Were You There?
November 17, 2000
Athens Georgia Concert
Well, the Athens Concert is now history, and again, part of
Georgia has been stormed, this time, by a Southern Gentleman, come
"home", or near home!
Rob rocked , he pranced, he strutted, and he SANG....oh my did
He did the songs we love to hear, he did them (and us)
proud...and then as a tribute to his home state, he added GEORGIA
on my Mind as an encore. OK all ... if you choose to say that
"Linda is NOT being an objective reviewer," so what! I am saying
that as great as the Concert was, "Georgia" had the audience in
tears, and all was well with the world, at least in the beautiful
We got to Georgia on Thursday; Rob and Neil met their band for
the first time that afternoon, and whipped and cajoled and
sweet-talked them into shape!
Neil Berg's TWILIGHT has never sounded so mellow and poignant.
He played the music marvelously! These two guys go well
together.....a delight to hear. Jeri Sager did MEMORY oh so well!
And then she and Rob did MOTN, and YOU ARE MY HOME as if it were
written for them, and THEM alone!
Putting on a Concert "LONG DISTANCE" was hard work (trust me on
this), but folks, what a pleasure to see the end product of your
Bye for now, from ATHENS GEORGIA,