Live Poems

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Dead Song 1970-05-06 — Frankfurt (05) before Lady Midnight
1970-05-09 — Vienna (04) before Lady Midnight
1970-05-10 — London (04) before Lady Midnight
1970-05-16 — Leeds (04) before Lady Midnight
1970-08-30 — Isle of Wight (05) before Lady Midnight [1]
1961 — The Spice-Box of Earth
Celebration 1970-05-06 — Frankfurt (17) before Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
1976-05-18 — Southport (11) — 1st of 7 consecutive poems
1961 — The Spice-Box of Earth
Travel 1970-05-09 — Vienna (16) before Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
1970-05-16 — Leeds (17) before Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
1961 — The Spice-Box of Earth
For E.J.P. 1970-05-10 — London (08) before Avalanche 1964 — Flowers for Hitler
The Music Crept by Us 1970-05-16 — Leeds (10) before The Partisan
1975-01-30 — Waterloo (10) before Diamonds in the Mine
1975-01-31 — Toronto (12) before Diamonds in the Mine
1975-02-05 — Philadelphia (10) Diamonds in the Mine
1975-02-07 — New York (10) before Diamonds in the Mine
1975-02-09 — Boston (09) before Diamonds in the Mine
1975-02-10 — Montreal (12) before Diamonds in the Mine
1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (11) — 1st of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-30 — Gothenburg (10) — 1st of 5 consecutive poems
1976-06-05 — Paris (11) — 1st of 5 consecutive poems
1979-12-06 — London (19) before Diamonds in the Mine
1980-03-07 — Melbourne (02) before Bird on the Wire
1980-03-08 — Melbourne (14) before A Singer Must Die
1980-10-26 — Zurich (05) before Diamonds in the Mine
1980-04-30 — Amsterdam (14) before «Dance Dance Dance» improvisation & Diamonds in the Mine
1980-11-07 — Frankfurt (17) before Diamonds in the Mine
1964 — Flowers for Hitler
They Locked Up a Man 1970-08-30 — Isle of Wight (07) before the other poem, «A Person Who Eats Meat» [2] 1972 — The Energy of Slaves
A Person Who Eats Meat 1970-08-30 — Isle of Wight (08) before One of Us Cannot Be Wrong [3]
1976-05-11 — Dublin (13) — 3rd of 6 consecutive poems
1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (14) — 4th of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-30 — Gothenburg (12) — 3rd of 5 consecutive poems
1976-06-05 — Paris (14) — 4th of 5 consecutive poems
1968 — Selected Poems 1956–1968
Come Down to My Room 1972-03-18 — Dublin (14) before Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye
1976-05-11 — Dublin (12) — 2nd of 6 consecutive poems
1976-05-18 — Southport (15) — 5th of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (12) — 2nd of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-30 — Gothenburg (11) — 2nd of 5 consecutive poems
1976-06-05 — Paris (12) — 2nd of 5 consecutive poems
1972 — The Energy of Slaves
The 15-Year-Old Girls 1972-03-19 — Glasgow (11) before Sisters of Mercy
1976-05-11 — Dublin (14) — 4th of 6 consecutive poems
1976-05-18 — Southport (16) — 6th of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (16) — 6th of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-30 — Gothenburg (14) — the last of 5 consecutive poems
1976-06-05 — Paris (15) — the last of 5 consecutive poems
1972 — The Energy of Slaves
I Did Not Know
Until You Walked Away
1976-05-11 — Dublin (11) — 1st of 6 consecutive poems
1976-05-18 — Southport (14) — 4th of 7 consecutive poems
1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (13) — 3rd of 7 consecutive poems
1976-06-05 — Paris (13) — 3rd of 5 consecutive poems
1972 — The Energy of Slaves
It’s Good to Sit with People 1976-05-11 — Dublin (15) — 5th of 6 consecutive poems
1976-05-18 — Southport (17) — the last of 7 consecutive poems
1968 — Selected Poems 1956–1968
Under Ben Bulben, Part V 1976-05-11 — Dublin (16) — the last of 6 consecutive poems by W. B. Yeats
Gift 1976-05-18 — Southport (12) — 2nd of 7 consecutive poems 1961 — The Spice-Box of Earth
Poem 1976-05-18 — Southport (13) — 3rd of 7 consecutive poems 1956 — Let Us Compare Mythologies (?)
Portrait of a Girl 1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (15) — 5th of 7 consecutive poems 1972 — The Energy of Slaves
What I’m Doing Here 1976-05-23 — Portsmouth (17) — the last of 7 consecutive poems 1964 — Flowers for Hitler
This Is the Only Poem 1976-05-30 — Gothenburg (13) — 4th of 5 consecutive poems 1972 — The Energy of Slaves
I Wandered into an Automat 1979-12-08 — Birmingham (?) before the other poem, «I Was Arrested»
1979-12-09 — Manchester (13) before Chelsea Hotel #2 (listen)
1980-03-07 — Melbourne (13) before Chelsea Hotel #2
1980-03-08 — Melbourne (12) before Chelsea Hotel #2 (listen)
I Was Arrested 1979-12-08 — Birmingham (?) before Chelsea Hotel #2
1988-10-26 — Vancouver (14) before Jazz Police (oldest known performance)
I Stood at the Corner of 23rd 1979-12-09 — Manchester (12) before the other poem, «I Wandered into an Automat» (listen)
1979-12-11 — Edinburgh (10) before Chelsea Hotel #2 (?)
The Captain 1985-04-30 — Philadelphia (23) before Diamonds in the Mine
1985-05-01 — Philadelphia (?) the end of the concert
1985-05-04 — Boston (23) before Memories
1985-05-05 — New York (27) before Bird on the Wire
My Secret Life 1988-04-28 — Helsinki (15) before There Is a War
Thousand Kisses Deep, fragment 2008: 40 performances [4]
2009: 69 performances
2010: 22 performances
2006 — Book of Longing
The Flood 2009-08-28 — Bratislava (10) before Anthem
2009-08-31 — Budapest (10) before Anthem
2009-09-04 — Bucharest (11) before Anthem
2009-09-21 — Barcelona (11) before Anthem
2009-10-22 — Philadelphia (10) before Anthem
2009-10-23 — New York (10) before Anthem
2009-10-27 — Columbus (10) before Anthem
2009-10-29 — Chicago (10) before Anthem
2009-11-13 — San Jose (10) before Anthem
2010-07-25 — Zagreb (10) before Anthem
2010-08-06 — Oslo (12) before Anthem
2010-10-10 — Warsaw (11) before Anthem
2006 — Book of Longing
In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth
and Con Markievicz, excerpt
2010-07-31 — Sligo (11) before Anthem by W. B. Yeats
Never Got to Love You, excerpt 2010-09-19 — Strasbourg : after Closing Time; the end of the concert
2010-09-21 — Marseille : after Closing Time, before I Tried to Leave You
2010-09-25 — Lille : after Closing Time, before I Tried to Leave You
2010-09-27 — Hannover : after Closing Time, before I Tried to Leave You
2010-10-04 — Katowice : after Closing Time, before I Tried to Leave You
2010-10-07 — Moscow : after Closing Time; the end of the concert
2010-10-10 — Warsaw : after Closing Time, before I Tried to Leave You
2010-10-12 — Ljubljana : after Closing Time, before I Tried to Leave You
Dover Beach, excerpt 2010-10-01 — Stuttgart (08) before Born in Chains
2010-10-07 — Moscow (08) before Born in Chains
by Matthew Arnol
Invictus 2010-10-07 — Moscow (06) before The Darkness by William Ernest Henley
Sorrows of the Elderly 2010-11-15 — Hobart (08) before The Darkness 2006 — Book of Longing
  1. Released on Live at the Isle of Wight 1970 (as «Intro to Poems»).
  2. Released on Live at the Isle of Wight 1970.
  3. Released on Live at the Isle of Wight 1970.
  4. 2008-07-17 recording released on Live in London (as «Recitation w/ N.L.»).