rob gretton

Jimi Recalls Rob Gretton

Toronto-lifestyle magazine, Now Toronto, has uploaded audio of a telephone interview with Jimi, recorded May 15th (the anniversary of Rob Gretton’s death).

Now Toronto

“The man was basically a philanthropist,” remembers bassist Jimi Goodwin. “He bankrolled us and gave us a second chance as Doves. Without him, I don’t know where we’d be.”

Click here to hear the interview. Adjust your speakers beforehand, as there’s no volume control, only a small play/pause icon.

Anaheim Set list

Here is the set list from last night’s show at the House Of Blues, Anaheim. The show was dedicated to Rob Gretton.

Pop Noir played Temptation in tribute to Rob Gretton. Thanks to badlydrawnwoman for providing the info.

Setlist as posted by REM_Monster at Doves’ official messageboard.

May 15th

Winter Hill
Almost Forgot Myself
The Greatest Denier
Kingdom Of Rust
Black And White Town
The Outsiders
Caught By The River

Here It Comes
The Last Broadcast
There Goes The Fear

Rob Gretton

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the passing of Rob Gretton. Doves have contributed to a tribute to Rob at Caught By The River:

Fac 511: And You Forgotten

A memorial event for Rob Gretton.

Doves played a short acoustic set, which included a debut performance of Almost Forgot Myself.

A Certain Ratio headlined the event, who were joined by Peter Hook of New Order. Dave Rofe spun some tunes.