|By Linda Di. (18.104.22.168) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 08:54 pm:|
You're a concert promoter. You got lots of $$, so that's no object. This would be YOUR own fantasy concert. Who would be in the line-up?
|By Juicefree20 (22.214.171.124) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 09:40 pm:|
The Dells, The Younghearts, Jackie Wilson,The Fuzz, The Chi-Lites WITH Eugene, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, The Flamingos, James Brown, The Ohio Players, Slave, Skyy, The O'Jays, The Blue Notes with Teddy P & Sharon Paige, One Way, The Spinners, Bloe Magic, Donny Hathaway, The Whispers, The Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Minnie Riperton, The Temptations, Linda Jones, The Moments, Al Green, The Unifics, Johnnie Taylor, The Delfonics, The Impressions & Jerry Butler & believe it or not, El Coco just to play Let's Get It Together. MFSB would have to play Love Is The Message (Ohilly Classics style) & The Funk Brothers (all of them) would have to be there with BHY, Have Mersy Kersey & Vince M & Bobby E would have to play a lil sumthin' sumthin'. That's just the first show before intermission.
|By Moe (126.96.36.199) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 09:47 pm:|
All the Motown stars with ALL the Funks (past & present). The Philly stars, too (play for us, Bobby E) Juice I would like to know what would be in your second show??
|By boynextdoor (188.8.131.52) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 10:15 pm:|
Mary, Jean and Cindy.......I was lucky enough to see them in concert once and WOW!
|By Richard Felstead (184.108.40.206) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 10:21 pm:|
I think my perfect concert would be seeing and hearing the late Ella Fitgerald in her prime, followed by the one and only Frank Sinatra, in his prime.
So I guess you'd be talking about the late 60's for the pair of them.
The very thought of it is enough to make me.....
I don't think I can phrase it politely so nuff said.
|By Juicefree20 (220.127.116.11) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 10:30 pm:|
I HATE TYPOS! Now, I don't know about that group Bloe Magic, I meant BLUE Magic. Ted, Wendall, Bobby E, I'm sorry for the typo.
|By Kev-Lo (18.104.22.168) on Monday, March 15, 2004 - 10:42 pm:|
Hi This Is Kev-lo my perfect concert would be a super bad soul 60's concert featuring the
The Five Stairsteps
Billy Butler and the Enchanters
The original Manhattans with Smitty
Johnny and the Expressions
James and Bobby Purify
|By Juicefree20 (22.214.171.124) on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 01:15 pm:|
Hey Moe, I'm working out the contract language & logistical end of things. I'll get back to you with Show 2
|By R&B (126.96.36.199) on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 02:26 pm:|
WELL FIRST OF ALL I WOULD RENT OUT A STADIUM TO HOLD ALL THE PEOPLE FOR THESE SERIES OF CONCERTS...THE CLASSIC TEMPTATIONS,THE IMPRESSIONS,THE DELLS,ISAAC HAYES,THE MAD LADS,THE FIVE STAIRSTEPS..SECOND CONCERT..JAMES BROWN,B.B.KING,DIONNE WARWICK,MARTHA AND THE VANDELLAS,THE SOUL CHILDREN..CONCERT NO.THREE..MARVIN GAYE,STEVIE WONDER,THE MARVELETTES,THE ARTISTICS,WALTER JACKSON,MAJOR LANCE,THE CHI-LITES..CONCERT NO.FOUR..SMOKEY AND THE MIRACLES,THE JACKSON FIVE,MARY WELLS,JR.WALKER AND THE ALLSTARS,REDD FOXX..CONCERT NO.FIVE..ARETHA,WHITNEY HOUSTON,DIANA ROSS AND THE SUPREMES,RAY,GOODMAN AND BROWN,EARTH,WIND AND FIRE!AND SINCE I'M FILTY RICH ANYHOW,I'M ONLY CHARGING $25 A HEAD!
|By Eli (188.8.131.52) on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 03:36 pm:|
Where do I sign!!
Affirmative on the first show.
Now for the 2nd show.
Tower of Power
Hall and Oates
Michael Mc Donald
Cymande(to play Bra)
Double Exposure(to sing Ten Percent)
And a finale with a duet between Daryl Hall and Philipe Wynne!!
|By Galactus (184.108.40.206) on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 04:06 pm:|
I'd love to see a Woodstock-type of concert that moved through my three favorite genres:
I'd start off with The Temptations.....followed by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, Smokey, The O'Jays, Bobby Womack, Marvin Gaye, Minnie Riperton, The Rascals, Earth Wind and Fire, Maze, Clyde McPhatter, Sam Cooke, The Drifters, The Flamingos and the Isleys. Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler and the Impressions would close it out.
Then onto the set would walk Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer (who would high five Curtis as he left the stage), and Peter Tosh. Backing them up would be the Wailers band. They'd be followed by Dennis Brown, Freddie McGregor, The Itals, The Meditations, The Mighty Diamonds and U-Roy. Gregory Isaacs would close it out....
Intermission tribute speech by Gil Scott-Heron....
Then Miles Davis would hop on stage with John Coltrane. Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt would follow.....then Benny Goodman. Then we'd have Clifford Brown come on for a set.....eventually joined by Wynton Marsalis. And the big grand finale would feature Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Louis Armstrong and their orchestras all onstage together for a gigantic super jam! Singing with the bands for a few tunes would be Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis and Dean Martin!
Everyone would return to the stage for a bow......and would all sing a spiritual tune together like Mayfield's "Amen"......
I swear, I think I'd cry. Maybe this is what we'll all get to see if we make it to Heaven. I know it's on my request list for God, anyway.
|By Eli (220.127.116.11) on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 04:11 pm:|
Great show Galactus!!!
Are the tickets available at Ticketmaster yet, or do I have to wait in an endless que???
|By Galactus (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, March 16, 2004 - 07:20 pm:|
Hopefully, ONE day those tickets WILL be available, Bobby.....Are you going to play in this show??
I'll be there....My spirit is there already, I think.
|By Walt B (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 - 06:14 pm:|
The Gap Band, Cameo, & Con Funk Shun! Hey that's the show coming to Detroit on April 10th that I just bought tickets for!
|By KevGo (126.96.36.199) on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 - 06:43 pm:|
Perfect concert IMHO:
Ohio Players (opening)
Kool & the Gang (second on bill, pre-JT Taylor lineup)
Commodores (with Lionel Richie sharing lead vocals)
Earth Wind & Fire (headliners - the 1975-80 lineup)
Kevin Goins - KevGo
|By glencro (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, March 18, 2004 - 06:22 am:|
CHIC, Sister Sledge & Shalamar
|By brianj (184.108.40.206) on Thursday, March 25, 2004 - 06:52 pm:|
The Temptations and Supremes from 1965, plus Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.
|By GOAT (220.127.116.11) on Thursday, March 25, 2004 - 06:58 pm:|
I know it's not Motown but...
Joy Division with Skinny Puppy, The real MC5, Marvin Gaye, and Otis Redding.
Now that would be wonderful!
|By Dinelle (18.104.22.168) on Thursday, March 25, 2004 - 08:27 pm:|
I agree with brianj.
|By Rhythm and Blues Showcase (22.214.171.124) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 - 10:25 am:|
Diana Ross, Mary Wilson,Cindy Birdsong with Special guest Jean Terrell
The Temptations Revue Featuring Dennis Edwards with Special Guests Ali Woodson and Richard Street
The Stylistics featuring Russell Thompkins, Jr
|By candykool1951 (126.96.36.199) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 06:09 pm:|
The Dramatics,The Enchantment,The Fantastic Four,The Precisions, The Temptations,Gladys Knight and the Pips, Rufus with Chaka Khan,Carolyn Crawford,Brainstorm and Side Effect with Helen Baylor. Set sometime in the 70's. For now Alicia Keys,Teena Marie,Johnny Gill and Janet Jackson.
|By DyvaNaye (188.8.131.52) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 06:15 pm:|
If every group that I cherished in the 60's and 70's reunite and just perform at a humongous SOUL SPECTACULAR....and a few of the solo artists too
...also if GOD could turn back the hands of time and let Bobby Eli and his whole crew give that one last perfomance...and Barry White and Love Unlimited...Jackie Wilson...Linda Jones...Tammi/Marvin...let me stop, Im starting to get emotional...sniff...sniff...
|By LadyMystique (184.108.40.206) on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 10:24 pm:|
EWF, Tower of Power, Mandrill, and AWB
|By Ju (220.127.116.11) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 01:04 am:|
The perfect concert would be the current "Ladies' First" tour if Beyonce and Alicia Keys performed nude (with encores) and Missy Elliot came through the audience passing out money (with clothes on).
Wait, or maybe if Beyonce and Alicia mingled with the audience nude and Missy Elliot passed out money from the stage (with clothes on and an encore)... hmmm, which is better?
|By LadyMystique (18.104.22.168) on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 - 07:24 pm:|
|By jcarp (22.214.171.124) on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 - 07:20 pm:|
The perfect concert would be Seal, Sade and Carl Thomas.
|By STONEWALL (126.96.36.199) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 06:13 am:|
The Supreme Ultimate Concert:
Reunion: DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES (Mari Wilson & Cindy Birdsong)
For more on the songs of D.R.S., plz. visit
|By Dayo (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 10:20 am:|
The Beatles circa 1966 with a modern day PA.
No contest. :-)
|By GOAT (184.108.40.206) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 03:09 pm:|
The Beatles were a GREAT studio band. As for live? I have a few bootlegs (some excellent quality) and they weren't really that great live.
But just to say you were able to see them! That would be great!
|By Sudi Kamau (220.127.116.11) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 04:29 pm:|
I like that EWF, Tower of Power, Mandrill, AWB lineup.
|By Soul Sister (18.104.22.168) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 05:54 pm:|
James Brown Revue 1967
Little Jimmy Scott
Billy Ward's Dominoes
The 5 Keys
Martha & The Vandellas
The Jive Five
Little Anthony & The Imperials
The 5 Stairsteps
The Van Dykes
Sam & Dave
Dyke & The Blazers
Little Miss Cornshucks
The Nicholas Brothers
There was so many good acts back in the day, too many for one show!!
|By Greg C. (22.214.171.124) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 08:56 pm:|
The Commodores and The Emotions in Detroit at Cobo Arena in the Summer of 1977.
Both acts were red hot that summer and the concert was surreal!
|By Linda Di. (126.96.36.199) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 10:08 pm:|
Well, since I started this thread, it's been great to read what everybody wants in a concert. If I win that Mega Millions someday down the road (or this weekend), I'm going to hook up all these artists who are still with us, fly all of us somewhere, and have our own SD Woodstock. Just imagine ....
|By GTO (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, April 01, 2004 - 10:46 pm:|
The Original Delfonics would be great.
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