Lee Eidson remembers that, in early days, students going to programs within Coliseum clothed, along with coats and connections into guys. (That had changed by the time I started browsing suggests around. I did not wear a jacket and you can tie regarding Sergio Mendes, tell you, though I did wear an excellent French-cuff shirt having cufflinks and you may good monogrammed jacket.)
Lee told you his favorite thoughts of one’s Coliseum was “enjoying The fresh Guess Who while sitting on the floor. I produced visual communication with this particular beautiful strawberry blond sitting numerous rows facing me. It actually was an ages of Aquarius second!”
Brenda Poss remembers watching brand new guitar duo Ferrante & Teicher during the UGA arena and you will MiMi DuBose Gudenrather told you one off their unique preferred try James Taylor.
Mike Vitality worked concessions on Coliseum both for sports occurrences and you will series, and Jethro Tull and you can Frank Zappa. Unfortuitously, the guy told you, “stoners never pick as numerous carbonated drinks once the recreation fans.”
Among shows Jim Goolsby noticed there are Johnny Streams and Jose Feliciano. Michael Doke along with recalls viewing Ides out-of s Jr. And you can, Saye Sutton watched Iron Butterfly on the side line around, and you can swears you to definitely “’In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ continued having 47 minutes, not 17! I didn’t hear to own per week.”
Marie Andrews spotted the latest Five Passes within UGA and you may recalls: “These were an hour late bringing here, but i didn’t care and attention. It was an excellent efficiency!”
When Laird Miller saw Steppenwolf in the Coliseum from inside the November 1970, “new rumor are that Coliseum you will split and failure. Little folded. Would have been sad when the my very first stone concert is my personal last!”
One of other acts with performed from the single damer fra Nigeria Coliseum from years are Rufus Thomas, Peter Nero, the brand new Serendipity Singers, the brand new Christie Minstrels, Roger Williams, the brand new Supremes, this new Lettermen, Al Hirt, Eddy Arnold, this new Chad Mitchell Threesome, Glenn Yarbrough, Skitch Henderson together with Atlanta Symphony, mi Terrell, Nothing Anthony and Imperials, Jack Jones and Buddy Rich, the latest 5th Aspect, the brand new Thoughts in addition to Dells, Significant Lance, Paul Anka, Bill Anderson, Loretta Lynn, Gary Puckett and also the Partnership Gap, Heart Inc. Chet Atkins, Shoes Randolph, Floyd Cramer and you will Jerry Reed.
As well as, Sam and you can Dave, Jimmy Ruffin, Bloodstream Work and you can Rips, Henry Mancini, the London area Philharmonic, Nearest and dearest out-of Change, Pacific Gasoline and you may Electric (on the Allman Brothers Ring beginning), Around three Dog Evening, Richie Havens, Mylon LeFevre, Steely Dan, Poquito, this new Rev. Pearly Brownish, Ike and you may Tina Turner, Seals and you may Crofts, Isaac Hayes, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Dirty Oceans, Tony Joe White and Emerson, River and you may Palmer.
Therefore, being normal sixteen-year-olds, the gang most of the lied to your mothers, advising them we had been probably a motion picture, and you will went [on concert]
Also, Vince Vance as well as the Valiants, the latest James Group, Kenny Loggins and you will Jim Messina, the fresh Doobie Brothers, Billy Preston, Curtis erica, the new Marshall Tucker Ring plus the Atlanta Rhythm Section, the new Spinners, This new Bikers of the Purple Sage, Chief Cody as well as the Destroyed World Airmen and you may Leon Russell.
Anyone else become Billy Joel, World Snap and you can Flame, Jesse Colin Young, Nitty-gritty Dirt Band, Earl Scruggs Revue, Moist Willie, Joni Mitchell, Warren Zevon, Orleans, Hall and Oates, Sheer Prairie League, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mom’s Ideal, Dolly Parton, Jerry Jeff Walker, Cardio, Doug Kershaw, Bobby Bluish Terrifically boring, Dave Mason, Gloria Gaynor, Dottie West, Ozark Hill Daredevils, Boston and you may Sammy Hagar, Incredible Flow Aces, Pablo Cruise and you will Delbert McClinton.
She became and you will searched personally at the me personally and you will beamed
Together with, the newest Commodores, the fresh new Oak Ridge Boys, Neil More youthful, Sting, Alabama, Stevie Ray Vaughn, the fresh new Fantastic Thunderbirds, Extensive Panic (in 1985, 1988 and 1989), Hootie while the Blowfish, this new Indigo Girls in addition to Black colored Crowes.