Joe Longthorne's comeback concert

Joe Longthorne's comeback concert

There are 71 comments on the BBC story from Apr 15, 2006, titled Joe Longthorne's comeback concert. In it, BBC reports that:

Joe Longthorne underwent a bone marrow transplant last June Singer Joe Longthorne will perform an Easter concert in his hometown of Blackpool after recovering from a bone marrow transplant he had last year.

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david reilly boro

Edinburgh, UK

#61 Mar 8, 2008
i listen to joe longtorne and seen him perform many times and never get sick of listening to this national treasure we call joe longthorne god love ya mate cant wait to see you in blackpool
marion murray

Lewes, UK

#62 Mar 30, 2008
saw Joe in carlisle last night.what a performance never fails to amaze me. your simply the best joe
xxxxxxx
mary french

Glasgow, UK

#63 Apr 3, 2008
We saw Joe's show just last Friday in Glasgow, what a show he put on. he was out of this world, his voice was tremendous, still a star! We look forward to seeing him again in the near future and wish him all the best.
Linda wilburn

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

#64 Apr 20, 2008
Joe Longthorne is one of the best talents this country has produced,He is truly a national treasure.
val

London, UK

#65 Jun 9, 2008
went to see joe at the london palladium on june 1st 2008
although he looked frail, he still gave a brilliant performance his sense of humour hasnt faultered nor his voice what a brave man
joe swindon uk

Swindon, UK

#66 Jul 27, 2008
I saw joe at the wyvern in swindon i get lost in the song when he sings superb !
Jack Harris

London, UK

#67 Sep 1, 2008
Went to see Joe in Blackpool last week (29-08-2008) the doorman said his act finished at 10.15 it ended at 9.45. He still can perform but he did not look well and I was concerned for him. Enjoyed him but concerned.

Since: Oct 08

weston-super-mare

#68 Oct 8, 2008
Joe Longthorne- what a man! There is no finer singer around than Joe, he stamps his name firmly on every song he sings.This year so far I have seen Joe eight times on tour,and no - i'm not mad,sad or stupid! For the price of a ticket you get an evening watching a true genius at work! This man is truely a world class entertainer and would easily stand alongside Sinatra,Bennett, Davis etc on the same stage.Every show I've seen has been amazing. Joe has been on top form every time, being on stage for at least an hour and a half on each occasion once more than 2 hours, and I've sat and listened to the most amazing repertoire of songs,impressions and piano playing and it's been a different show every time,no set routine for Mr Longthorne as we know! The most important thing for me is that Joe is always LIVE, and he has a great band/orchestra behind him who are all excellent musicians. Personally,it has given me deep great joy to see that Joe has looked much better and stronger on stage this year to last,it is a testament to his great courage and determination after fighting back from his bone marrow transplant three years ago.
I would like to suggest that anyone new to Joe who wants to hear more of what he is singing now should get a copy of his new CD "You and Me",19 tracks all of them true gems,from his great version of "September in the Rain", through "Smile" and "Shadow of Your Smile", awesome versions of the Sinatra songs "Let Me Try Again" and "Cycles" and a very soulful version of "You'll Never Find Another Love", something for everyone.
Linda

UK

#69 Mar 2, 2009
I heard Joe live for the first time on Friday 27th February, 2009 in The Dalkeith Miners Club.
He was absolutely sensational.
Wishing you all the best Joe
Linda xx
marge swansea

Swansea, UK

#70 Dec 8, 2009
went to see the show last week at graig y nos
keep up your good work god is with you all along the way

Since: Oct 08

weston-super-mare

#71 Mar 10, 2011
Joe is appearing in the West End in September, 18th September at the Leicester Square Theatre, "A Man and His Music" for one night only, tickets on sale now.

Also a gala show at Crystal Palace Football Club on Friday 27th May, tickets on sale now.

For full details see FACEBOOK " THE OFFICIAL JOE LONGTHORNE FRIENDSHIP CLUB" for all the latest info.

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