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Sweet Home Flora-Bama: Taylor Hicks Live Concert Audio/Video

All audiovisual media from the September 3, 2011 Flora-Bama Beach Concert & Party graciously provided by Bonnie Cheung.

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A tropical storm raged at the Flora-Bama last Saturday, both inside and out.  The music began early and continued into the night with performance sets from featured entertainer ‘Taylor Hicks, as well as from Spoonful James and Rollin’ in the Hay.

Join the party with the following audio & visual media, recorded live during Taylor Hicks’ performance sets at the September 3 event. 

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Call Me the Breeze: (songwriter J.J. Cale; appeared on Cale’s debut album “Naturally” in 1971) 

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Soul Thing: (songwriter Taylor Hicks; first appeared on the 2005 album “Under the Radar”; rereleased on Taylor’s major label debut album “Taylor Hicks” in 2006)

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Seven Mile Breakdown: (songwriters Taylor Hicks and Wynn Christian; first appeared on the 2002 album of the same name by Spoonful James; subsequently recorded on 2009’s “The Distance” by Taylor Hicks)

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The Weight: (songwriters The Band; first appeared on the 1968 album “Music from Big Pink”; performed during The Band’s set at Woodstock on August 17, 1969)

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Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad: (songwriters Eric Clapton and Bobby Whitlock; first appeared on “Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs” (Derek and the Dominos) in 1970)

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Sweet Home Alabama: (songwriters Lynyrd Skynyrd; first appeared on the band’s album “Second Helping” in 1974)

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Bonus!  Live downloadable performance audio from the September 3 show.

Taylor Hicks full performance: Set 1

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Taylor Hicks full performance: Set 2

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Sweet Home Alabama

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25 Comments Post a comment
  1. Louise #

    Oh my, sweetness unleashed! Awesome is too small a word for how great the quality of these videos are! Thank you ssoooo much, Bonnie!

    September 9, 2011
    • Bonnie Cheung #

      Wish you & your hubby were there.You all would have gotten a lot of Taylor’s action shots!

      September 9, 2011
      • Louise #

        Your media makes the fact that we couldn’t go bearable. Thanks for the audio, too. Forgot to thank you for the great sounds that come out of your recorder, too. Wonderful stuff. Glad you got the best show. You deserve it.

        September 9, 2011
  2. juliegr #

    Bonnie RULES! Thanks for sharing your fabulous vids!

    September 9, 2011
  3. AWESOME!!,,,Thanks Bonnie for sharing….LOVE the audio!

    September 9, 2011
  4. Dee #

    got to watch a few and take a listen – will get the rest tonite – thanks!!

    September 9, 2011
  5. jonibug #

    Oh WOW! Fantastic! Yep, Bonnie definitely RULES! Huge thank-you going to her!

    September 9, 2011
  6. WooHoo Bonnie thanks so much for sharing the video’s are fantastic and the audio what can I say… Thank You!!

    September 9, 2011
  7. Thank you SO much for the audio!! (Love the vids too.)

    September 9, 2011
  8. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! I CAN’T SAY IT ENOUGH! It’s truly wonderful, I feel like I’m there again! Have not watched your vids yet but can’t wait. I’m halfway through the audio of the 1st set. So awesome. THANK YOU! LOL

    September 9, 2011
  9. Bonnie, I really appreciate your willingness to share this media. Your captures are always of the highest quality, and I’ve really enjoyed watching and listening to the show (more than once!). Thanks so much.

    September 9, 2011
    • Bonnie Cheung #

      You’re very welcomed. Thanks for posting it on your blog!

      September 9, 2011
  10. Bonnie Cheung #

    Thanks everybody for the kind words. Lucky I was able to attend this show! This is the one that will never be forgotten,and is the Best Of the Best !
    And glad to share what I got!

    September 9, 2011
  11. AMAZING should cover the quality of the vids & downloads! Bonnie~you’re a gem for sharing these with us. Thanx♥

    September 9, 2011
  12. tishtx #

    I’m always thrilled when I see videos and audio from Bonnie, what a gift!! 🙂

    September 9, 2011
  13. Blues Rider #

    This is definitely quality work here. I love the Clapton album, “Layla” and was surprised to see one of the songs posted. Clapton was coined with the nickname “Slowhand”. I think I will crown you “Steadyhand”. Nice work Bonnie.

    September 9, 2011
    • bonnie cheung #

      Thanks! “steadyhand”.that is funny! :0)

      September 9, 2011
  14. Bonnie, I always look for your videos, thank you so very much for doing this for all of us! I hope your shoulder is feeling better… what a trouper! And should you have a picture of what was behind the towel please share it with me!!! lol

    September 9, 2011
    • Bonnie Cheung #

      Thanks Legacy. My shoulder still here,I just need to take it very easy till Texas! LOL
      Wish I had that pic BUT i got it into my memory though! Hahaha!

      September 10, 2011
  15. blueeyes4tay #

    Bonnie, thanks so much for this amazing audio!! Love the vids also….you do a great job…

    September 9, 2011
  16. medolark #

    Ditto all the above comments, Bonnie. You’ve done it again. Ü

    September 10, 2011
  17. Your contribution to those of us who can not attend Taylor’s concerts are always appreciated. Good work !!!

    September 10, 2011
  18. chill #

    Bonnie, I’ve always said, I don’t feel so bad missing a show when I know that either you or Ragsqueen are going!! Thank you so, so much!! And really, to everyone who brings back video for all of us to share! 🙂

    September 10, 2011
  19. Great stuff! Wonderful stamina, Bonnie! You must have been in that sweet spot for hours! Thank you, thank you! Really really great stuff!

    September 12, 2011
  20. Thanks for posting up the videos and music 🙂 I dig it!!

    May 18, 2012

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