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Southside Johnny

Celebrating 50 Years of Concerts at the WVU Coliseum
October 19, 1981

Southside Johnny
& the Asbury Jukes

with Special Guest The Cobras

Member of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes circa 1981           
SHOW DATE: Monday, October 19, 1981 • 8:15pm
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes turned the Coliseum into an Asbury Park bar during their 1981 performance at the Coliseum. According to Daily Athenaeum Entertainment Writer Mike Tomasky, the Jukes powered through their version of R & B and rock classics "Fever," "Talk to Me," "I Don't Wanna Go Home" and "We're Havin' a Party." 

Tomasky noted that the band's performance of a medley of James Bond theme songs was one of the treats of the night, complimenting the brass section and calling the arrangement "perfectly suited to the power of the band and mood of the crowd." 

The performance was part of the Homecoming festivities. 
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