Yeah, that's going on my permanent record.

LISTMANIA: The Rock Shows

And before you correct me, not all of them are rock. These are just the ones where I can remember the names of the bands. (Not as easy as you would think, because I can't remember every opening act... or the guys who opened for the openers) This list also includes local bar bands, street musicians and free shows.
  1. The Ike and Tina Turner Review (my first concert. 1971)
  2. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (more than I can remember)
  3. Bob Dylan (every tour since the comeback tour in 73? that became the Before the Flood album with the Band)
  4. Bruce Springsteen (with the E Street Band, solo accoustic, with another band, and back with the E Street Band... Every fucking tour since Born to Run and damned proud of it, sisters)
  5. The Who (their first Farewell Tour. John Entwistle MOVED!!)
  6. The Rolling Stones
  7. Tom Waits
  8. Billy Joel (Since before he was Billy Joel, on the patio at the University of Miami)
  9. ELO
  10. Bee Gees
  11. B.B. King (and got to meet Lucille)
  12. James Cotton
  13. Zachary Richard and the Zydeco Rockers (a few times, actually)
  14. George Thorogood and the Delaware Destroyers (several, because the boy loves him some baseball, so every year during spring training, he plays Florida)
  15. Herbie Mann
  16. Julian Lennon
  17. Sweethearts of the Rodeo
  18. Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys
  19. Warren Zevon
  20. Judy Collins
  21. New Riders of the Purple Sage
  22. Harry Chapin
  23. Jimmy Buffet (oh, don't even count... since, well, you know, Miami)
  24. Bob Marley & the Wailers
  25. Burning Spear
  26. Peter Tosh
  27. Elvin Bishop
  28. Artie Traum
  29. Heart
  30. Loggins and Messina
  31. Dave Mason
  32. Renaissance
  33. Procol Harum (these last three on a triple bill at the Miami Jai Alai Fronton)
  34. Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
  35. Asleep at the Wheel
  36. Johnny Winters
  37. Crosby, Stills and Nash
  38. NRBQ (another one I can't count... a dozen times? more?)
  39. Flo & Eddie
  40. The Ramones (Sheena is a Punk Rocker!)
  41. The Dixie Dregs
  42. Dire Straits
  43. Patti Smith
  44. Blondie
  45. Elton John & Kiki Dee
  46. Queensryke (twice. and I was over 30)
  47. Suicidal Tendencies
  48. Johnny Cash
  49. Bachman Turner Overdrive
  50. Bad Company
  51. Grateful Dead (The first time, I fell asleep. I woke up 4 hours later, they were still playing. I left. They were still playing. The second time, the RLA and I were overcome by patchouli and had to leave)
  52. John Fahey
  53. Frank Zappa
  54. Cheap Trick
  55. Stevie Ray Vaughn
  56. Boy George
  57. Leon Redbone
  58. Jefferson Starship
  59. Iko-Iko
  60. Zed Cars
  61. Dave Brubeck
  62. mad dog
  63. Focus
  64. Martin Mull
  65. Arlo Guthrie
  66. Johnny Rivers
  67. Meat Loaf
  68. Dion
  69. Brian Setzer Orchestra
  70. Wallflowers
  71. Carlos Montoya
  72. Rod McKuen
  73. Cat Stevens
  74. Odetta
  75. Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
  76. Peter Graves and Atlantean Driftwood
  77. John Sebastian
  78. Bette Midler
  79. Phoebe Snow
  80. Dickey Betts
  81. Michael Urbaniak & Ursula Dudziak
  82. Ramblin' Jack Elliott
  83. Ken Bloom (and who the hell is he?)
  84. Henry Gross
  85. The Don Harrison Band
  86. Aretha Franklin
  87. The Indigo Girls
  88. The Yardbirds
  89. Steve Winwood
  90. David Byrne
  91. Lindsey Buckingham
  92. Darlene Love
  93. Ana Popovick
  94. 2 Cellos
  95. Funk United

And right now, unless I find more ticket stubs, that will have to be that.