Alvin Lee - Ten Years After Gigs 1972

The Ten Years After touring machine continues to crisscross the Atlantic with tours of the USA. UK and Europe, and the band also makes its first trip to Japan.
Alvin Lee 1972

January 8, 1972 - University/Reading, England


January 13, 1972 - University/Birmingham, England


January 14, 1972 - University/Sheffield, England


January 15, 1972 - University/Lancaster, England


January 18, 1972 - University/Salford


January 19, 1972 - University/Cardiff, England


Janaury 21, 1972 - University/Liverpool


January 22, 1972 - University/Leeds

January 27, 1972 - University/Nottingham


Januaery 25, 1972 - University/Brighton


January 26, 1972 - Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Opening: Wild Turkey


January 27, 1972 - De Doelen, Rotterdam


February 21, 1972 - Gothenburg Concert Hall/Gothenburg, Sweden


March 3, 1972 - Deutschlandhalle/Berlin, Germany
One Of These Days, Once There Was A Time, Standing At The Station, Good Morning Little School Girl, low Blues In C, Jam, Sweet Little Sixteen, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You.


March 4, 1972 - Musikhalle-Grober Saal, Hamburg Germany


March 8, 1972 - Ebertshalle/Ludwigshafen, Germany
One Of These Days, Once There Was A Time, Standing At The Station, Silly Thing, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, Slow Blues In C, Jam (20+ minutes long!), Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep from Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You


March 24, 1972 - Ahoy Hall, Rotterdam.


March 25, 1972 - Brussels, Belgium
Partial Set List: Once There Was A Time, Let The Sky Fall, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen.

March 28, 1972 - Bolzano, Italy


March 29, 1972 - Reggio, Italy


March 30, 1972 - Rome, Italy


April 1, 1972 - Festhalle/Frankfurt, Germany
One Of These Days, Once There Was A Time, Standing At The Station, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit (introduced as "Frankfurt Express"), Slow Blues In C, You Give Me Loving, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You.


April 2, 1972 - Karlsruhe, Germany


April 3, 1972 - Festhalle/Bern, Switzerland
Supertramp opened this show
One Of These Days, Once There Was A Time, Standing At The Station, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, Slow Blues In C, You Give Me Loving (introduced by Alvin as "a new number"), Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You

April 17, 1972 - Winnipeg Arena


April 28, 1972 Santa Clara CA County Fairgrounds
with Chilliwack and High Flying Bird


April 29, 1972 - University of Pacific Stadium Ė Stockton, California
Opening acts Wild Turkey, Tower of Power
Set List: One of These Days, Once There Was a Time, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, Slow Blues in ďCĒ, Classical Thing, Scat Thing,I Canít Keep From Crying Sometimes, Iím Going Home, Choo Choo Mama, Baby Wonít You Let Me Rock and Roll You, Sweet Little Sixteen, Roll Over Beethoven:


May 4, 1972 - Nippon Budokan/Tokyo, Japan

Ten Years After with Procol Harum: One Of These Days, Once There Was A Time, Good Morning Little School Girl, Hobbit, Slow Blues In C, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying ometimes, I'm Going Home/Blue Suede Shoes, Sweet Little Sixteen.


May 6, 1972 - Koseinenkin Hall/Osaka, Japan


May 7, 1972 - Festival Hall/Osaka, Japan

May 27, 1972 - Tucson Community Center/Tucson, Arizona
With Procol Harum.


June 5, 1972 - Hofheinz Pavillion, Houston TX


June 15, 16 & 17, 1972 - Boston Tea Party/Boston, Massachusetts
Mott the Hoople is the opening act.


July 20, 1972 Agrodome, Vancouver B.C.


July 22, 1972 - The Forum, Los Angeles CA


August 13, 1972 - Berkshire - Reading, England
Ten Years After headlines on the third and last day of the 11th National Jazz, Blues, Folk and Rock Festival. On the bill with Ten Years After were: Quintessence, Status Quo, Roy Wood's Wizard, Stray, Matching Mole, Vinegar Joe, Gillian McPherson, Stachridge, Sutherland Brothers, Mahatma Kane Jeeves and String Driven Thing


September 26, 1972 - Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto
Also on the bill were Edgar Winter & Frampton's Camel
Setlist: One of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Rock 'n Roll Music to the World,Hobbit, Standing at the Station, Turned Off TV Blues, I Can't Keep from Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Choo Choo Mama


September 30, 1972 - Vienna Concert Hall/Vienna, Austria


October 1972 - Academy of Music/New York City, New York
One Of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Jam in "G", Rock & Roll Music To The World, Hobbit (introduced as "Rambling Rose"), Standing At The Station, Turned Off TV Blues, brief Jam (introduced by Alvin as a "Fox Trot"), Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You (instrumental only, an exhausted Alvin mis-cues on the vocal), Roll Over Beethoven/I Hear You Knockin' But You Can't Come In/Johnny B. Goode (medley).


October 4, 1972 - Music Hall, Boston Mass (1st of 2 nights)
Set List: One of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Jazz Jam, Rock 'n Roll Music to the World, Hobbit, Standing at the Station, Turned Off TV Blues, Silly Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock 'n Roll You,


October 5, 1972 - Music Hall/Boston, Massachusetts
One Of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Jam (introduced by Alvin as a "Jazz Jam"), Rock & Roll Music To The World, Hobbit, Standing At The Station, Turned Off TV Blues, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock & Roll You


October 13, 1972 "Jacksonville Coliseum", Jacksonville, FL


October 14, 1972 "Hollywood Sportatorium", Hollywood, FL


October 15, 1972 "Bayfront Center", St. Petersburg, FL


October 9, 1972 - Cobo Hall, Detroit Michigan


October 26, 1972 - Hard Rock/Manchester, England


October 28, 1972 - Town Hall/Birmingham, England


October 29, 1972 - City Hall/Newcastle, England


October 30, 1972 - Caley Cinema/Edinburgh, Scotland


November 2 & 3, 1972 - Rainbow/London, England


November 4, 1972 - Stadium/Liverpool, England


November 6, 1972 - DeMontfort Hall/Leicester, England


November 7, 1972 - St. George's Hall/Bradford, England


November 8, 1972 - Victoria Hall - Stoke On Trent/Hanley, England
One Of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Jam, Rock & Roll Music To The World, Turned Off TV Blues, Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Choo Choo Mama.


November 17, 1972
Hofheinx Pavillion, Houston TX


November 25, 1972 - Cumberland Arena, Fayetville NC

December 1 & 2, 1972 - Winterland/San Francisco, California
Dec. 2 setlist: One of these Days, You Give Me Loving, Spoonful, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Hobbit (Winterland Express), Rock 'n Roll Music to the World, Standing at the Station, Slow Blues in C, Jam in the key of C, Help Me, I'm Going Home, Choo Choo Mama, Sweet Little Sixteen, Baby Won't You Let Me Rock 'n Roll You


December 3, 1972 - Vancouver Coliseum/Vancouver, BC
The support act is Chilliwack.


December 5, 1972 - Memorial Coliseum, Portland OR


December 1972 - Seattle Center Arena/Seattle, Washington
One Of These Days, Silly Thing, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Rock & Roll Music To The World, Hobbit, Standing At The Station, Turned Off TV Blues, Crossroads , Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Canít Keep From Crying Sometimes, Iím Going Home, Choo Choo Mama, Sweet Little Sixteen.


December 1972 - Palladium/Hollywood, California
Spoonful , You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Rock & Roll Music To The World, Jam in the key of E, Hobbit , Standing At The Station, I May Be Wrong But I Won't Be Wrong Always (Alvin says "we would like to do something a bit different for old time's sake, this is something we used to do"), Classical Thing, Scat Thing, I Can't Keep From Crying Sometimes, I'm Going Home, Choo Choo Mama


"Choo Choo Mama" & "Baby Won't You Let Me Rock 'n Roll You" (c1972)
Black and white video footage of these two songs being performed live by TYA in what is probably 1972 appeared in a 1989 Swiss TV Special about Ten Years After when the band reformed. Unfortunately, only about 30 seconds of each song is shown.