New Brunswick, New Jersey, March 28, 1999

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Sonja Souther officially joins the Professors as lead vocalist. She entrances a packed house at Napolitano's Restaurant in New Brunswick, New Jersey, with a phenomenal vocal debut as the Professors perform an unprecedented 2 hour set of 23 numbers. The premiere of Barrows' and Radford's latest song Run Away With Me was hailed by all as an instant classic.


John Barrows - Harp/Guitar
Bob Kubey - Drums
Gary Radford - Lead Guitar
Nick Romanenko - Bass Guitar
Sonja Souther - Lead Vocals


  1. Summertime (George Gershwin/DuBose Heyward)
  2. Before You Accuse Me (Eric McDaniel - Eric Clapton)
  3. Dreading the Dawning (John Barrows/Gary Radford)
  4. I'm From New Jersey (John Gorka)
  5. Five Long Years (Eddie Boyd - Eric Clapton)
  6. Eight Minutes (John Barrows/Mark Wallinger)
  7. Untenured Blues (Gary Radford/Marie Radford)
  8. New York City Sidewalk Blues (John Barrows)
  9. Spirit of the Age (Robert Calvert/Dave Brock - Hawkwind)
  10. Nicky Land (Nick Romanenko)
  11. Weird Sisters (Mark Linkous - Sparklehorse)
  12. Sunday Night at Kenny's (John Barrows)
  13. Take Sick and Die (Muddy Waters)
  14. Run Away With Me (John Barrows/Gary Radford) **
  15. Psycho Killer (David Byrne/Chris Frantz/Tina Weymouth - The Talking Heads)
  16. Bitch (Meredith Brooks)
  17. Chill Out (Things Gonna Change) (John Lee Hooker/Carlos Santana/Chester Thompson - arr. by Robert Kubey/Sonja Souther)
  18. Nothing (Tuli Kupferberg - The Fugs; arr. by Robert Kubey)
  19. Sway (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards - The Rolling Stones)
  20. Treachery (Gary Radford/Marie Radford)
  21. Silvio Blues (Nick Romanenko/Gary Radford/John Barrows/Robert Kubey/Silvio Waisbord)
  22. Waiting for the Big One (Peter Gabriel)
  23. Summertime (Reprise) (George Gershwin/DuBose Heyward)
  24. Brainstorm (Nik Turner - Hawkwind)
** = debut song

This page last updated January 26, 2014 by Gary Radford.
Many thanks to Kurt Wagner, Marie Radford, and Jon Oliver.