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Topic: Farewell Tour

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 The Eagles: Farewell I Tour (Live From Melbourne) (2004)
Their momentous 2004 farewell tour filled stadiums around the world, and this 2-DVD set captures one of the most stellar events from that now-historic global sweep.
That year saw a major tour facetiously referred to as “Farewell I” as well as “Hole in the World”, the band’s first new tune in nine years.
They talk about touring and their performances, their audience, the roles each bandmember plays, the Eagles’ songs and legacy, rehearsals and soundchecks, their stage presence, the “Farewell I” concept, the setlist, and the band’s future.
www.dvdmg.com /eaglesfarewell1.shtml   (2985 words)

 Farewell Tour
I'll be a fan of the Tour de France for as long as I live.
The day in the Vosges mountains during this Tour in which he and his Discovery Channel team were caught off-guard doesn't really count as one of them.
Armstrong's last Tour is finished and, unlike others before him, he says he means it.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/24/AR2005072400155.html   (1340 words)

 KISS ASYLUM: Farewell Tour / Alive 4 News
Their Farewell Tour, which they swear is their last, had been scheduled through June 3 in San Bernardino, Calif., with as-yet-unannounced dates taking it into mid-July.
Tour Organizers are hopeful the upcoming KISS Farewell Tour can parlay a unique venue environment and a "last chance" mentality into more than $40 million in grosses.
The tour, which begins March 11 at the Blockbuster/Desert Sky Pavilion in Phoenix, is billed as the last for the four original members: Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss.
www.kissasylum.com /alive4   (4173 words)

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Petra Farewell, recorded on October 4th in front of an audience of family, friends and fans at W274 in Franklin, Tennessee, features Petra classics, emerging worship favorites, and special guest appearances by former band members, including vocalist Greg X. Volz and keyboard player John Lawry.
Plans for a Petra Farewell DVD are also in the works, and the project is currently set for a 2006 release.
At present, the band is in the midst of its international “Petra Farewell” tour, concluding in December.
www.cbn.com /cbnmusic/News/101305_petra-farewell.asp   (480 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Cher - The Farewell Tour: DVD: Cher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I went to see the farewell tour in birmingham and was not disapointed, this dvd reflects 40 years of an icon in the business and is a well performed finale.
The tour reflecting the 40 years of Cher's show-stopping careers is beyond doubt, not only one of the finest ever conceived, but actually pulled off.
This Farewell tour is proof that Cher will go down in music history as one of its all-time greatest superstars, and one of the few who successfully conquered film.
www.amazon.co.uk /Cher-Farewell-Tour/dp/B0000AN347   (826 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Cher's Farewell Tour Ends at Hollywood Bowl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The phenomenally successful tour has grossed over $200 million and has visited stages in every state in the continental U.S. (with the exception of Vermont and Delaware, which didn't have large enough venues).
A portion of the money from each ticket sold throughout the tour was donated to the several children's charities, and all the proceeds from her recent Bakersfield, California, show were donated to UNICEF and World Vision for tsunami relief.
"The Farewell Tour" was televised on NBC and drew over 17 million viewers and won three Emmy Awards.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=80078   (526 words)

 Live! The Farewell Tour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Farewell Tour is a the first and only live album up to date by Cher.
The album was recorded at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, United States on a show from her Living Proof: The Farewell Tour.
The same performance is available as the DVD Cher: The Farewell Tour Live in Miami and is included in the U.S. Special Edition of The Very Best of Cher.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Live!_The_Farewell_Tour   (194 words)

 deseretnews.com | Autumn of a crusader: Christian soldier Billy Graham on farewell tour
At the end of his farewell tour, the Rev. Graham will hand the reins over to his son Franklin.
In his autobiography, "Just As I Am," the Rev. Graham recalls the day he marched into President Harry Truman's office — dressed in white buck shoes and a flashy suit — and told the president to his face just what needed to be done.
Kansas City was the first stop on his farewell tour.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595100041,00.html   (792 words)

 Amazon.ca: The Eagles - Farewell 1 Tour: Live From Melbourne 2004 (2DVD): DVD: Don Henley,Joe Walsh (III),Timothy B. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Guitarist Don Felder, who split acrimoniously with the band in 2001, isn't much missed, as replacement Steuart Smith plays the parts just as Felder did--i.e., pretty much exactly as they were recorded (indeed, pristine recreations of the studio versions of their songs has always been a hallmark of the Eagles' live shows).
Farewell - 1 is by far the best concert DVD I own or have otherwise seen.
Farewell 1 was a tongue in cheek joke to all the stars who frequently do "farewell" shows saying that "this will be your last chance", only to tour again a year later.
www.amazon.ca /Eagles-Farewell-Tour-Live-Melbourne/dp/B0007Z0VZC   (970 words)

farewell tour update - last of 2006 (view more)
the rest of the farewell tour is currently ready to begin practicing as a three piece.
Farewell Tour :: Live @ Luce :: 8.04.06
www.myspace.com /breakyourradio   (463 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | African star begins farewell tour
Legendary South African singer Miriam Makeba is to end her performing days with a world tour, after a career spanning more than 50 years.
"I have to go and say farewell to all the countries that I have been to, if I can," she said.
She also performed with Paul Simon on his Graceland tour in the mid-1980s.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/2/hi/entertainment/4282274.stm   (258 words)

 PlaybillArts: News: Pavarotti's Farewell Tour Delayed Again by Back Pain
Luciano Pavarotti will not be resuming his farewell tour in June with concerts in Canada and Washington, D.C., due to an "unexpected setback in his recovery" from an earlier back injury, his manager announced.
Pavarotti's tour is expected to recommence in July in the U.K. Robson said, "Luciano apologizes to his many disappointed fans for having to reschedule these concerts—happily, he is now well on his way to recovery and very much looks forward to continue celebrating his career with the Pavarotti worldwide farewell tour.”
The tour was originally scheduled to end by his 70th birthday last October, but he has since said that he expects it to continue for another year or two before ending in Milan, London, Vienna, or at the Met.
www.playbillarts.com /news/article/4644.html   (528 words)

 Farewell Tour For Lance Armstrong - CBS News
Farewell Tour For Lance Armstrong - CBS News
Armstrong confirmed retirement plans that had become the focus of growing speculation as he spoke in recent months that he wants to spend more time with his three children and in his campaign against cancer.
Armstrong, who overcame testicular cancer, was attracted to the Tour de Georgia's support for the Georgia Cancer Coalition, the official beneficiary of the race.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/04/18/national/main688989.shtml   (518 words)

 Farewell June | 2006 Tour Dates
Farewell June is performing at 12 noon for a Family Christian Expo event.
Light of Light FM is sponsoring this Farewell June concert event.
Fresh off tour with PETRA as they went on their 50 city farewell tour.
www.farewelljune.com /tourdates_dynamic.php   (726 words)

 Phil Collins: Finally ... The First Farewell Tour (2004)
Collins’ 2004 “First Final Farewell Tour” was his first full American jaunt since 1997, and despite its glibness, I took the title seriously.
Although folks like Cher and the Who have made a mockery of the “farewell tour” concept, I think Phil means it, so I wanted to see him one more time while I still could.
The program covers the scope of the farewell tour, selecting which songs to play and the concert’s structure, the band and the crew, rehearsals, Phil’s personal involvement in the concert program and the show’s visual production, costumes, traveling, reflections on various gigs and choices of where to play, shooting the DVD, and saying goodbye.
www.dvdmg.com /philcollinsfinally.shtml   (3072 words)

 Nature Tours in Golden Bays Spectacular North-West
Travel to the Farewell Spit Lighthouse and beyond as we share unique insights into the many intrigues of this world class wildlife sanctuary.
The offer to travel with you and experience your tour was really appreciated and I would like to commend you all on a job well done.
Everybody enjoyed the tour and the great lunch at the Cafe and they were still buzzing about it the next day on the way home.
www.farewell-spit.co.nz   (674 words)

 Eagles Tour Dates: The Eagles heading out on 'Farewell I' tour >> liveDaily
Members of the Eagles' recently launched official fan club have a chance to participate in ticket pre-sales, and the general public will get their first shot a tickets to a number of shows on March 10, according to organizers.
A source indicates that the tour has been dubbed the "Farewell I" tour in jest, and that the title instead alludes to the likelihood of subsequent outings.
The handful of dates released thus far for the "Farewell I" tour indicates a similar timetable.
www.livedaily.com /news/4700.html   (665 words)

 Koizumi, the President, and the King - Council on Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Koizumi's visit with President Bush in Washington and their joint trip to Graceland—home of Koizumi's favorite crooner, Elvis—offers the two men plenty of time to consider Koizumi's legacy even as new security challenges loom in Asia.
The Los Angeles Times calls the visit a kind of "victory lap" for a leader who has steered his country into a position of strong support for Washington, and the New York Times says the personal tour is typical of Bush's diplomatic style, which rewards allies with presidential perks.
The chemistry between the two leaders has produced results: CFR fellow Elizabeth Economy tells Bernard Gwertzman in this interview that the U.S.-Japan relationship is the strongest of America's ties in Asia.
www.cfr.org /publication/11003/koizumis_farewell_tour.html   (910 words)

 Euro Farewell Tour 2000
It will be the biggest grossing Tour in the US this year by far.
The rumor is that the tour is being extended until 2001.
The US tour is going so well that it looks likely that the it will indeed make it over to Europe.
www.kissinuk.com /euro2000.htm   (815 words)

 Phil Collins Announces Farewell Tour : Soul Shine Magazine
British rocker and drummer Phil Collins of Genesis fame has announced his first farewell tour.
The Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy award winning singing drummer calls the tour his "First Final Farewell Tour".
Collins will start the tour in Europe – his first tour in seven years – and then come to North America.
www.soulshine.ca /news/newsarticle.php?nid=641   (187 words)

 Amazon.com: The Eagles - Farewell 1 Tour - Live From Melbourne: DVD: Don Henley,Joe Walsh (III),Timothy B. Schmit,Glenn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If you are an Eagles fan and you have not yet seen the Eagles Farewell Tour I, then you are missing out.
I have seen this particular tour 3 times so far (live) and this dvd is actually a little better than the performances that I witnessed.
I attribute it to the lack of echoes in the dvd that seemed to be so prevalent in the live concerts.
www.amazon.com /Eagles-Farewell-Tour-Live-Melbourne/dp/B00092ZMDY   (1833 words)

 The Fast Show Farewell Tour (2003) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This show is the highlights of that tour condensed to 60 minutes.
This tour was for die-hard fans and it shows a little bit - the cast are enjoying themselves, they aren't having to really work that hard.
Overall the fact that the tour and this show trades more off characters than top class material means that it is more for established fans than those with a passing appreciation of the show.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0358471   (681 words)

 Las Vegas SUN: Columnist Jeff Haney: Farewell tour continues for Chavez in L.A.
Columnist Jeff Haney: Farewell tour continues for Chavez in L.A. Jeff Haney's sports betting column appears Wednesday.
And professional boxing has its own version of the neverending farewell tour: the one currently being conducted by Julio Cesar Chavez, the ageless Mexican folk hero who fights Ivan Robinson in a 10-round super lightweight bout Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Chavez is a 4-1 favorite against Robinson (31-9-2, 12 KOs), probably with good reason, as reports from his hometown of Philadelphia say Robinson, 34, has lost much of the power and stamina he used to possess in his legs.
www.lasvegassun.com /sunbin/stories/births/2005/may/26/518817249.html   (982 words)

 Amazon.com: Live: The Farewell Tour: Music: Cher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Cher is amazing her music has been successful for 40 years and now she wants to concentrate her career in movies.
So for that reason she has made her last tour (which is her biggest and more successful)and because of that we have now her very first live cd.
This is a live album from Cher's Farewell tour.
www.amazon.com /Live-Farewell-Tour-Cher/dp/B0000AQS2E   (1280 words)

 KISS ASYLUM: KISS Farewell Tour Reviews
For the last time, I bid KISS farewell, or as they say here in the land of the rising sun, sayonara.
After being in Hospital in a very bad way one week before, I missed the opening nights of the KISS tour of Japan in Yokohama.
KISS ASYLUM is optimized for 800x600 screen resolution or higher using Internet Explorer 5.0 and it is recommended that you have the Flash, Real Player, and Quicktime plug-ins to experience the rich audio and video media.
www.kissasylum.com /views/tour2000/nagoya1.shtml   (589 words)

 Ambassador Coats' Farewell Tour through Germany - United States Mission to Germany
Ambassador Coats traveled to a number of major German cities in January and February on a "farewell tour".
Among his stops were Hamburg, Düsseldorf and Leipzig in January and Frankfurt and Munich in February, addressing the audience with farewell remarks.
In his farewell remarks he emphasized that the importance of the German-American partnership had been reconfirmed.
www.usembassy.de /germany/coats_farewell.html   (179 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Pavarotti to perform farewell tour
Luciano Pavarotti will begin a farewell tour at New York's Metropolitan Opera as he prepares to retire from performing lavish productions.
Following his shows at the Met he will embark on a world tour as he reaches his 70th birthday in October 2005.
He added that even if his voice held up he wanted to devote more time to his family, saying his daughter Alice, who was born in January, had changed his life.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/3049861.stm   (394 words)

 ABC News: Donald Rumsfeld on Farewell Tour of Iraq
ABC News: Donald Rumsfeld on Farewell Tour of Iraq
It was an unusually secretive farewell tour of the nation that will almost certainly define his legacy.
The trip, laden with symbolism, is among the last stops in Rumsfeld's farewell tour, with just nine days left before former CIA Director Robert Gates assumes Rumsfeld's third-floor office in the Pentagon.
abcnews.go.com /WNT/IraqCoverage/story?id=2713447&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (442 words)

 Amazon.com: Cher - The Farewell Tour: DVD: Cher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If her 2002 tour really was her last--and after being "an evil frickin' diva for 40 frickin' years," as she puts it, she just might mean it--Cher has definitely left us something to remember her by.
This show is similar as her 2000 Believe Tour but with more production and quality (with this I'm not saying that it was bad, it was very good actually but this is way much better).
In Madonna's Confessions tour, she dropped from the ceiling and cracked a whip.
www.amazon.com /Cher-Farewell-Tour/dp/B00009V7PJ   (1479 words)

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