LIVE STREAMS

'Songs and Stories' live streams came about to keep me busy during the very first lockdowns but it's a creative format I now really enjoy using and a chance for me to into go certain eras of my songwriting career and share what inspired me at the time.

Broadcast events take place live on most Monday evenings on the Stevie Jones and The Wildfires Facebook Page.

Previous episodes are listed below with links to view anytime via Facebook, our You Tube Channel or listen as audio Podcast.

Free to view but any donations or purchases through our Store are welcomed.

Previous events

Songs and Stories #22 Looking Ahead to 2022

Looking at what lies ahead for myself and the band for 2022. Set list: Sing All Our Cares Away (Damien Dempsey cover) When Ye Go Away (The Waterboys cover) False Gods Gone But Not Forgotten Silver Spoon Start It All Again Come In From The Rain 48th Of A Day

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/atlx2k81_9/

You Tube: https://youtu.be/ruXl7R8mK00

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2946355/songs-and-stories-22-looking-ahead-to-2022

Songs and Stories #21 Mid 2000s-2011 with Mark Gill

Concluding talking about collaborations with Mark Gill. A few live renditions and audio plays from tracks we recorded in that time and my journey into sobriety.

Set list: Rocking Around The Xmas Tree (Brenda Lee cover)/ Don't Go Weird On Me/ Baby Move On/ Glow/ Sometimes Love Is Not Enough/ Sweet Irish Rose (Energy Orchard cover)/ 25 Years/ False Gods (live at Blue Moon Cambridge 01-10-21)

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/ac0l7I4Sza/

You Tube: https://youtu.be/jfDgFZJlZ7E

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933979/songs-and-stories-21-mid-2000s-2011-with-mark-gill

Songs and Stories #20 Mid-Late 2000s with Mark Gill

Talking about my continued collaboration with Mark Gill. I'll be playing some acoustic live tracks and a few plays of tracks from debiut solo album 'New Life' and our acoustic albim 'Weather The Storm'. Tech issues meant it's in two parts:

PART 1 Rosalie (Ryan Adams cover)/ Slow Dancing In Burning Room (John Mayer cover/

PART 2 Affirmation (audio)/ The Letter/ Thank You Jubilee/ Marie Celeste/ The Switch/ Plan B (audio live at The Blue Moon Cambridge 01-10-21)

Facebook video part 1:https://fb.watch/ac0pNlt2o3/ Facebook video part 2: https://fb.watch/ac0rOm3wm3/

You Tube part 1: https://youtu.be/4qq5l-hir1Q You Tube part 2: https://youtu.be/Jm5Ydt9s3HU

Podcast part 1: https://steviejones.com/track/2933345/songs-and-stories-20-mid-late-2000s-with-mark-gill-part1 Podcast part 2: https://steviejones.com/track/2933368/songs-and-stories-20-mid-late-2000s-with-mark-gill-part-2

Songs and Stories #19 Early 2000s with Mark Gill

Here I'm talking about how I first started collaborating with my long standing duo partner Mark Gill, playing songs and tracks from the early part of the turn of the millenium and how my first debut solo album came about.

Set List: More Than I Can Do (Steve Earle cover)/ Wildfire/ Don't Wanna Talk About It (Danny Whitten cover)/ Hush Now Baby/ Chasing Rainbows (audio) live at at The Blue Moon Cambridge 01-10-21)/ New Life/ You Are My Release (audio)/ Winding Wheel (Ryan Adams cover)/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/ac0wAhJtRB/

You Tube: https://youtu.be/M3UgqS7YePU

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933367/songs-and-stories-19-early-2000s-with-mark-gill

Songs and Stories #18 The Treehouse Years 1999-2002

Here I'm talking about the band/acoustic project Treehouse as the millenium came to a close playing some of the tracks as well as some live versions and cover songs from that era.

Set list: Driftwood (Travis cover)/ Better Than Before/ Taillights Fade (Buffalo Tom cover)/ Even When I'm Blue (Steve Earle cover)/ Shine (audio)/ Like A Hurricane (Neil Young cover)/ Coming Home (audio)/ Summer/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/ac0zXlolm6/

You Tube: https://youtu.be/WLj-Ki4u2xI

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933346/songs-and-stories-18-the-treehouse-years-1999-2002

Songs and Stories #17 Solo Mid-Late 90s

In stream #17 we cover the second half of the 90s including my time in Ireland and how it made a big impact on me.

Set list: Western Sky (American Music Club cover)/ The Field/ Lucky Man (The Verve cover)/ Fail (audio)/ Babylon (David Gray cover)/ Prose/ Trying To Start Over (audio) Give It Back (live at The Blue Moon Cambridge audio)/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/ac0CKD6BvW/

You Tube: https://youtu.be/Le9dX3Wp7Pw

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933318/songs-and-stories-17-solo-mid-late-90s

Songs and Stories #16 Solo Again Mid 90s (part 2)

More banter and songs from trying to settle back in the UK after living in Germany in the mid 90s Set list:

Brighter Day/ Sullivan Street (Counting Crows cover)/ Drunkard Logic (Fat Lady Sings cover)/ Live Forever (Oasis cover - completely fuck it up!)/ Prose/ Hard to Understand/ Memorysea/ Million Miles audio - recorded live at the Blue Moon Cambridge/

Facebook video: https://www.facebook.com/events/583699776192550

You Tube: https://youtu.be/UqwXGf8msHU

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933317/songs-and-stories-16-solo-again-mid-90s-part-2

Songs and Stories #15 Solo Again Mid 90s (part 1)

Here I'm talking about my decision to head back to the UK after my time living in Germany to resume as a solo artist in the mid 90s, playing some of the songs I wrote around that time and chatting what influenced me creatively. Set list:

Morningless Life/ The Spark/ Into You Arms (Lemonheads cover)/ Runaway Train (Soul Asylum cover)/ Carmen (audio recorded live at The Blue Moon Cambridge 01-10-21)/ Five To One (Doors cover)/ Falling (audio recorded Foss Arts Leicester 1995/96 ish)/ Perfect Blue Buildings (Counting Crows cover)/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/906z61Pt_c/

You Tube: https://youtu.be/fkG-d27UXs0

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933306/songs-and-stories-15-solo-again-mid-90s-part-1

Songs and Stories #14 Welcome Back

Stevie Jones Songs and Stories Live Stream #14 Welcome Back Set list:

Harbour Song/ You Shook Me All Night Long (AC/DC cover)/ Gone But Not Forgotten/ The Invisible Ones/ Come In From The Rain (audio live at The Blue Moon Cambridge)/ Summer/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8_pKCZiLeN/

You Tube video: https://youtu.be/z98mbp30ym8

Podcast: https://steviejones.com/track/2933369/songs-and-stories-14-welcome-back

Songs and Stories #12 Irish Songbook

Playing a bunch of covers from Irish songwriters discssing their influence on me. Set list:

3:20 Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2 cover/ 11:32 And It Stoned Me - Van Morrison cover/ 20:40 Sing All Our Cares Away - Damien Dempsey cover/ 26:15 Black Is The Colour - Trad arr cover/ 31:10 It'll Be Easier In The Morning - Hothouse Flowers cover/ 37:45 Linger - The Cranberries cover/ 46:25 Sailortown - Energy Orchard cover/ 51:05 King Of Love - Energy Orchard cover/ 59:45 Ride On - Christy Moore cover/ 1:04:37 When The Evening Sun Goes Down - Van Morrison cover/ 1:09:05 Crazy Love - Van Morrison cover/ 1:17:30 When Ye Go Away - The Waterboys cover/ 1:23:45 Wild Rover - Trad arr cover/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8Jps9ClmwI/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/qmaO2dIBtp4

Songs and Stories #11 Germany 92-93 The Acres Wild Years

Full background into my move over to Germany to work with James Sexton as the duo Acres Wild. We manage to video link up and share a few recollections of those times 1992-93 with a few songs and demos thrown in - plus archive video of a full set live pefomance both looking unrecognisably youthful! Set list:

Heartlands/ Don't Go (Hothouse Flowers cover)/ The Decision/ Anthem For A Dreamer/ End Of Fortune Street/

Full set - recorded for local cable TV - Lanhnstein Summer 1993 *Featuring Kristof on bass. Set list:

Something Good/ Anthem For A Dreamer/ The Big View/ Deborah (Fat Lady Sings cover)/ Hunters/ Do What You Will/ Brighter Day/ All That She Thinks About Is Money/ The Decision/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JmeKAuwxm/ (Technical issues for the first 0:00- 6:30 - SKIP) You Tube video: https://youtu.be/BXpx-KavxZs (Edited - plays fine from start)

Songs and Stories #10 Your Choice

5:15 New England (Billy Bragg cover)/ 15:16 Summer/ 21:45 Give It Back (Audio)/ 31:30 Pretty In Pink (Psychedlic Furs cover)/ 38:37 Carmen/ 45:00 Plan B/ 53:05 Because The NIght (Patti Smith cover)/ 59:50 Instant World (Audio)/ 1:09:00 Free Falling (Tom Petty cover)/ 1:15:00 Rocking In The Free World (Neil Young cover)/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JlKsnwPva/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/fEbmrBUdo2w

Songs and Stories #09 Going It Alone 87-91 Early Acoustic Years

Going into the background of my first years as a solo acoustic artist/songwriter with live songs and demos. Set list:

13:45 Hunters/ 20:15 And The Healing Has Begun (Van Morrison Cover)/ 28:50 It Ain't me Babe (Dylan Cover)/ 43:02 St Sennen/ 1:00:52 When It All Comes Down (Icicle Works cover)/ 1:12:40 You Are The One - audio/ 1:18:36 Carsluith - audio/ 1:23:24 Pathway -audio/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JlroKKteU/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/f_hkQD2-i4U

Songs and Stories #08 Your Choice

Live original and cover songs from requests by fans taken by a poll - with related background stories. Set list:

03:18 Weather The Storm/ 09:58 Don’t Stop (Fleetwood Mac cover)/ 16:17 Stratigraphic Heart/ 22:43 Friday I’m In Love (The Cure cover)/ 28:51 Red Kite/ 34:00 Waiting In Vain (Bob Marley cover)/ 40:29 Come In From The Rain/ 47:48 Summer of 69 (Bryan Adams cover)/ 54:00 Maggie May (Rod Stewart cover)/ 59:30 Mad World (Tears For Fears cover)/ 1:05:49 Chasing Rainbows – audio/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JkM0eeRuO/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/P9WU_kZdWEw

Songs and Stories #07 Angels and Sirens

Background into the second Wildfires album 'Angels and Sirens' . Set list:

09:28 Morningless Life/ 22:04 Neon Underground/ 31:36 Pointless Broken Record/ 40:00 48th Of A Day/ 46:10 Polly Anna And Me/ 57:03 I'll Never Fall In Love Again/ 1:01:28 Whitewash/ 1:10:42 1+1=3 - audio live at Rock Off Fibro Tivoli Buckley 2018/ 1:16:25 Start It All Again - audio/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JkxoEYG9l/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/VSP0xZhaCTQ

Songs and Stories #06 Your Choice

Live original and cover songs from requests by fans taken by a poll - with related background stories. Set list:

04:10 I'll Be Your Baby Tonight - Bob Dylan cover/ 09:40 The Harbour Song/ 17:25 Losing My Religion - REM cover/ 24:12 The Garden Path/ 32:09 Lucky Man - The Verve/ 38:07 Broken Doll/ 47:16 Sympathy For The Devil - Rolling Stones cover/ 53:45 Million Miles/ 1:01:35 Start It All Again - Stephen Tanner - audio/ 1:09:25 This Is My Church /

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8Jk7FLMcxE/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/OSxtehHPsMo

Songs and Stories #05 Voices of Sin/The Alternative Years

Going into how I joined my first band Voices of Sin with all the music and gigs we were into at the time - and how I ended up going solo. Set list:

07.51 Darkness debut gig live July 84 - audio/ 17:30 Ambition (New Model Army cover)/ 36:35 Closewatch demo 84 - audio/ 53:30 - No Pastures New/ 1:01:43 Safe Territories/ 1:12:24 Strength demo - audio/ 1:25:33 Medicine Bow (Waterboys cover)/ 1:39:21 The Invisible Ones/

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JjGwplPWd/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/3a2hegHrWHk

Songs and Stories #04 Stratigraphic Heart

Discussing the background and making of Wildfires debut album Stratigraphic Heart. Set list:

13:28 Silver Spoon/ 38:50 Instant World - Audio/ 48:40 On That Road/ 58:30 Plan B - Audio/ 1:08:45 Chasing Rainbows - Audio/ 1:23:33 Stratigraphic Heart - Audio Live Version/ 1:37:13 Today

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8Ji_zKWBgY/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/1jaM4QXxAdc

Songs and Stories #03 Ten Years Sober

Celebrating ten years sober - discussing my journey from excess to sobriety Songs:

14:50 Rebel Rebel/ 42:20 Roadhouse Blues/ 50:33 New Life/ 105:00 Don’t Go Weird - Audio - live at The Musician Summer Sundae warm up 2010/ 121:00 I Ain’t Ever Satisfied/ 139:25 25 Years

Facebook video: https://fb.watch/8JiGJdanee/ You Tube video: https://youtu.be/xDCYEfSAFYg