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Better Late Than Never

February 29th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

Night before last, we played the Ram’s Head in Annapolis. Why did it take so long to get this set list post up? I’ll tell you why. My son Zach goes to school in Arlington, Virginia and I had a day of meetings yesterday with him and his teachers. We didn’t get back to the hotel until late and well… first things first. It’s all well and good though… he’s doing fine… and, he’s taller than me now. Good grief. Anyway, here is our set list from the wondrous Ram’s Head the other night:
Hot Tuna 8, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Ram’s Head Tavern
Annapolis, Maryland
Monday, February 27, 2012

First Set:
1. Search My Heart
2. Hesitation Blues
3. Children Of Zion
4. Second Chances
5. I See The Light
6. Come Back Baby
7. Goodbye To The Blues
8. Let Us Together Right Down Here
9. Come Back Baby
10. 99 Year Blues
11. I Know You Rider
Second Set:
1. Been So Long
2. I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave
3. How Long Blues
4. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
5. Sea Child
6. Good Shepherd
7. Vicksburg Stomp
8. Bread Line Blues
9. Death Don’t Have No Mercy
10. I Am The Light Of This World
11. The Terrible Operation
12. Parchman Farm
13. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
14. Encore: Embryonic Journey

Another sold our show, by the bye… as is the Birchmere.

Tonight, good old fun loving Hot Tuna is at the Birchmere. Be there or be square.

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  1. Cyndy Consentino
    February 29th, 2012 at 08:25 | #1

    Dear Jorma,
    Good times! From the pictures you have posted
    Of Zach, he also looks just like you back in the
    Stay well and see you at Keswick!

  2. Brett
    February 29th, 2012 at 10:50 | #2

    Can’t be There, so Guess I’ll be Square

    Happy Leap Day Jorma!!!

  3. John R.
    February 29th, 2012 at 10:52 | #3

    Zach taller than you? Wow! You’ve never been exactly short of stature.

  4. February 29th, 2012 at 12:37 | #4

    wow. “I’ll be alright someday.” One of my favorites. Hope you guys include that one in your set list when you come to santa cruz!

  5. gerard m
    February 29th, 2012 at 16:41 | #5

    Were any of those teachers excited to be conferencing with a psychedelic rock and roll legend, and a dad?

  6. carlo pagliano
    March 1st, 2012 at 07:10 | #6

    Must definitely adjourn that blessing of a photo! You have grown beyond the commensurable i have grown smaller and Zach pops out of the frame by the hour. Zach’s roaarin’ lough!!
    Strong & staunch set list, as they report Jorma’s Capital Music pours over the scene Tuna Tunes like never before making of Hot Tuna the leading band ever, way in front. Mind you: over 200 gigs per year, stellar Concertos, every day it is Jorma’s Steady Rock in the air, round and off the clock. Can’t reasonably beat that, the most beautiful music created since the man, playing now live, a good thousand of different wonderful songs altogether masterfully played , sang and written by Captain Kaukonen all around the ole globe the year round. If numbers count, and gee if they do count, these are numbers.
    I hate to be square, when You are here I’ll be squire.
    Great darting music in North America brought around by Jorma and Jack and Barry in these accelerated days, squeeze in, venues are up to the brim.

    Hot Tuna is the best bet for all generations!

    Safe Journey

    Always Thanks Jorma!

  7. Tim from Philly
    March 1st, 2012 at 08:57 | #7

    Jorma was Keep Your Lamps… the encore, or was there an encore?

    Can’t wait til Keswick/Philly!!!

  8. Nasty Nat
    March 2nd, 2012 at 23:14 | #8

    Wasn’t there a death don’t have no mercy in there somewhere? Great show, great music, thanks guys!

  9. Rich
    March 3rd, 2012 at 13:42 | #9

    I really want to thank you for playing Embryonic Journey. I am not old enough to have seen you play with Jefferson Airplane but that song is part of the sound track of my life. I saw Keith Emerson and Greg Lake at Ram’s Head. One of the comments Greg made it is really difficult when you have such a large catalog to put a show together because you are always leaving out some one’s favorite. Anyway thanks again – listening to the CD is no comparison to hearing it live! Thanks again.