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Next show on Youtube: 

Thursday 15 August 2024
 7.30 p.m.
Second Chance Community
Up to 10 April 2024

A venture started by Second Chance in January 2023:

Email for information:
michaelbraccia@hotmail.com
Mike and Lesley's Wedding Party
 
Wednesday 8 May 2024
Click on 'Videos in Second Chance Community'  (above, in red) for videos of the wedding party performances.

Performed by Tony Gillam:
Dulcimer tunes to greet the audience

What Happened In Between

The Tender Trap
Instant Poet
Enrique’s Friend


Duet:   Julie Gorman and Tony Gillam:
Something 

Performed by Julie Gorman:

Wedding song (yes they're both ok to go on your site!)

Light my fire 

Can't fight this feeling 

Stand by me 

Do you wanna dance?

Everlasting love 

 

Performed by Second Chance:

When you were sweet sixteen

Flying without wings

Unchained melody

You   (written by Michael Braccia)

Feels like home

Performed by the Collaborators:

The wonder of you

Have I told you lately

Groovy kind of love

Love is all around

 


 

Thursday 18 July 2024
Performed by Second Chance:
Can you feel the love tonight
Someone like you   (Solo by Mike)
Losing you  (written by Braccia)
Stay with me
No matter what
Stay another day
Let her go
Performed by Tony Gillam:

Can You Eat Pineapple Sage? (a dulcimer tune from In the Emptiness)

Mercury in Retrograde (my latest song, on guitar) 

Twelve o'Clock High (a guitar song from In the Emptiness)

Drinking Vodka With Debussy (another dulcimer tune from In the Emptiness) 

Thursday 20 June 2024

Easy on me

Everything I do (I do it for you

Leave right now

Candle in the wind

The fields of Athenry

You raise me up

Trouble in the fields

The winner takes it all

Only a woman's heart

Dimming of the day

Breaking up inside

Unchained melody

Thursday 23 May 2024

Make it with you

Promise me

Heaven

Here, there and everywhere

Baby can I hold you

Thinking out loud

Songbird

Love is always seventeen

When you say nothing at all

Runaway

Thursday 18 April 2024

Always remember us this way

Jar of hearts

The long and winding road

Hello

The Joker and the Queen

The Blue Cockade

The Rose

Home is where the heart is

You   (Michael Braccia)

 

Thursday 21 March 2024

Now and forever

Someone you loved

Nothing to show for it all

Always on my mind

Handbags and glad rags

One of us

Small of my heart

Desperado

Did you think of me

To make you feel my love

Rawtenstall Annual Fair

Thursday 22 February 2024

Everybody's changing

Sorry seems to be the hardest word

How long will I love you

The terror time

The sound of silence

Mountain Top  (Braccia / Clayton)

Shallow

Jessie

When you were sweet sixteen

Love is all around

Thursday 18 January 2024

All of me

Dance with my father

She's leaving home

How will I ever be simple again

What's the use of wings

Fields of gold

Leaving on a jetplane

How do you do it

Sailing to Philadelphia

When I'm dead and gone

All about you

Second Chance Christmas Special
Thursday 15 December 2022

Songs performed.

Second Chance:

Fairytale of New York
Mistletoe and wine
Winter Wonderland
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
White Christmas


Also, Mike Braccia read a ghost story,  'She blames me', from his short story collection, 'Banfield Tales'.


David Hickman:
Happy Christmas (War is over)
As tears go by
Hallelujah
Anna, my love
Memories (Leonard Cohen)



Thursday 19 January 2023

Songs performed by Second Chance:
Just the way you are

You've got a friend

Can't fight this feeling

Amazed 

Don't Know Why

Something about the way you look tonight

A thousand years

Without you

 

 

Thursday 16 February 2023

 

Songs performed by Second Chance:

Woman

Against all odds

Yesterday

Ready for the storm

The Raven's Sun

Starman

Maggie May

Turning Away   (Dougie MacLean)

Thursday 16 March 2023

Songs performed by Second Chance:

Tears in heaven

Yesterday once more

Absent friends

Stuck on you

Feel like home

Shouting at the dark   (written by Tony Gillam)

Down where the drunkards roll

Love at the five and dime

Now and then

I'll stand by you

Thursday 20 April 2023

Bridge over troubled water

The closest thing to crazy

You don't bring me flowers

All I have

Supermarket flowers

Diary

When I fall in love

From a distance

Thursday 18 May 2023

Mandy

Babe

I will

Will you still love me tomorrow

I wish it would rain

Last thing on my mind

Father and son

Visiting Hours (Ed Sheeran)

All my loving

Thursday 15 June 2023

All my loving

Let it be me

I wish it would rain

Baby / Freebird

Everything I don't

I don't want to talk about it

Daydream Believer

Meet me on the corner

Over my shoulder

Thursday 20 July 2023

Performed by Second Chance:

In the arms of an angel

Walk away Renee

Everything I own

My brother Jake

She makes my day

Angie

Boat on the river

And then the rains came

Thursday 17 August 2023

Performed by Second Chance:

The Living Years

Lost without your love

Across the great divide

The night they drove old Dixie down

Wonderful tonight

Who knows where the time goes

May you never

The wind beneath my wings

Friday 1 September 2023

Silence is golden

The air that I breathe

That ole devil called love

Wind beneath my wings

May you never

Farewell to the gold

The Boxer

The twelfth of never

Love me tender

Sunday 1 October 2023

Vincent

Caledonia

Your Song

Groovy kind of love

If not you

Green green grass of home

Moon River

Something Stupid

The Wonder of You

There's a kind of hush

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Flying without wings

She

I want to see the bright lights tonight

Perfect

Three times a lady

Rocket Man

Wild Mountain Thyme

Dream a little dream of me

If tomorrow never comes

Galway to Graceland

Thursday 21 December 2023

Somewhere only we know

You are the reason

All time love

When I was your man

Join me

A winter's tale

Mistletoe and wine

Winter wonderland

Simply having a wonderful Christmas time

Merry Christmas everyone

 

 

 

Thursday 12 January 2023 (the first show):

Scroll down the page for more recent shows.

Songs performed by Second Chance:

All my loving

Unchained Melody

Homeward Bound

When I fall in love

Songs performed and all written by Tony Gillam:

Doing wrong

Without the drums

Instant Poet

Swiftness                             www.tonygillam.co.uk

Collaboration:   Second Chance and Tony Gillam:

Meet me on the corner

I don't want to talk about it

Groovin'    (chosen by Tony)

Thursday 9 February:

Songs performed by Second Chance:

When you were sweet sixteen

Diary

The sound of silence

Did you think of me

Songs performed by Tony Gillam:

Overwintering (Gillam)

Telstar (Meek)

Tidligere (Gillam)

Collaboration:   Second Chance and Tony Gillam:

Handbags and gladrags

Desperado

Thursday 9 March:

See link:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/ViTZbcjeD4B19CHe7 

Songs performed by Second Chance:

Can you feel the love tonight

The joker and the queen

Amazed

Leave right now

Songs performed by Julie Gorman (all self-penned):

Angels without wings

Ice cream man

Waiting patiently

Black country roads

Songs performed by Tony Gillam:

What happened in between   (Gillam)

Flag of convenience  (Gillam)

Riding along  (Gillam)

Buckets of rain  (Bob Dylan)

Collaboration:   Second Chance,

                             Tony Gillam and Julie Gorman:

First cut is the deepest

Daydream believer

See link:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/ViTZbcjeD4B19CHe7 

Thursday 13 April

Songs performed by Second Chance:
Bridge over troubled water
You don't bring me flowers
Closest thing to crazy
Hello


Songs performed by Tony Gillam:
Can you eat pineapple sage  (Gillam)
Instant Poet  (Gillam)
I started a joke (Bee Gees)


Songs performed by Julie Gorman:
Castaway
It's all just talk
Cover of the Rolling Stone


Songs performed by Alan Warden:
It doesn't matter any more
Will you still love me tomorrow
If
Fly me to the moon


Songs by The Collaborators:

Make it with  you
Just the way you are


 

Thursday 11 May


Songs performed by Second Chance:


Feels like home
Turning Away

Dimming of the day

Windy Harbour

Songs performed by Tony Gillam:

Without the drums

Dead translator

If you could read my mind love

(Gordon LIghtfoot)

Songs performed by Julie Gorman:

Children of the revolution

You know

Tide is turning

Songs performed by Gary James:

Beverley Daydream

2AB

Brierley Hillbilly Boogie

Songs performed by The Collaborators:

 

First cut is the deepest

Daydream Believer

Hot Love

 

Thursday 8 June


Songs performed by Second Chance:


Visiting Hours

Songbird

All I have

Let it be me

Tears in heaven

Here there and everywhere

Walk away Renee

Beeswing

Your Song

How long will I love you

 

Songs performed by Julie Gorman:

-  written by Julie unless specified.

Have I the right (The Honeycombs)

Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)

Little castle on the hill

Mystical Julie

Standing outside (Garth Brooks)

The Red Strokes (Garth Brooks)

When I was young (The Animals)

Runaway (Del Shannon)

I love rock n roll (Jett)

Thursday 13 July:

Songs performed by Tony Gillam:

Can you eat pineapple sage

Overwintering

Songs performed by Second Chance:

She makes my day

Maggie May

Something stupid

Songs performed by Julie Gorman:

Too soon (Gorman)

Do you wanna dance?

Wild Thing

Baby I love you

Songs performed

by John Mosedale:

Excess baggage

            Tommy Cooper:

Conspiracies

Twenty-seven

Collaboration:

Be my baby

Thursday 10 August:

Songs performed by Second Chance:

Yesterday

Sorry seems to be the hardest word

Angie

The night they drove old Dixie down

Songs performed by Tony Gillam:

Instant Poet

Places of interest

Swiftness

Songs performed by Julie Gorman:

Crooked House

The one I love

Great balls of fire

Songs performed

by Christopher Crompton:

Life in the valley   (Crompton)

Clare to here (McTell)

Let the storms roll   (Crompton)

Hard Times   (Crompton)

Vincent 52 Black Lightning (Thompson)

Thursday 14 September:

Songs performed by Second Chance:

Candle in the wind

Supermarket flowers

When you say nothing at all

Unchained melody

You raise me up

Jessie

Songs performed by Tony Gillam:

South wind / Pineapple Sage

Instant Poet

Tourdion

No plans

Songs performed by Julie Gorman:

Will you?

Little castle on the street    (written by Julie)

It's a heartache

Stir it up

Ice cream man      (Julie)

Start again           (Julie)

Songs performed by The Collaborators:

Nights in white satin

Meet me on the corner

Wednesday 11 October 2023

Performed by Second Chance:

Heaven

She

Homeward Bound

Everything I don't

Green green grass of home

Let it be me

Flying without wings

Performed by Julie Gorman:

I'm on fire - Bruce Springsteen

This River - JJ Cale and MoFro

Someone you loved - Lewis Capaldi

Are we alright? - Show of hands 

Crimson and Clover - Joan Jett

My own way - mine

Desperado -  The Eagles

Lay down - The Strawbs

Performed by Tony Gillam:

WHAT HAPPENED IN BETWEEN 
FLAG OF CONVENIENCE
CATCH THE WIND (Donovan)
(ISN’T IT) ABOUT TIME
SHOUTING AT THE DARK 

Wednesday 8 November 2023

Performed by Second Chance:

Can you feel the love tonight

In the arms of an angel

Baby can I hold you

Moon River

Thinking out loud

You  (written by Michael Braccia)

Performed by Tony Gillam:

Abnormal Load (Gillam)

Living in November (Gillam)

La Tendresse  (Brel)

Without the drums (Gillam)

The Letter (Carson)

Performed by Julie Gorman:

No goodbyes (Gorman)

Nightfall (Gorman)

Haunted (Shane McGowan)

Landslide (Fleetwood Mac)

Angel of the morning (Chip Taylor)

Amarillo

Runaround Sue / Teenager in love / Hound Dog

Songs performed by The Collaborators:

I don't want to talk about it

Wednesday 13 December 2023

Performed by Lesley Clayton:

Sleep sweet child

The man with the bag

Have yourself a merry little Christmas

Mistletoe and wine

Performed by Julie Gorman:

Power of love

Little town of Bethlehem

Mary did you know?

Christmas time   (Gorman)

Santa Baby

Stop the Cavalry

Santa looked a lot like Daddy

Rockin Robin

LIttle drummer boy

Blue Christmas

Deck the halls

Performed by Tony Gillam:

Doing wrong (Gillam)

Fill my eyes (Cat Stevens)

Tidligere (Gillam)

Overwintering (Gillam)

Christmas Island (Moraine)

Dulcimer Christmas Medley

(Away in a manger, Good KIng Wenceslas, Jingle Bells)

Wednesday 10 January 2024

Performed by Second Chance:

Somewhere only we know

You are the reason

All time love

(Everything I do) I do it for you

Silence is golden

All of me

 

Performed by Tony Gillam:

Tri Martolod / The dead translator

Dizzy heights

Rebel and don't apologise

Hurdy gurdy man / without the drums

Performed by Julie Gorman:

Night breeze

Thread of life

North and South

Sitting on the dock of the bay

Only happy when it rains

Hurricane

Stormy night

Songs performed by The Collaborators:

Just the way you are

Make it with you

Wednesday 14 February 2024

 

Performed by Tony Gillam:

I wish I was a spaceman  (Gray)

Can you eat pineapple sage  (Gillam)

Instant poet (Gillam)

Maybe, maybe not (Gillam)

Brand new key (Safka)

Performed by Julie Gorman:

First song by Julie

 

 

 

Performed by Second Chance:

She's leaving home

The air that I breathe

Right here waiting for you

Across the great divide

The water is wide

All about you

Songs performed by The Collaborators:

Love is all around

Groovy kind of love

Wednesday 10 March 2024

Performed by Julie Gorman:

Beauty in the struggle

Lay down

Someday I'll be a farmer

Mighty Quinn

Lost things (original)

Sassy (original)

I still believe

Born to be wild

Performed by Tony Gillam:

  • No In Between

  • Caterpillar in the Bath

  • Abnormal Load

  • Love me Crazy (written by Michael Braccia)

  • Take On Me

Performed by Second Chance:

Everybody's changing

Three times a lady

Shallow

Runaway

Trouble in the fields

When I was your man

Songs performed by The Collaborators:

The wonder of you

Have I told you lately

Love is all around

Groovy kind of love

Second Chance performance at Wordsley Community Centre 10 April 2024

- please let us know which ones you enjoyed.

Youtube links:

Always on my mind (Elvis) https://youtu.be/g-wyw6GMt0o

Always remember us this way (Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper) https://youtu.be/oA3Mp2m95oU

And then the rains came (Tony Gillam) https://youtu.be/lqfHyAnZ9QQ

Jar of Hearts (Christina Perri) https://youtu.be/_E_eFR8Mz50

The long and winding road (Beatles) https://youtu.be/bRoEa_qZv_c

Fields of Gold (Sting, covered by Eva Cassidy) - solo by Mike https://youtu.be/71SReEosjPE

Someone you loved (Lewis Capaldi) https://youtu.be/nID9l1dApCw

Now and forever (Richard Marx) https://youtu.be/xIeUP3ySHhI

Shouting at the dark (Tony Gillam) https://youtu.be/aHls5q6ymm8

Down where the drunkards roll (Richard Thompson) https://youtu.be/bWCoXh2uZt0

Who knows where the time goes (Sandy Denny) https://youtu.be/vYjrMtAVwb8

The Collaborators:

Be my baby / Hot Love (The Ronettes / T Rex) https://youtu.be/eQWARE09RdE

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