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Sunday, October 7, 2012


Paris, France ~ October 5, 2012 ~ Reflection by Marie Coyne 

"Bloom where you are planted”


Olympia, Paris - 5th October 2012


While we were taking a bus tour of Paris, I noticed a sign: "Bloom where you are planted”  I didn’t see what it referred to… but I saw it in action tonight at the Olympia in Paris.


Roger Hodgson blooms wherever he is planted. I have been very lucky to have seen Roger in concert in several countries now, but Paris was an extraordinary experience. The people of Paris have long taken Roger to their hearts and to observe it, and even better, be part of this experience was overwhelming. The breadth and warmth of the love of the French fans is apparent from the moment Roger’s outline is seen emerging from the side of the stage. Olympia erupted; the fans were on their feet to welcome the minstrel for so long, I thought the concert would never start!


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Saturday, October 6, 2012


Set List ~ Paris, France ~ October 5, 2012 

Take the Long Way Home
Give a Little Bit
Lovers in the Wind
Easy Does It
Sister Moonshine
Rosie Had Everything Planned
Breakfast in America
Teach Me to Love Again
C'est le Bon
The Logical Song

Child of Vision
Lord is it Mine
Even in the Quietest Moments
Don't Leave Me Now
Fool's Overture
It's Raining Again

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Saturday, October 6, 2012


ROGER HODGSON Former Supertramp Frontman Brings His "Breakfast in America" Band Tour of the UK 

Legendary songwriter and vocalist Roger Hodgson has announced a limited run of UK dates in May 2013, which include a return to the Royal Albert Hall in London and the Philharmonic in Liverpool.  Tickets may be purchased online at or on 0844 338 0000 from 0900 on Saturday 6 October.   These shows are a continuation of his 85 concert 2012 ‘Breakfast in America’ world tour with sold out performances across the US, Canada, South America and Europe.


Universally acclaimed as one of the most gifted composers and lyricists of our times, Roger Hodgson helped define a generation of progressive rock, and wrote and sang such globally successful and enduring anthems as Give a Little BitThe Logical SongDreamerTake the Long Way HomeBreakfast In AmericaSchoolChild of VisionEven in the Quietest Moments and Fool’s Overture – timeless songs that helped his former band sell well over 60 million albums to date.


Roger, of course, is prominent in the recently released ...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012


Hanau, Germany ~ September 13, 2012 ~ Reflection by Simon 



Roger Hodgson concert 09-13-2012

Review by Simon, 9 years

After we had arrived with the car, we did not have to walk far before arriving in front of the huge entrance. When we got in, Aaron was still practising with  his instruments but soon he left the stage. We had to wait a little till soundcheck started. When Roger left the stage, all the people who had attended soundcheck took their standing room places. At half past six when doors opened, people stormed the place. Actually, the concert was due to begin at half past seven but unfortunately there was a delay of half an hour. When the concert started with Take the Long Way Home, everybody was cheering really loudly. I think the concert was really great. The only thing which I did not find so great, was that my Mum was singing along loudly all of the time. Before the ...

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Sunday, September 23, 2012


Newport Beach and San Diego, CA ~ September 16 and 18, 2012 ~ Reflection by Peter Rimel 

What man leaves one of the world’s most popular bands at its commercial height to raise his kids for 17 years?  Such a man certainly has his priorities in order, and that man, Mr. Roger Hodgson, is the genius that was the legendary singer/songwriter/composer of the band Supertramp.  I was fortunate enough to have seen his two recent shows in Southern California at the Taste of Newport in Newport Beach, California, and at Humphreys By the Bay near San Diego, California.
The Breakfast in America tour is winding down for 2012.  It is Roger Hodgson’s first United States tour in 30+ years.  The Taste of Newport show was a déjà vu for me, for Roger’s last show (I still cling to the ticket stub from that show) with the famed band Supertramp was in 1983 at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, California, just miles away from the Taste of Newport ...

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