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Set lists of the Look Sharp Tour

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Some of these set lists are probably incomplete but at least they tell us which songs were played.

New song indicates that the song was performed before it was officially released.


11 April 1979 – New York, NY, Hurrah's

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Geraldine And John (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. On Your Radio (new song)
  8. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  9. Fools In Love
  10. Happy Loving Couples
  11. I'm The Man (new song)
  12. Throw It Away
  13. Got The Time
  14. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  15. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)

14 April 1979 – Poughkeepsie, NY

  1. Pretty Girls
  2. One More Time
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Sunday Papers
  5. Baby Stick Around
  6. Friday (new song)
  7. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  8. It's Different For Girls (new song)
  9. Fools In Love
  10. Happy Loving Couples
  11. I'm The Man (new song)
  12. Throw It Away
  13. Got The Time
  14. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  15. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)

20 April 1979 – New York, NY, The Bottom Line

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Geraldine And John (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Fools In Love
  8. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  9. Happy Loving Couples
  10. I'm The Man (new song)
  11. Throw It Away
  12. Got The Time

21 April 1979 – New York, NY, The Bottom Line

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Sunday Papers
  5. Baby Stick Around
  6. It's Different For Girls (new song)
  7. Fools In Love
  8. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  9. Happy Loving Couples
  10. I'm The Man (new song)
  11. Throw It Away
  12. Got The Time
  13. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  14. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

23 April 1979 – Washington, DC, Ontario Theater

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Geraldine And John (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Friday (new song)
  8. Fools In Love
  9. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  10. Happy Loving Couples
  11. I'm The Man (new song)
  12. Throw It Away
  13. Got The Time
  14. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  15. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  16. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

24 April 1979 – Philadelphia, PA, Bijou Cafe

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Sunday Papers
  5. Baby Stick Around
  6. Friday (new song)
  7. Fools In Love
  8. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  9. Kinda Kute (new song)
  10. Happy Loving Couples
  11. I'm The Man (new song)
  12. Throw It Away
  13. Got The Time
    encore:
  14. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  15. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  16. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

26 April 1979 – Washington, DC, The Bayou

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Geraldine And John (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Friday (new song)
  8. Fools In Love
  9. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  10. Happy Loving Couples
  11. I'm The Man (new song)
  12. Throw It Away
  13. Got The Time
    encore:
  14. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  15. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  16. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

6 May 1979 – Denver, CO, Rainbow Music Hall

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Sunday Papers
  5. Baby Stick Around
  6. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  7. It's Different For Girls (new song)
  8. Kinda Kute (new song)
  9. Happy Loving Couples
  10. I'm The Man (new song)
  11. Throw It Away
  12. Got The Time
  13. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  14. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

May 1979 – Cleveland, OH

  1. Baby Stick Around
  2. Fools In Love
  3. It's Different For Girls (new song)
  4. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  5. Happy Loving Couples
  6. I'm The Man (new song)
  7. Throw It Away
  8. Got The Time
  9. Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries (cover version)
  10. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

12 May 1979 – Hollywood, CA, Whisky a Go Go

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Friday (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  8. Fools In Love
  9. Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries (cover version)
  10. Kinda Kute (new song)
  11. Happy Loving Couples
  12. I'm The Man (new song)
  13. Throw It Away
  14. Got The Time
  15. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  16. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)

14 May 1979 – San Francisco, CA, Old Waldorf

  1. One More Time
  2. Pretty Girls
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Friday (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  8. Fools In Love
  9. Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries (cover version)
  10. Kinda Kute (new song)
  11. Happy Loving Couples
  12. I'm The Man (new song)
  13. Throw It Away
  14. Got The Time
  15. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  16. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

20 May 1979 – Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, Punch and Judy Theater

  1. One More Time
  2. You Got The Fever
  3. Look Sharp!
  4. Friday (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  8. Fools In Love
  9. Kinda Kute (new song)
  10. Happy Loving Couples
  11. I'm The Man (new song)
  12. Throw It Away
  13. Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries (cover version)
  14. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)
  15. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)

17 June 1979 – Amsterdam, Paradiso

  1. Look Sharp!
  2. Geraldine And John (new song)
  3. Get That Girl (new song)
  4. Sunday Papers
  5. Baby Stick Around
  6. Don't Wanna Be Like That (new song)
  7. Fools In Love
  8. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  9. Happy Loving Couples
  10. I'm The Man (new song)
  11. Throw It Away
  12. Got The Time
  13. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

19 June 1979 – Geneva, Guillaume Tell Palladium

  1. Friday (new song)
  2. On Your Radio (new song)
  3. Crime Don't Pay (new song)
  4. Kinda Kute (new song)
  5. Out Of Style
  6. The Harder They Come
  7. Sunday Papers
  8. One More Time
  9. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  10. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  11. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  12. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)
13 July 1979 – Birmingham, Digbeth Civic Hall
(Joe played an extra-long set because The Valves who were advertised as the opening act didn't play that night.)
  1. Pretty Girls
  2. You Got The Fever
  3. Get That Girl (new song)
  4. Kinda Kute (new song)
  5. Sunday Papers
  6. Baby Stick Around
  7. Throw It Away
  8. One More Time
  9. Friday (new song)
  10. Look Sharp!
  11. On Your Radio (new song)
  12. Fools In Love
  13. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  14. Don't Wanna Be Like That (new song)
  15. Happy Loving Couples
  16. I'm The Man (new song)
  17. Got The Time
    encore:
  18. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  19. Come On (Chuck Berry cover)
  20. Ain't That A Shame (Fats Domino cover)

31 Aug 1979 – Hempstead, NY, Calderone Concert Hall

  1. Look Sharp!
  2. Get That Girl
  3. Friday
  4. One More Time
  5. Geraldine And John
  6. Sunday Papers
  7. Baby Stick Around
  8. It's Different For Girls
  9. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  10. Don't Wanna Be Like That
  11. Happy Loving Couples
  12. I'm The Man
  13. Got The Time
  14. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)
  15. Throw It Away

29 Sept 1979 – New York, NY, Palladium

  1. Look Sharp!
  2. Friday
  3. One More Time
  4. Geraldine And John
  5. (Do The) Instant Mash
  6. Get That Girl
  7. Sunday Papers
  8. Baby Stick Around
  9. Amateur Hour
  10. Is She Really Going Out With Him?
  11. Kinda Kute
  12. Don't Wanna Be Like That
  13. Happy Loving Couples
  14. I'm The Man
  15. Got The Time
  16. Throw It Away
  17. I Can't Give You Anything (Ramones cover)
  18. Pressure Drop (Maytals cover)


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