Another Aussie Classic at a recent gig

Hi fellow Justineer’s
Well I just got another 2.5 hour gig under my belt.
I did a sing-a-long event at an over 50’s Lifestyle Community.
They were really noisy as you will hear in the video but they did get into the singing.
So in continuing my recent theme of Aussie classic songs here is my cover from the gig of Russell Morris On The Wings Of An Eagle. You may not have heard it before but it was a major hit for him in 1972.
Audio is very average as it was recorded on my iPhone mic. Unfortunately it picked up a lot of the background noise, however, it will give you an idea of how my gig went.


Hi Ron, I guess your gig has been great fun! It sounded just great, despite the background noises…that is how an acoustic guitar is supposed to sound! :star_struck::star_struck::star_struck:

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Well done Ron. 2.5 hours, wow. That must have been quite some set list.


Great for you to have another gig done. 2.5 hours is a bit of a marathon! As sairfingers said that must have been an extensive set list. I see you are plugged in, turn the amp up!

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Nice one Ron!
They sound like a fun crowd to perform to!

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Thank you.

Hi Gordon.
It was ok at 2.5 hours I wouldn’t want to go a lot longer.
I had about 64 songs in my list to choose from for the gig. I used about 38 I think. Here is the list I had for the day:

America) Sandman
(Beatles) Hey Jude
(Beatles) In My Life chords
(Beatles) Let It Be
(Beatles) Something
(Beatles) Ticket To Ride
(Beatles) With A Little Help From My Friends
(Beatles) The Long And Winding Road
(Bee Gees) Words
(Bee Gees) How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
(Bread) Guitar Man
(Cat Steven) Moonshadow
(Cat Stevens) Father and Son
(Cat Stevens) Wild World
(Crowded House) Better Be Home Soon
(Crowded House) Don’t Dream Its Over
(Dan Fogelberg) Leader Of The Band
(Eagles) Desperado
(Eagles) Tequila Sunrise
(Elton John) Daniel
(Elton John) Rocket Man
(Elton John) Your Song
(Fleetwood Mac) LANDSLIDE
(Glen Campbell) Try A Little Kindness
(Gordon Lightfoot) If You Could Read My Mind
(Green Day) Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
(Hollies) He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother
(James Reyne) Reckless
(James Taylor ) You’ve Got A Friend
(James Taylor) Carolina in my mind
(James Taylor) Copperline
(James Taylor) Fire and Rain
(James Taylor) Something in the way she moves
(James Taylor) Shower The People
(Keith Urban) Making Memories Of Us
(Neil Young) Heart of Gold
(Neil Young) Long May You Run
(Neil Young) Old Man
(Procol Harum) A Whiter Shade Of Pale
(R.E.M) Everybody Hurts
(Ross Ryan) I Am Pegasus
(Seals&Crofts) Summer Breeze
(Simon&Garfukal) Sounds of Silence
(Simon&Garfunkel) I Am A Rock
Dance (America) Sister Golden Hair
Dance (Beach Boys) Little Deuce Coupe
Dance (Beatles) A Hard Days Night
Dance (Beatles) I Want To Hold Your Hand
Dance (Beatles) I Saw Her Standing There
Dance (Billy Thorpe) Most People I Know
Dance (CCR) Have You Ever Seen the Rain
Dance (Eagles) Peaceful Easy Feeling
Dance (Eagles) Take It Easy
Dance (Herman’s Hermits) Theres A Kind Of Hush
Dance (Monkees) Im A Believer
Dance (Neil Diamond) Sweet Caroline
Dance (Neil Young) Lotta Love
Dance (Russell Morris) The Real Thing
Dance (Russell Morris) On The Wings Of An Eagle
(Ron Gloss) Will It Ever Be The Same Again

Hi Trevor,
I did turn it up and was asked to turn it down lol.
I posted my set list in Gordon’s reply if you want to see it. :smiley:

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Thank you Ruaridh,
They were a great crowd. I did have some complaints but most very good feedback.

Nice one Ron. 2.5 hours, wow, how were the finger tips after that?

It was nice to hear some of the noisy crowd singing along in the chorus’s and I guess that the round of applause makes up for them being so noisy.

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Thank you Stefan,
Yes the applause is always morale booster :smiley:.
My fingers were great as my callouses are well formed :joy:.

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What a great set list Ron. Only 2 or 3 that I’m not familiar with. I must be in your target audience. :smiley:

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Great to see people on here playing proper gigs! Well done for a 2.5h long set. This requires a fair bit of preparation and stamina!

Also, love your Youtube name!

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Thank you😃

Hi Ron, oh wow, 2,5 hours of entertaining a lively crowd sounds challenging :astonished:.
Congratulations on mastering it so well :smiley::+1:.

Reading your setlist, I realized that there were only two songs, I’m able to play as well. It gave my some nice song ideas to work on :blush:.

And I’m really glad, you played your own song as well. It’s so beautiful :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:.

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Thank you so much Nicole. :smiley:

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