The Perfect Taylor Hicks Set list for the Monkbot Convention

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Okay…Double D and Shrew had a great idea…let’s put our thinkin’ caps on and come up with the perfect set list for Taylor when he hits The Big Easy on March 14.

Keep your list to 16 songs and one encore only.

Be sure to list in your comment if you will be attending the show!

I’ll start…

1. Soul Thing
2. Hold on to Your Love
3. Just to Feel That Way
4. Feelin’ Alright
5. The Runaround
6. The Fall
7. Georgia
8. Levon
9. Poor Boy (by Ray Lamontage…think Taylor could sing some sweet harp in this)
10. Hell of a Day
11. Ain’t No Sunshine
12. Louisiana 1927
13. Heaven Knows
14. Use Me
15. The Right Place
16. Hollywood Nights

Encore: Taylor pulls Shelley on stage and sings “You Can Close Your Eyes” with her while he plays the guitar…no other instruments.

Spotlight fades…curtain closes…

(I guess it’s pretty obvious I like the slow stuff best…ha.)

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14 Responses to “The Perfect Taylor Hicks Set list for the Monkbot Convention”

  1. Shrewspeaks Says:

    SLY please!

    But NOT Dance to The Music…try on something else

    Boogie on Reagge Woman (my choice for Stevie Week last year)

    A jammin’ version of A Kiss to Build a Dream On as tribute to Sachmo

    And I have ALWAYS wanted to hear the man sing Reason To Believe

    You Can Close Your Eyes with Shells cause that would just be da bomb yo!

    Not a long list, but I do believe there are some real dark horses

    OOOOOOh and Monkey In Your Soul by Steely Dan for obvious reasons…

    Hey a gal can dream right?

  2. leejolem Says:

    This is like picking your favorite child–it’s almost impossible, but here goes. These are in no particular order.
    1.JTFTW
    2.The Right Place
    3.Places I’ve Been
    4. Hold on to Your Love
    5.The Deal
    6.Soul Thing
    7.Hell of a Day
    8.The Runaround
    9.The Fall or Somehow
    10.Georgia
    11.Something
    12.YASB or Try a Little Tenderness
    13.Give Me Tonight (for Bama)
    14.Dream Myself Awake
    15.Wherever I Lay My Hat
    16.Heaven Knows
    16&1/2. Ain’t No Sunshine
    Encore:Medley (copout) Hollywood NIghts/Levon/DIMYP/PTFMWB

    I know this is heavy on CD and AI, with some pre-AI CD stuff, but I’m just not that familiar with his LIMBO stuff.

  3. Squeebee Says:

    1) JTFTW
    2) Ain’t No Sunshine
    3) What’d I Say
    4) Places I’ve Been
    5) The Right Place
    6) Somehow
    7) People Get Ready
    8) The Maze
    9) Soul Thing
    10) Hell Of A Day
    11) Wherever I Lay My Hat
    12) Naked In The Jungle
    13) Forever Man
    14) Use Me
    15) Shelter (Ray L)
    16) The Fall

    I will NOT be a the monkbot convention (well, except for the giant Squee-on-a-stick), but I wish you all good luck in getting the perfect set list!

  4. Squee-on-a-stick Says:

    Oh…and for an encore….Hollywood Nights!

  5. Libby Says:

    ok — I lost my first post. Let’s see if I can remember it.

    Sadly – I will not be at the HOB in NOLA in March.

    1. They Call Me The Breeze
    2. Gonna Move
    3. Heaven Knows
    4. Wherever I Lay My Hat
    5. The Deal
    6. Soul Thing (original version)
    7. Songwriter ( Van Morrison cover)
    8. The Fall
    9. Hell of A Day
    10.JTFTW
    11.Places I’ve Been
    12.Into the Mystic
    13.Dream Myself Awake
    14.You Are So Beautiful
    15.Somehow
    16.The Right Place

    Encore: Georgia

  6. jenfera Says:

    I won’t be at the convention, I will be home waiting patiently for April 6th.

    1) The Runaround
    2) Hell of a Day
    3) Trouble
    4) Places I’ve Been
    5) Hold On To Your Love
    5) Shameless (by Billy Joel/Garth Brooks – always wanted to hear him sing that)
    6) Heart & Soul
    7) Heaven Knows
    8) The Deal
    9) Ain’t No Sunshine
    10) Georgia
    11) West Texas Sky
    12) Just To Feel That Way
    13) Walking in Memphis (by Mark Cohn – just popped up on shuffle on my Media Player. Never thought of that before, but could be very good for him!)
    14) Dream Myself Awake
    15) The Fall
    16) The Right Place

    Encore – Soul Thing (a crazy long extended version with LOTS o’harp!)

  7. double d Says:

    So MUCH to chose from but here goes:

    1. Call me the Breeze
    2. Hold onto your love (full tagging in of Senora and Hey Pocky Way)
    3. Ain’t No Sunshine
    4. Heaven Knows
    5. Hell of a Day
    6. In Your Time
    7. Wherever I Lay My Hat
    8. Domino (Tribute to my cat)
    9. SOMEHOW
    10. Soul Thing
    11. JTFTW
    12. The Maze
    13. Places I’ve Been
    14. Midnight Rider – Allman Bros.
    15. The Runaround
    16. Turn the Page – Bob Seger

    Encore: Louisiana 1927
    Double Encore: Hit the Road Jack

  8. bamaborntxbred Says:

    Lee! Thank you so much for GMT!! I was just gonna say that I hope he sings that while staring me down from across the crowded room….while I give him the look that says: “Who, me?”

  9. leejolem Says:

    Jenfera, oh my gosh, Shameless would be awesome. I’ve seen Garth 2x in concert and he has unbelievable charisma like Taylor. I might pass out if Taylor sang Shameless.

    After reading these lists I think Taylor needs to sing for 3-4 hours at each concert. What are we gonna do 10 yrs from now when he has multiple cd’s out???

  10. jenfera Says:

    lee, I think Shameless and JTFTW have similar structures to them. I’ve been wishing he did that since country week, instead of Country Roads.

    Hey, can I make a last minute substitution? Forget Mark Cohn, I want Workin’ for a Livin’ by Huey Lewis & The News. And to support my case, here’s the cast of The Office.

  11. double d Says:

    Somewhat off-topic, but for the Mobile set, I’d like to see/hear Grandma’s Hands by Bill Withers as I’m sure Ms. Joni will be in attendance.

  12. Quossum Says:

    I will be at the Convention, but I don’t have too many requests. I’d like Heaven Knows in there somewhere, and I’d LOVE LOVE LOVE some “Will it Go ‘Round in Circles” since I didn’t get to see that in the shadow tour last year. Other than that, gosh, anything would be great.

    (But NOT the phone book. I’m not that kind of fan!)

    –Q

  13. double d Says:

    Yes, Q. No Phone Book or “Mary Had a Little Lamb”….uh, unless he could work some harp in….

  14. leejolem Says:

    “AAA Exterminating, AA Locksmith”, **TH pulls harp from pocket and starts wailing** That might be hawt…just sayin

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