Theatre Royal, Norwich, 18th February 2004

Set List

Iím Alive / Here I Go Again / Jennifer Eccles / Yes I Will / On A Carousel / Listen To Me / Canít Tell The Bottom From The Top / I Canít Let Go / Weíre Through / Fire Brigade / Look Through Any Window / Blowiní In The Wind

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Long Cool Woman / Sorry Suzanne / Just One Look / The Baby / Soldierís Song / Gasoline Alley Bred / Too Young To Be Married / Bus Stop / Blackberry Way / Carrie Anne / Stop! Stop! Stop! / The Air That I Breathe / I Can Hear The Grass Grow / Tiger Feet / He Ainít Heavy, Heís My Brother / Itís In Every One of Us 

The evergreen Hollies thrilled a full house with a performance  to cherish and remember.  

Two and a half hours of songs that have now become classics in their own right, along with tribute numbers to The Move and Mud entertained the Hollies faithful.

These days the more mature audience is content to sit and soak up the atmosphere, but is still willing join in when required, unlike in the sixties when we stood, cheered and screamed our heads off.  Forty two years on, some of us are glad that we can still make it to the theatre, let alone bob up and down in the aisle.

Which just goes to show you, that if you are going to do a job, then do it right. The Hollies have certainly done that over the years.

Tonight's performance thoroughly deserved the standing ovation for surely one of the greatest British groups to have entertained the world for so long.

Norwich will warmly welcome back the Hollies anytime. 

Review by David Baker

Photo by Jane Simpson

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