Bruce loved the sound of this piano so much, he bought it!
A wonderful three-hour solo show and a top quality recording. This was the year that Bruce rededicated himself to the piano, and took his two-handed independence out on a solo tour of Europe.
Hosted by an intimate venue, Bruce makes several comments about how tight it was (and to the photographers! – the press would typically be allowed up front for the first song or two, and apparently made themselves known!)
We can hear Swing Street reference Leon Russell’s Dixie Lullaby, several Christmas tunes and also Bruce thinks out loud how he’s going to play a request for James Taylor’s You Can Close Your Eyes, before playing a beautiful version.
This show went past midnight in Winterthur, just outside of Zurich. Enjoy this fantastic solo recording!
12/16/95 – Winterthur, Switzerland
Jacob’s Ladder > What a Time, Country Doctor, Swing Street > Dixie Lullaby, End of the Innocence, Rainbow’s Cadillac, Look Out Any Window, The Show Goes On, Scarlet Begonias > Sugaree, Valley Road, Spider Finger, The Way It Is, Every Little Kiss, Everyday People > Midnight Hour > Go Back to Your Woods, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, China Doll, You Can Close Your Eyes, Walk in the Sun, I Will Walk With You, Night on the Tow, Hothouse Ball, Defenders of the Flag, Mighty Quinn, The Road Not Taken, Christmas Medley, Down the Road Tonight, Tipitina > Talk of the Town, White-Wheeled Limousine
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By popular request, you can download all songs from this concert in one Zip file here:
December 16 1995 whole show ZIP file (222.3 MiB)
(If you need them, here are some instructions on opening a Zip file).
Otherwise, here is each song for individual download:
01. Jacob's Ladder (10.2 MiB)
02. Country Doctor (8.9 MiB)
03. Swing Street (8.5 MiB)
04. End of the Innocence (7.7 MiB)
05. Rainbow's Cadillac (6.7 MiB)
06. Look Out Any Window (7.5 MiB)
07. The Show Goes On (8.7 MiB)
08. Scarlet Begonias (6.0 MiB)
09. Sugaree (8.0 MiB)
10. Valley Road (7.8 MiB)
11. Spider Fingers (9.0 MiB)
12. The Way It Is (13.7 MiB)
13. Every Little Kiss (7.6 MiB)
14. Everyday People (4.3 MiB)
15. In the Midnight Hour (3.4 MiB)
16. Go Back to Your Woods (4.5 MiB)
17. Dixie Lullaby (4.8 MiB)
18 China Doll (9.6 MiB)
19. You Can Close Your Eyes (5.5 MiB)
20. Walk in the Sun (6.1 MiB)
21. I Will Walk With You (5.5 MiB)
22. Night on the Town (9.8 MiB)
23. Mandolin Rain (10.0 MiB)
24. Hot House Ball (5.7 MiB)
25. Defenders of the Flag (5.4 MiB)
26. Mighty Quinn (4.2 MiB)
27. The Road Not Taken (6.7 MiB)
28. Christmas medley (5.0 MiB)
29. Down the Road Tonight (3.7 MiB)
30. Tipitina > Talk of the Town (7.2 MiB)
31. White-Wheeled Limousine (11.3 MiB)
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