Abbey Road Runs Through The Desert

Review by Bill Charbonneau (Switch to

I stand in total agreement with the majority of the reviews that I have read here. The Phoenix stop on the Abbey Road tour was an outstanding show and, in my opinion, surpasses last years visit and then some.

Todd was his usual energetic, comical self. Beng that this was theater in the round with a rotating stage, Todd was inspired; "We're gonna sit on it and rotate...." His guitar / voice / humor / presence always adds so much to this show. Having said that, however, I certainly wish he would pull some new solo material out of his hat.....or wherever he pulls it from....

It was unfortunate not to have Entwistle (R.I.P.) along this time around, but Jack Bruce certainly had the crowd pumped up and more than held his own. I was lucky enough to have a front row seat for his bass exhibition at the end of "Sunshine of Your Love".

Christopher Cross was a pleasant surprise. His guitar playing was definitely impressive.

Farner rocked and was way into the show. Parsons was....well.....Parsons.

I am fast becomming a fan of Godfrey Townsend. He has blown me away at both of the Abbey Road shows that I have seen. His solos on the Cream songs were amazing.

Guys, get rid of the plexiglass around Steve's drums!

I thought the selection of Beatles songs this time around was much better.

It was a fun night and kudos to Laura for giving me the drumstick!

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