Olivia Newton-John : ONJ wowed Chicago!

ONJ wowed Chicago!

Just came from North Halsted Market Days where Olivia headlined, as the closing performance. To see her at 64 doing her Grease mpves with a make singer was awesome. Although she did not have a band with her, she worked the crowd into singing all the songs with her.

The whole weekend was a 1980's revival, with Sheena Easton and the Pointer Sisters also attending. I don't know how they managed to lure such big names with just a "suggested donation" to the whole thing.

"Well, for once the rich white man is in control!" C. M. Burns

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I was there. I think she sounded even better than she did in her TV appearances in the 70s. My brother was bothered that she didn't have a band though.

"Oh, don't you look....smart" sad7.gif

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He should have seen Sheena Easton then. She had a band, and did 90 minutes.

"Well, for once the rich white man is in control!" C. M. Burns

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I've seen Olivia and Sheena in concert, both are great entertainers...How was Sheena, saw her back in the 90's.....loved her then as well as now.

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Sorry, I only just noticed this reply now, but in case anyone's still looking, Sheena Easton was a lot of fun and did a lot of storytelling in between numbers. She opened with The Lover in Me (her second-biggest, and puzzlingly next-to-last U.S. hit) and closed with For Your Eyes Only, doing all her most well-known songs in between.

She looked great too, but I wasn't standing very close. :-S


"Well, for once the rich white man is in control!" C. M. Burns
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