1987 - It's A Long Way To Raintown

January 22 - London Marquee
March 3 - London Mean Fiddler
March 13 - London Goldsmiths College
March 14 - Bath Moles Club
March 16 - London Marquee
March 18 - Manchester University
March 19 - Warwick University
March 20 - Nottingham Trent Polytechnic
March 25 - Edinburgh The Venue
March 26 - Galashiels Textile College
March 27 - Glasgow College Of Technology
March 29 - Dundee Dance Factory
March 30 - Newcastle Riverside
April 1 - Leicester Polytechic
April 2 - Sheffield Polytechnic
April 3 - London Mean Fiddler More
April 4 - London Goldsmiths College
May 2 - London Astoria
May 10 - London Town & Country Club (support for The Go-Betweens)
May 15 - Kings College, Surrey (support for The Bible)
May 17 - Glasgow Pavillion More
May 21 - London Mean Fiddler
May 22 - Egham - Royal Holloway College
May 23 - Sheffield Leadmill
May 25 - Nottingham - Trent Polytechnic
June 4 - London - Hammersmith Odeon (support for Bruce Hornsby)
June 6 - Bath Moles Club
June 7 - Guildford - Surrey University
June 12 - Edinburgh - The Assembly Rooms More
June 13 - Aberdeen - The Venue
June 15 - Birmingham - The Dome
June 16 - Cambridge - Sydney Sussex College
June 18 - Norwich - University Of East Anglia
June 19 - Colchester - Essex University
June 20 - London (Putney) - Froebel College
June 20 - Oxford - St Edmunds Hall
June 21 - Manchester Palace Theatre
June 22 - Munich More
June 24 - Huddersfield Polytechnic
June 25 - Oxford, Keeble College
June 26 - Poole, Mr C's
June 28 - Den Haag, Holland - Park Pop Festival More
July 3 - Edinburgh - The Venue More
July 4 - Glasgow School of Art More
July 5 - Dundee Dance Factory More
July 7 - Leicester - Princess Charlotte's
July 9 - Edinburgh, STV
July 10 - Manchester, The Boardwalk
July 11 - Coventry, Warwick University
July 15 - London Marquee More
July 20 - Motherwell Civic Hall More
August 10 - Hammersmith, Riverside Studios
August 21 - London Mean Fiddler
August 22 - Shetland Rock Festival, Lerwick
September 12 - Hamburg , Grosse Freiheit 36
September 13 - Dusseldorf , Junge Aktions Buhne
September 14 - Cologne, Luxor
September 16 - Frankfurt, Batschkapp
September 25 - Dublin, Hawkins Club
September 29 - Bath Moles Club
September 30 - Swansea, University College
October 1 - Gloucester - College of Art & Technology
October 2 - Leicester Polytechnic
October 3 - Manchester International More
October 5 - Stirling University More
October 6 - Edinburgh University
October 7 - Aberdeen University
October 8 - Strathclyde University More
October 9 - Dundee University
October 10 - Galashiels, Scottish College Of Textiles
October 14 - Southampton University
October 15 - Portsmouth Polytechnic
October 16 - Treforest, Polytechnic Of Wales
October 20 - Liverpool Polytechnic More
October 21 - Sheffield Polytechnic
October 23 - University of London Union
October 24 - Egham, Royal Holloway College
October 27 - Stoke, North Staffs Poly
October 28 - Norwich, University of East Anglia
October 29 - Northampton, Old Five Bells
October 30 - Birmingham, Aston University
October 31 - Sunderland Polytechnic
November 2 - Bradford University
November 3 - Edinburgh Queens Hall More
November 4 - Glasgow, Henry Wood Hall More
November 5 - Glasgow, Henry Wood Hall More
November 7 - Aberdeen, The Venue
November 23 - Glasgow - Bennet's More
December 9 - London - Town & Country Club

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London Mean Fidder - April 3rd 1987

Take The Saints Away
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl
Just Like Boys
Raintown
Spencer Tracy
Suffering
Ragman
When Will You
Dignity
Loaded/Deacon Blues
Church
Trying To Get Over You
Dignity

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Glasgow Pavillion - May 17th 1987

Take The Saints Away
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl
Ragman
Just Like Boys
Raintown
Spencer Tracy
Suffering
Dignity
Loaded/Deacon Blues

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Edinburgh, The Assembly Rooms - June 12th 1987

Church
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl
Ragman
Just Like Boys
Raintown
Love's Great Fears
Suffering
Real Gone Kid
When Will You...
Dignity
Loaded
Trying To Get Over You
That Brilliant Feeling

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Munich - June 22nd 1987

Raintown
Loaded
Dignity
Love's Great Fears
Chocolate Girl
Angeliou
Born In A Storm
Ragman
Real Gone Kid

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Den Haag, Holland - June 28th 1987 - Park Pop Festival

Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl
Just Like Boys
Raintown
Born In A Storm
Ragman
Loaded
When Will You...
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity

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Edinburgh, The Venue - July 3rd 1987

Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Ronnie Spector
Just Like Boys
Chocolate Girl
Raintown
That Brilliant Feeling
Love's Great Fears
Angeliou
Loaded
Born In A Storm
Ragman
When Will You...
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Kings Of The Western World
Trying To Get Over You
Take The Saints Away

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Glasgow School of Art - July 4th 1987

The Very Thing
Just Like Boys
Chocolate Girl
Raintown
That Brilliant Feeling
Born In A Storm
Ragman
When Will You...
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity

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Dundee Dance Factory - July 5th 1987

Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Just Like Boys
Chocolate Girl
Raintown
Riches
Kings Of The Western World
That Brilliant Feeling
Loaded
Born In A Storm/Ragman
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Take The Saints Away
Suffering

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London Marquee - July 15th 1987

Church Not Made With Hands/Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Just Like Boys
Chocolate Girl/Sandy
Church
Loaded/Serve Somebody
Love's Great Fears
That Brilliant Feeling
Born In A Storm
Ragman
When Will You...
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Take The Saints Away
Angeliou
Raintown
Spencer Tracy
The Very Thing (acoustic)

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Motherwell Civic Hall - July 20th 1987

Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Just Like Boys
Raintown
Love and Regret
Chocolate Girl
That Brilliant Feeling
Spencer Tracy
Loaded
When Will You...
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Love's Great Fears
Born In A Storm/Ragman
Trampolene

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Manchester International - October 3rd 1987

The Very Thing
Raintown
When Will You...
Loaded
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity

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Stirling University - October 5th 1987

Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Raintown
Circus Lights
Chocolate Girl
That Brilliant Feeling
Spencer Tracy
Angeliou
Loaded

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Strathclyde University - October 8th 1987

Circus Lights
The Very Thing
Raintown
That Country
Chocolate Girl
That Brilliant Feeling
Spencer Tracy
Undeveloped Heart
Loaded/Which Side Are You On
Born In A Storm/Ragman
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Little Red Corvette
Love's Great Fears
Just Like Boys
When Will You...
Trampolene

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Liverpool Polytechnic - October 20th 1987

Real Gone Kid
The Very Thing
Raintown
Love and Regret
Born In A Storm/Ragman
Chocolate Girl
Circus Lights
Love's Great Fears
Loaded
That Country
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Little Red Corvette
Just Like Boys

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The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh - November 3rd 1987

Raintown
Real Gone Kid
Las Vegas
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl/Sandy
Circus Lights
Loaded
Spencer Tracy
Angeliou
Born In a A Storm/Ragman
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Little Red Corvette
When Will You...
Just Like Boys

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Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow - November 4th 1987

Raintown
Real Gone Kid
Las Vegas
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl/Sandy
Circus Lights
Loaded
Spencer Tracy
Angeliou
Born In A Storm
Ragman
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Little Red Corvette
Love's Great Fears
Raintown
When Will You...
Just Like Boys

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Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow - November 5th 1987

Raintown
Real Gone Kid
Las Vegas
The Very Thing
Chocolate Girl/Sandy
Circus Lights
Loaded
Spencer Tracy
Angeliou
Born In A Storm
Ragman
Suffering
Town To Be Blamed
Dignity
Little Red Corvette
Love's Great Fears
Raintown
When Will You...
Just Like Boys

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Bennet's, Glasgow - November 23rd 1987

This was a charity gig, for A.I.D.S. Aid, which was held at Bennets, a Gay nightclub in Glasgow. Deacon Blue was one of many acts at the gig. The event was set up by Robbie McFadyen with help from Jane and David Henderson and many others. You will find links to the video from this gig on YouTube.

Raintown
Spanish Moon
Dignity

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