Hey! It was an absolutely gorgeous afternoon at Yalaha Bakery.
The band offered a few relatively new songs, including a few spotlight Roscoe Gray covers of classics by Sam Cooke and Warren Zevon and the great Tom Petty.
Many thanks to the fine folks at Yalaha Bakery for the opportunity to perform in such a wonderful setting. The band returns on Dec. 28 for its final show of 2019.
Here’s what we played:
Set 1. I Know You Rider (Grateful Dead cover); Big River (Johnny Cash cover); The Weight (The Band cover); Jukebox Serenade; He’ll Have to Go (Jim Reeves cover); Bring It On Home to Me (Sam Cooke cover); Compilation Blues; Isn’t It a Pity (George Harrison cover).
Set 2. Bertha (Grateful Dead cover); White Freight Liner (Townes Van Zandt cover); You Ain’t Going Nowhere (Bob Dylan cover); Marlena; Texas Wind; You Got Me Runnin’ (Jimmy Reed cover); Mary Jane’s Last Dance (Tom Petty cover); Werewolves of London (Warren Zevon cover).
Set 3. Walking Stick Blues; She Belongs to Me (Bob Dylan cover); Walls (Tom Petty cover); The Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (John Prine cover); American Girl (Tom Petty cover); Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan cover).
So, Jimmy Carl was still in his pajamas this morning when the kind folks at Yalaha Bakery offered him the chance to fill an open slot for the afternoon.
Many thanks to the enthusiastic audience and, of course, to the fine folks at Yalaha Bakery for the opportunity. Looking ahead, the Simple Cavemen return next week (!) on Dec. 14.
Looking forward to it.
Here’s today’s set list:
Set 1. Maria Elena (instrumental, Lorenzo Barcelata cover); Buckets of Rain (Bob Dylan cover); Marlena; Back to the Chapel; You Ain’t Going Nowhere* (Bob Dylan cover); No Expectations* (Rolling Stones cover); The Midnight Special* (CCR cover); Carmelita# (Warren Zevon cover); You Won’t See Me# (Beatles cover); The Weight^ (The Band cover).
Set 2. Help (Beatles cover); Wrong Way Bob; (I’m Just a) Love Pinata; Catalpa Trees; Fourth of July^ (Dave Alvin cover); A Matter of Time^ (Los Lobos cover); I Won’t Back Down^ (Tom Petty cover); Mr. Bojangles* (Jerry Jeff Walker cover); Sloop John B* (Beach Boys cover); Isn’t It a Pity# (George Harrison cover); Tupelo Honey# (Van Morrison cover).
Set 3. If I Were a Carpenter* (Tim Hardin cover); For What It’s Worth* (Buffalo Springfield cover); It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry* (Bob Dylan cover); Walking Stick Blues; He’ll Have to Go^ (Jim Reeves cover); Elias Mine^; If Not For You# (Bob Dylan cover); American Girl (Tom Petty cover); Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan cover); With a Little Help From My Friends (Beatles cover).
All songs accompanied by guitar, except: * = banjo; #= ukulele; and ^ = cuatro.