THE SHABOO 25th ANNIVERSARY REUNION CONCERT -- August 18, 2007
To benefit Windham Hospital's Emergency Department expansion
(Wayne Norman photos)

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WILI's Wayne Norman welcomed the Rec Park crowd
 
Wayne read emails from WILI listeners (including UConn basketball great Wes Bialosuknia) recalling their Shaboo memories
 
Jonathan Edwards was on stage first
 
A great crowd on a beautiful day at Rec Park
 
 
 
 
James Cotton playing his harmonica
 
 
 




Maureen and Wes Bialosuknia, David and Mark Foster, and Bruce John


Windham Hospital CEO Dick Brvenik (L), accepting a $10,000 check from Mohegan Sun


The crowd eagerly anticipates the Mohegan Sun All-Stars


The All-Stars rocked the park


Christine Ohlman fronted a few numbers with the All-Stars


David Foster (L)


Windham First Selectman Mike Paulhus (R) gave David Foster a key to the city


Bluesman James Montgomery




And here are three videos from the Shaboo concert:
David Foster and Bruce John on the Wayne Norman show August 16, 2007
 




 
Windham's Rec Park had some fabulous music concerts in the 1980's.  BOCOW sponsored the Windham Music Festivals at Rec Park.  WILI's Wayne Norman introduced Jonathan Edwards in 1984.  Arlo Guthrie was on the same bill.
 
 
THE SHABOO INN   
Mansfield, Connecticut   
 1971-1982
RELIABLE REGULARS
JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND, JAMES COTTON BAND, N.R.B.Q., FABULOUS RHINESTONES, JONATHAN EDWARDS, ROOMFUL OF BLUES, ORLEANS, SHABOO ALL-STARS, AZTEC TWO-STEP.

BLUES ROOTS
B.B KING, MUDDY WATERS, FREDDY KING, BUDDY GUY & JUNIOR WELLS, JOHN MAYALL, TAJ MAHAL, SONNY TERRY & BROWNIE McGEE, LONNIE MACK, PAPA JOHN CREACH, J.B. HUTTO, HOUND DOG TAYLOR, ALBERT KING, BOBBY BLUE BLAND, BIG MAMA THORNTON, KOKO TAYLOR, THE NIGHTHAWKS, WILLIE DIXON, JOHN LEE HOOKER, AL KOOPER, MERRY CLAYTON, CHAMBERS BROTHERS, PAUL BUTTERFIELD.

STAR ATTRACTIONS
JOE COCKER, ERIC BURDON, DR.JOHN, DAVID CROSBY, ELVIN BISHOP, TODD RUNDGREN, QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE, BOB WEIR & KINGFISH, LOU REED, TOM PETTY, CHEAP TRICK, WISHBONE ASH, JACK BRUCE, AEROSMITH, NILS LOFGREN, BONNIE RAITT, MARIA MULDAUR, JIMMY BUFFETT, JOHN SEBASTIAN, DAVE MASON.


ON THE RISE
AC/DC, THE POLICE, ELVIS COSTELLO, JOURNEY, HALL & OATES, MICHAEL BOLOTIN (MICHAEL BOLTON), DIRE STRAITS, ROBERT PALMER, JOE PERRY PROJECT, LITTLE FEAT.

ROCK AND ROLL
JOHNNY WINTER, ROGER MCGUINN, HUMBLE PIE, NICK LOWE, RICK DERRINGER, RORY GALLAGHER, ANDY PRATT, THE JAGS, CANNED HEAT, PAT TRAVERS, BOOMTOWN RATS, LESLIE WEST, TOMMY BOLIN, WALTER EGAN, WENDY WALDMAN, DAN HARTMAN, CRAWLER, TOBY BEAU, RICK DANKO, DAVID JOHANSEN, MANFRED MANN, ROBERT GORDON, JACK SCARANGELLA, BLUES IMAGE, SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY, RAMONES, NANTUCKET, THE FOOLS, SPIRIT, HORSLIPS, GOOD RATS, JOAN JETT.

SOUTHERN ROCK
NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE, CHARLIE DANIELS, PURE PRARIE LEAGUE, LES DUDEK, COMMANDER CODY, GRINDERSWITCH, CLIMAX BLUES BAND, DIXIE DREGS, DILLARDS, VASSAR CLEMENTS, MERLE SAUNDERS, OZARK MOUNTAIN DAREDEVILS, SEA LEVEL. 

JAZZ/FUNK/FUSION
COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA, BUDDY RICH BIG BAND, MILES DAVIS,
MANHATTAN TRANSFER, BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS, TOWER OF POWER, WEATHER REPORT, SPYRO GYRA, JEAN LUC PONTY, JOHN MCLAUGHLIN, BRIAN AUGER'S OBLIVION EXPRESS, JUNIOR WALKER AND THE ALL-STARS, COLD BLOOD, PERSUASIONS, HUGH MASAKELA, HARVEY MANDELL, LES MCCANN, GIL SCOTT HERON, THE BRUBECKS, HARRY JAMES, WOODY HERMAN, JIMMY McGRIFF, JAN HAMMER GROUP, DEODATO, DAVID LEIBERMAN, LARRY CORYELL, FULL MOON, CORNELL DUPREE, JIMMY SPHERRIS, GATO BARBIERI, BILLY COBHAM, LENNY WHITE, BRECKER BROTHERS, GEORGE DUKE.


FOLK LEANINGS
ARLO GUTHRIE, DAVID BROMBERG, TOM WAITS, RICHIE HAVENS, JESSE COLIN YOUNG, LIVINGSTON TAYLOR, LEONARD COHEN, IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, EARL SCRUGGS, KENNY RANKIN, JANIS IAN, EMMY LOU HARRIS, DOC WATSON, LEON REDBONE, BATDORF AND RODNEY, TOM RUSH, HENRY GROSS, JOHN HARTFORD, TIM WEISBERG, DAVID LA FERNE, ERIC ANDERSON, PEARLS BEFORE SWINE, JESSE WINCHESTER, JERRY JEFF WALKER, SHAWN PHILLIPS, MELANIE, INCREDIBLE STRING BAND, ELLEN SHIPLEY. 

NEW WAVE
IGGY POP, TALKING HEADS, TELEVISION, ROBIN LANE & THE CHARTBUSTERS, THE CARS.

LOCAL/REGIONAL FAVORITES
AVALANCHE, EIGHT TO THE BAR, OASIS, PILGRIM, SOUTHPAW, ARIZONA MAID, ZYCHECK BROTHERS, FOUNTAINHEAD, B.WILLIE SMITH, TIREBITER, GREY CONTROVERSY, LITTLE VILLAGE, MAX CREEK, BLUE ROOSTER, POUSETTE-DART BAND, DUKE AND THE DRIVERS, ELLEN McELWANE.

MISCELLANEOUS
NATIONAL LAMPOON COMEDY, MARTIN MULL, ROBERT KLEIN,
FLO & EDDIE, BEACH BOY DENNIS WILSON, PETER TORK, SUZI QUATRO, ROBERT HUNTER, MO UDALL, BLUSHING BRIDES, ROOT BOY SLIM & THE SEX CHANGE BAND, OSCAR ROBERTSON.

 
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