Terry and Veronica
1.Mr. Wrong 2.Been Around the World 3.How Can I Live Without You 4.Teen Angst 5.Euro-Trash Girl (Kenny had a great accordion solo) 6.Wedding Day (David played Brandy's bass while she and Johnny played acoustics and Kenny was on accordion) 7.Take Me Down to the Infirmary 8.Pictures of Matchstick Men 9.Movie Star 10.Dr. Bernice (a bit of a lyrics mistake due to David recieving the sound from some nature show in his ear piece monitor) 11.Lonesome Johnny Blues David then asks guitar tech Jeff what he wants to sing and Jeff says "Fuck this town." David tones it down by saying they don't know that one but thay'll learn it for next time... Coulda had a riot on our hands... um... truthfully the crowd seemed too drunk to care... 12.Big Dipper (another lyrical oops as David now recieves radio police frequencies in his ear monitor.) 13.Sweet Potato (w/ D'Angelo reference "fuck the slice I want the pie" outro.) 14.Sweet Thistle Pie 15.Be My Love 16.Another Song About the Rain (fucking amazing!) 17.Loser 18.Get Off This They then said they weren't going to do an encore, they were just going to play right through since it would be dumb for them to go "backstage" and just be standing beside the stage before coming back on for the encore. There was no backstage area at this venue. 19.The Golden Age 20.Low (finally the crowd comes alive) 21.Don't Fuck Me Up (with Peace and Love)David then apologized saying "Sorry we played so crappy tonight, maybe ext time we'll be better." But from where I was standing they sounded great. Tin ceiling and all.
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"Sweet Potato" and "Don't Fuck Me Up" were my favorites. Met a bunch of folks last night, forgive me if I didn't
say goodbye on my way out.....really tired! I crashed at my sister's house and left for home, Virginia, at 7:00
AM. Less than four hours sleep, so I need a nap.....
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Johnny played the black Les Paul the whole night except 2 song he played the Ibanez acoustic. He was shooting bullets at me with a Hughes & Kettner head through a Marshall cabinet, and the normal pedals.
David mostly played the green Charvel Surfcaster, occasionally going to a black Jackson surfy looking guitar. His acoustic was a black Ibanez. He had a smaller Matchless combo amp on top of a 4x12 Marshall like cabinet.
Kenny had 2 Roland keyboards, and of course the great accordian.
Brandy had a natural bass (not sure of the brand), SWR cabinet and I think a Gallien Krueger Amp. Her bass was too modern for my knowledge.
Frank had a 4 piece Pearl set in Red stain. It appeared to be a 20" bass, deep 12" or 13" tom and a 14" or so floor tom.
There you have it.
I'm still waking up from the show on Friday night in Morgantown. I still can't believe Cracker came here, and I was 6 feet from David and Johnny! We talked to them after the show, they signed our CD liners. These guys were on their best behavior. No sign of a cigarette, and mostly drinking bottled water. They were extra kind, polite, and seemed happy to talk to the fans that hung around.
Cracker took the stage at around 11:25pm and played over 2 hours. The band seemed happy and content. Everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves, except for Jeff the guitar tech. He seemed a little distant and unfriendly, but I guess he has a shitty job. He was having to battle the crowd to get guitars back and forth to the guys through a small opening near the stage. He did loosen up after the show and managed a smile or two.
David had on grey pants, short sleeved shirt and cool sandles. Johnny had on plain blue pajamas. Kenny had on shades and was really great working the accordian, even came out front and played it a couple of times. Frank wore a cool black hat and looked dapper. Brandy was a good addition to the band. She had a black shirt with big red lips across the front of it, and tight black jeans that looked like they were sprayed on her. She adds the female backup vocals that are needed on a few of the songs. She and Johnny played dual acoustic guitars and sang on Wedding Day and Trials and Tribulations. David played bass on Wedding Day. David has really short hair. He looks close to the picture on the 1st album, only even shorter hair, and a few tours older.
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