The Neil Innes Concert

Yes! I finally got to see Neil Innes! And, as promised, I took tons of pictures. I also took some videos. Irealized that being able to be breathing the same air as Neil is quite an honor, and one that I wanted to share with all of you.
PS: If you ever get a chance to go and meet him, Neil Innes is a real sweetheart in person!
Here he is singing "Imitation Song": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTzEbqersTo
Here he is singing "Stealing Time": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V5nY3suz80
Here he is singing "One of those people": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzuSle1OMiI
Here he is singing "Another Day": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HNCZ3sEUus
Here he is singing "How Sweet it is to be an idiot": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lzkWnA5jq0
Here's him singing "Cheese and onions": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xlzse5W8B0Y
And, yes. That is me singing along.

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Paute: Thanks for this post! Very complete!
I wish stay there.
Good for you!

Lvndr HppE: The last in the line of videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HNCZ3sEUus I'm glad you all enjoyed them!

the_thina at 2:59 pm April 24

what was it that made the sound in the end that almost made him loose his concentation and start giggeling? haha.

Lvndr HppE at 4:18 pm April 24

One of the waitors dropped a glass. I guess it threw his concentration off, so he laughed. lol

the_thina at 4:52 pm April 24

haha ok. ^^ he looked very supriced there for a second

mrsCutout at 2:45 pm April 24

is that you in the photo with him! oh you both look so cute!

Lvndr HppE at 4:19 pm April 24

Thanks. :-D

mrsCutout: aaaa oh my have i told you that you are a great person? thanks so much!i love ur vids on facebook! I so wish i was there too! spiritualy yeah hihi!

Lvndr HppE at 5:18 pm April 23

Oh, thank you. Thank you both. There are two more I have to put up. I don't know the names of the songs. One of them, it's completely incoherent to hear what he's singing, because the audience is laughing so hard.

mrsCutout at 2:41 pm April 24

yeah i noticed haha! no matter though! oh i love him so full of energy and he is so kind!

thewastelandr: Love the videos you put on facebook!

Lvndr HppE: Here he is singing "One of those people" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzuSle1OMiI Just posted it to youtube, because I wasn't completely sure about the name of the song.

Holly: that's fantastic! you got some really great pics!

Kasmira: Thank you for this amazing post :) <3 I love it... Nice glasses he had btw... ;)

Lvndr HppE at 8:28 am April 22

The glasses were for his song "Godfrey Daniel". lol. Gosh, I wish I had recorded that one. It really is every Elton John song.

the_thina at 11:59 am April 22

haha. yeah its an awsome song. oneof those that got me laughing until I was crying the first time I heard it

Kasmira at 3:47 pm April 21

... and oh! I see a little yellow duck in one picture... right there on the top of his head <: Cute! Quack!

Paute at 4:22 pm April 21

Yes! He looks amazing!

upperclasstwit: Thanks for sharing!!! can't believe he was that close to home, and I was that far away!!! *sighs*

the_thina: watched the vids now.
hes still got it, whatever "it" is. :)

Lvndr HppE at 3:22 pm April 21

I know! And he has a lot of energy for an old man. I brought my dad to the concert, and he fell asleep. Meanwhile, Neil was still signing autographs and chatting with fans when we left.

Lvndr HppE at 3:46 pm April 21

By the way, my dad is younger than Neil.

the_thina at 3:50 pm April 21

so is mine... but only about 6 months younger. :P

Lvndr HppE at 8:27 am April 22

My dad is 57. He's a lot younger than Neil.

the_thina at 4:25 pm April 22

7 years... not that much. no. at least I dont think so... thats the difference between me and my brother

the_thina at 4:25 pm April 22

the age-difference between me and my brother I ment to say

the_thina at 3:30 pm April 21

I dont think he is THAT old. when he is 95 he is old, but now... 65? only a baby! :P
hahaha, your dad has bad taste it seems.how rude to fall asleep on a concert!

Lvndr HppE at 8:24 pm April 22

My dad is just like that. When it comes to that time he usually falls asleep, he falls asleep. I once saw my dad fall asleep standing up, after drinking a large coffee.

the_thina at 8:29 pm April 22

hahahaha. thats brutal.

Kasmira at 3:50 pm April 21

Yeah, I agree. Neil is just a boy ;)

Paute: Wow! nice pictures! I so happy for you!
The last photo rocks!!!
Tanks for shared!

Lvndr HppE: "Imitation Song" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTzEbqersTo

Lvndr HppE: Here's him singing "How Sweet to be an Idiot" The closing song.

Lvndr HppE at 12:41 pm April 21

My bad. Here's the link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lzkWnA5jq0

Lvndr HppE: Here's him singing Cheese and onions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xlzse5W8B0Y

the_thina at 12:43 pm April 21

oooh, just woka up and have to RUN and buy catfood now, will look when I come home.:)

TheSister91: oh sweet Lord! lucky you!! ^^

Lady April: Oh E hunny you lucky girly =)

thewastelandr: SOOOOO amazing!!! I love them! Did he sign anything for you?? How sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lvndr HppE at 8:59 am April 21

To be an idiot! (Which he finished the concert with)

thewastelandr at 9:23 am April 21

Awww!!! On your Rutles dvd?? What else did he sing??

Lvndr HppE at 10:32 am April 21

He did sign my Rutles dvd. He sang Cheese and Onions, he opened with a little bit of Urban Spaceman, he did Imitation Song, Brave Sir Robin, . . and a few others that I don't remember off the top of my head.

thewastelandr at 11:41 am April 21

Wahoo!!!

Fettle: Awww this is great! Thanks for the pics. I agree, Neil is an absolutely sweetheart!! Look forward to seeing more pics, videos and hearing more memories from the evening. Glad you finally got to see and meet him!! :)

the_thina: aaaaaw. the first pic (or the first concert-pic rather) put a big smile on my face and they kept comming as I scrolled down.but not THE duck-hat anywere?
looking forward to the vids. :)

Lvndr HppE at 12:21 am April 21

I have to say that the last picture is my favorite. Neil Innes touched my arm!!!!

the_thina at 12:28 am April 21

haha. never gonna shower again, are you?:P

Lvndr HppE at 10:26 am April 21

Well, I kinda have to. I'd be pretty smelly after a while.

the_thina at 12:13 pm April 21

hahaha. yeah that is the problem. ^^