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Richard Clapton is Covering his 40+ Year Career at Red Hot Summer

by Paul Cashmere on January 25, 2019

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Richard Clapton is giving his fans at Red Hot Summer a 40+ year career spanning snapshot of his entire history.

The first classic ‘Girls On the Avenue’ is in the set as well as a few from his iconic ‘Goodbye Tiger’ and the 80s rock era with Jimmy Barnes and INXS and the “Glory Road’ and ‘The Great Escape’ albums.

Richard has also been busy in the studio in this century as well as had done some of his finest work on his last two albums ‘Harlequin Nights’ (2012) and ‘The House of Orange’ (2016). ‘Something About You’ from the most recent album opens the set.

Richard Clapton, Red Hot Summer Mornington, 19 January 2019

Something About You (from The House of Orange, 2016)
Capricorn Dancer (from Highway One soundtrack, 1976)
Ace of Hearts (from Hearts in the Nightline, 1979)
Dancing With the Vampires (from Harlequin Nights, 2012)
Girls on the Avenue (from Girls on the Avenue, 1975)
Deep Water (from Goodbye Tiger, 1977)
Glory Road (from Glory Road, 1987)
Down In The Lucky Country (from Goodbye Tiger, 1977)
Distant Thunder (from Distant Thunder, 1993)
I Am An Island (from The Great Escape, 1982)

Red Hot Summer Series One remaining dates

Jan 26 Country Club Lawns, Launceston TAS
Jan 27 North Gardens, Ballarat VIC
Feb 2 Roche Estate, Hunter Valley NSW
Feb 3 Bella Vista Farm, Sydney NSW
Feb 9 Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island QLD
Feb 10 Sandstone Point Hotel, Bribie Island

Red Hot Summer series one features Jimmy Barnes, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Living End, Diesel, Richard Clapton, Chocolate Starfish.

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