glenn sing “This Time Around” for Lordy.

    As I look around you can’t be found
    To lose you I’d rather see
    The endless time of space go passing by
    This time around
    This time around
    So look around we all will be found
    In love.

    It must have been PRICELESS!

  10. 10
    Anders says:

    #8:
    I agree the show was fantastic. The roar when Glenn entered the stage was awesome.
    I had also hoped for some Whitesnake, but Silas and Jerome & Gonna stop drinking more than made up for that omission.
    I was also surprised that Glenn didn’t show up on Hush. His ego to big maybe??

  11. 11
    GhostofCain says:

    Great night, although I must admit that I found some of Glenn’s screams pointless and a tad irritating. That being said, ‘You keep on moving’ by Bruce Dickinson and Glenn was the highlight of the night.

    Regarding Deep Purple, sure, Jon was not part of the first songs of their set, but those songs were dedicated to Jon when the latest Purple album was released…

  12. 12
    Scott W. says:

    No one was on stage for Smoke… as they did not play it!!!

  13. 13
    Thomas Van Shaw Bokgren says:

    A magic night!

  14. 14
    Tommy H. says:

    Ritchie should have been there playing Child In Time and Smoke On The Water.

    I saw the Youtube Clip of Burn. It sounds amazing with exception of Glenn’s permanent over the top screaming. I’m amazed that his voice is in a better shape than ever but from time to time he should hold himself back a little.

  15. 15
    Christer says:

    Please, please, please tell me there will be a DVD from this event!

  16. 16
    Jürgen Nagel says:

    ooops, i ment “hush”, which was the final song that night.
    I does not seem like, Glenns ego was too big. He looked very emotionel when he talked about writing “this time around” with Jon. Maybe Ian Gillans ego is too big ? Not sharing space on stage with an other DP-singer ?

  17. 17
    paul anderson says:

    @8 Above and beyond is dedicated to Jon Lord on the Album so i guess why this was played. Uncommon Man i believe has undertones to Jon Lord as well.
    But as you say no whitensake songs which i was hoping to have happened. Pity i wasnt there either

  18. 18
    MacGregor says:

    Jurgen @ 16- Why would Gillan want to share the stage with Hughes?????? What for, he has his own gig around the corner for one, he would be emotional no doubt as other members would have been & his vocal definitely does not fit at all with Hughes! Why do certain people say it is ego when it simply wouldn’t be! Too many vocalist’s on stage is too many. Dickinson & Hughes couldn’t get it together properly in my book, Gillan is far to professional to get caught up in that! My opinion of it, but I may be wrong of course! Cheers.

  19. 19
    The Cat (still sleepy) says:

    Wooow…
    There are some songs we wish we would have heard them played by Jon Lord himself (“This Time Around”, “I’m Gonna Stop Drinking”…..)
    Is Paul Weller THE Paul Weller from the Jam?
    Good idea from DP to include two new songs. After all, “Above & Beyond” is a dedication to the maestro. And by playing new stuff, DP proves that, somehow thanks to Jon, they can keep on being creative and inspired. The problem is more in the old stuff’s choice : I would have liked to hear them play some more Jon-driven songs, like “Blind”, “A Touch Away” or “Our Lady”. Well, anyway, great great choice.

  20. 20
    Ivica says:

    Failed only David Coverdale to sing the “Soldier of Fortune” and ,a song of “good early Whitesnake”.
    and
    Of course
    he
    “prince of darkness”.
    without them, the set list and the list of performers is impressive

    Jon tanks for all years

  21. 21
    richard woodhouse says:

    Pardon the lack of caps. just had shoulder surgery. jon is so much a part of my life. I’ve been listening to his music for decades. I even got to meet him one cold night in Pittsburgh after a smokin show in 1996. such a nice person. you could just feel a down to earth kindness in him. an often forgotten song of his is his song “For a friend” I listen it and just marvel at the beauty of his music. Jon was so versatile going from blistering rock solo’s to his retrospective “Pictured Within” The World is a poorer place with him gone. God Bless Jon Lord!

  22. 22
    MacGregor says:

    I cannot believe this concert hasn’t received wider coverage than it has in the media! I have not seen anything mentioned at the BBC site at all! They cover all aspects of entertainment, Jon Lord’s passing received plenty of attention, but not this! And at The Royal Albert Hall also! Unbelievable! A shame indeed! Actually it is a disgrace! Cheers!

  23. 23
    MacGregor says:

    Excellent version of Hush, Dickinson sings well there with Gillan, Wakeman & Airey on the keys dueling , brilliant! Cheers.

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