Oct. 1, 2005
Connie's Cafe
Laurel Springs, N.J.

Dom performed the debut featured show at Connie's Cafe.  The coffeeshop & ice cream parlor, which neighbors Coppola's Restaurant, entered the local entertainment scene by scheduling weekly Saturday-evening shows beginning with the month of October.  Dom was very glad to be the first musician booked by the up-and-coming venue.

The timing of the show also provided an opportunity for three fun tributes:

-- In the first set, Dom commemorated the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's album,
Born to Run, which was released in late September, 1975.

-- In recognition of the PBS documentary on Bob Dylan that premiered the previous weekend, Dom played a couple of songs that were big hits for well-known rockers, but were actually written by Dylan.

-- And the last set featured a tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, whose 51st birthday would've been Oct. 3.

- - Set 1 - -
Hum a Few Bars
          Not Supposed to Like
          These Old Roads
          Hoochie-Coochie Man
(Muddy Waters cover)

Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen cover)
          Thunder Road
(Bruce Springsteen cover)
          Say Hi to Angelo's
          If I Get There First

- - Set 2 - -
The Song with the Cheesy Rhymes
          One Less Chance
          Party of One
          Big Boss Man
(Jimmy Reed cover)
          Gettin' So Big
          Bright, Full Moon
          All Along the Watchtower
(Bob Dylan cover)
          Knockin' on Heaven's Door
(Bob Dylan cover)
          Prettiest Girl in the Bar

- - Set 3 - -
Fast Asleep
          King of Somewhere
          On That Long, Green Line
          The Thrill Is Gone
(B.B. King cover)
          Eight Bars of Blues
          Beginner's Luck
          Life by the Drop
(Stevie Ray Vaughan cover)
          When Austin Was Everything
          It Ain't Too Far Down
          Not Really
          Two Lights at a Time

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