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    Default VH - Eagles Fly (Full Band '93)

    I think people forget there was a full band rendition of this song. I've always seen it come up as the acoustic spot and never hear people talk about this.

    That '93 tour sure was special. The setlist was phenomenal. And this is without a doubt the best version of Eagles Fly ever played at a VH show.

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    I thought they did a great job on this song in '93.
    That tour is still one of my favorites.
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    I always would hit the can during this song.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZachenFoot View Post
    I think people forget there was a full band rendition of this song. I've always seen it come up as the acoustic spot and never hear people talk about this.

    That '93 tour sure was special. The setlist was phenomenal. And this is without a doubt the best version of Eagles Fly ever played at a VH show.

    Would have been better if they played more DLR tunes.

    Seriously I never got to see this tour but always wished I did. They were on fire
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    Quote Originally Posted by cabomiro View Post
    Would have been better if they played more DLR tunes.
    They played 5 DLR era tunes during that 93 tour, most on any setlist from 86-95. Highlight was Ed playing Unchained for the first time since 1984.

    I really like Mine all Mine from that 93 tour as well with the Great solo.

    I was at this show from Aug 93

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    Man I really loved when they did the full band version. It was so unexpected (like hearing Unchained on that tour!), before everything was on the interweb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atomicpunk5151 View Post
    They played 5 DLR era tunes during that 93 tour, most on any setlist from 86-95. Highlight was Ed playing Unchained for the first time since 1984.
    I think he was being facetious considering our other thread in Main
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    the 93 show I saw was still the best concert I've ever seen. Hard to believe it's been 20 years....wow.

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    I really think that this song could have been one of the band's biggest hits with Sammy had they recorded and not Sammy solo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddymon View Post
    I really think that this song could have been one of the band's biggest hits with Sammy had they recorded and not Sammy solo.
    I think it was briefly considered for 5150 but tossed aside. Ed we all know plays Bass, but he also plays guitar leading up to sam's solo guitar spot.

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    I might lose my Sam fan card for saying this, but I never understood the appeal to it.

    I always planned my piss and beer break around it. I like Give to Live, but thought it was a momentum killer in the set.

    Just me I am sure, but I never liked either of them being included in the set.
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    It would have been a nice song for them (if they were still together) after 9/11, perhaps a little re-wording needed (change from Sunday morning, 9AM, I saw Fire in the sky could have been Tuesday morning, 9AM).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    I might lose my Sam fan card for saying this, but I never understood the appeal to it.

    I always planned my piss and beer break around it. I like Give to Live, but thought it was a momentum killer in the set.

    Just me I am sure, but I never liked either of them being included in the set.
    Nah, when it's done acoustically, I have headed for the bathrooms too. Snoozefest to the extreme.

    When I heard my first boot from the '93 tour, I was so pleasantly surprised when I heard the whole band jump in because it was so different...and better.

    Eagles Fly is a really great song. Awesome when the full band played it live. Totally boring when it's just Sam doing it. Same with Give To Live (though I don't like the officially released version either).
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    The 1993 shows were the best VH shows i saw live.
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    I've always really liked this song! It's a fun one to jam along with on the guitar.
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