Although Ten Years After are still going strong, touring and recording a live album – this is also the year Alvin Lee steps away from them for the first time, recording “On the Road to Freedom”” and performing a live concert (broadcast on U.S. television) with Mylon LeFevre and a host of rock luminaries
January 26, 1973 – Concertgebouw/Amsterdam, Netherlands with Wild Turkey
January 27, 1973 – De Dolen Halle/Rotterdam, Netherlands with Wild Turkey
January 28, 1973 – Festhalle/Frankfurt, Germany Tracks marked with * appear on Recorded Live. ** completely unknown, perhaps even a one-off number, not reminiscent of any other TYA or Alvin solo song. TYA set list included: One of These Days *, You Give Me Loving *, Good Morning Little School Girl *, Time is Flying **, Rock & Roll Music to the World, Hobbit *, Once There Was a Time, Silly Thing *, Slow Blues in C *, Short instrumentals(during snare drum problem),, Standing at the Station, Long Instrumental Jam, Help Me, I’m Going Home * , Choo Choo Mama *.Sweet Little Sixteen, Robin Trower is opening.
January 29, 1973 – L’Olympia/Paris, France with Wild Turkey
February 11, 1973 – Musikhalle/Hamburg, Germany The opening act is Robin Trower.
February 12, 1973 – Ostseehalle/Kiel, Germany The opening act is Robin Trower.
February 13, 1973 – Halle Münsterland/Münster, Germany TYA setlist included: One Of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Rock & Roll Music To The World, Hobbit, Standing At The Station, Turned Off TV Blues, Help Me, Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama
February 14, 1973 – Deutschlandhalle/West Berlin. TYA partial setlist included: You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Rock & Roll Music To The World, Hobbit, Silly Thing, Standing At The Station, Turned Off TV Blues, Help Me, Choo Choo Mama, I’m Going Home.
February 15, 1973 – Sporthalle/Köln, Germany with Robin Trower
February 16, 1973 – Oberrheinhalle/Offenburg, Germany February 18, 1973 – Düsseldorf, Germany with Robin Trower
February 17, 1973 – Hall 6 Messe Stuttgart/Stuttgart, Germany with Robin Trower
February 18, 1973 – Phillipshalle/Düsseldorf, Germany with Robin Trower
March 17, 1973 – Fyens Forum/Odense, Denmark with The Beast
March 18, 1973 – Tivolis Konserthal/Copenhagen, Denmark
March 19, 1973 – Olympen/Lund, Sweden with The Beast
March 21, 1973 – Scandinavium/Gothenburg, Sweden April 5, 1973 – Civic Hall/Dunstable, UK
March 22, 1973 – Tennishallen/Stockholm, Sweden
April 6, 1973 – City Hall/Sheffield, England
April 8, 1973 – Fairfield Hall/Croydon, England One Of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Endoplasm (drum solo), Rock & Roll Music To The World, Standing At The Station, Jam (approximately 20 minutes), Slow Blues In C, Help Me, I’m Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama
April 14, 1973 – University/Reading, England April 15, 1973 – Civic Hall/Guildford, England
April 26, 1973 – Rochester War Memorial/Rochester, New York Also on the bill: The Eagles, The Strawbs
April 27, 1973 – Hara Arena/Dayton, Ohio Also on the bill: The Eagles, The Strawbs
April 28, 1973 – Milwaukee Arena/Milwaukee, Wisconsin April 29, 1973 – Univ. of Wisconsin-Oshkosh/Oshkosh, Wisconsin Kolf SportsCenter/Oshkosh, Wisconsin The Strawbs were also scheduled but cancelled
April 30, 1973 – Met Metropolitan Sports Center/Bloomington, Minnesota Also on the bill: Foghat, The Strawbs
May 1, 1973 – Bradley University Fieldhouse/Peoria, Illinois with The Strawbs
May 3, 1973 – Barton Coliseum/Little Rock, Arkansas with Gentle Giant & The Strawbs
May 4, 1973 – Birmingham Municipal Auditorium/Birmingham, Alabama Also on the bill: The Strawbs
May 5, 1973 – The Warehouse/New Orleans, Louisiana Also on the bill: The Strawbs
May 6, 1973 – Ellis Auditorium North Hall/Memphis, Tennessee Also on the bill: The Strawbs
May 7, 1973 – Municipal Auditorium /Kansas City, Missouri Also on the bill: Foghat, The Strawbs
May 9, 1973 – Texas State Fair Coliseum/Dallas, TX With: Black Oak Arkansas, The Strawbs
May 11, 1973 – El Paso County Coliseum/El Paso, TX Also on the bill: The Strawbs
May 12, 1973 – Big Surf/Phoenix, AZ with Mason Proffit
May 18, 1973 – Nagoya Kokaido/Nagoya, Japan Albert Hammond is the opening act for Ten Years After on this tour of Japan. with Albert Hammond
May 19, 1973 – Kyoto Kaikan/Kyoto, Japan with Albert Hammond May 21 & 22, 1973 – Osaka Koseinenkin/Osaka, Japan with Albert Hammond
May 23, 1973 – Nippon Budokan/Tokyo, Japan TYA setlist included: One Of These Days, You Give Me Loving, Good Morning Little School Girl, Rock & Roll Music To The
World, Hobbit, Standing At The Station, Slow Blues In C, Silly Thing, Help Me, Get Back, I’m Going Home, Sweet Little Sixteen, Choo Choo Mama.
August 3, 1973 – Alexandra Palace/London, England This performance by Ten Years After is part of the London Music Festival series. Also on the bill: Barclay James Harvest, Wild Turkey
September 15, 1973 – Guildhall/Portsmouth, England
September 16, 1973 – Town Hall/Torquay, England
September 17, 1973 – Top Rank/Swansea, Wales
September 20, 1973 – Colston Hall/Bristol, England
September 22, 1973 – Pier Pavillion/Hastings, England
September 30, 1973 – New Theatre/Oxford, England
October 3, 1973 – Free Trade Hall/Manchester, England
October 4, 1973 – University/Leeds, England
October 5, 1973 – Mayfair Ballroom/Newcastle, England
October 6, 1973 – Heriot Watt University/Edinburgh, Scotland
October 12, 1973 – University/Lancaster, England
October 13, 1973 – University/York, England
October 15, 1973 – Civic Hall/Wolverhampton, England
October 19, 1973 – Apollo/Glasgow, Scotland
October 20, 1973 – Edward Herbert Building/Loughborough University, England The support band is Stray Dog.
October 22, 1973 – Biba’s/London, England
Estimated filming date of The Midnight Special performances with Mylon LeFevre.
November 13, 1973 – Music Live Station/Sinzig, Germany
ALVIN LEE & MYLON LEFEVRE Their album ‘On the Road to Freedom’ is released on November 2nd 1973
November 30, 1973 – Alvin & Mylon, performing live in London, appear on the Midnight Special TV show, backed by Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Mike Patto, Boz Burrell, Ian Wallace & Tim Hinkley. They performed Rockin’ Til the Sun Goes Down, Carry My Load and The World is Changing.
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