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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 03:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello,
since almost all Queen concerts had some "opening bands" before their concert, I would be interested to know if there are some known RECORDINGS of these support acts.
I know e.g. that Gary Moore was recorded on one Magic Tour show, I unfortunately don't remember which one

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 03:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have a tape recording of Status Quo at Maine Road from 1986.... it isnt anything to brag bout though

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 04:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

pittrek wrote:


I know e.g. that Gary Moore was recorded on one Magic Tour show, I unfortunately don't remember which one


I think it's from Stockholm.


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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 06:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There was one of Big Country @ Knebworth 86.I dont have it myself though.


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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 06:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

What about Thin Lizzy's Live And Dangerous album? I think it was compiled from lots of different shows in '77 so there's a good chance that some songs are from Queen Lizzy tour. I'm not sure about this, though. Anyway, it gives a good idea what they sounded like when supporting Queen.

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 07:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Steve Hillage (opening for the Hyde Park 1976-concert) was shared recently on Dime:

http://www.dimeadozen.org/torrents-details.php?id=182357

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 08:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thin Lizzy or Billy Squier shows would be cool to have.

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 09:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Jazz 78 wrote:

Thin Lizzy or Billy Squier shows would be cool to have.


Gary Moore or Marillion would be my personal choices.

What about Bow Wow Wow? <insert laugh track here> I remember reading about them in the fan club biography of the band. Aparently they were booed off stage. I've always wondered why.

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 12:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


A video recording of Iron Maiden supporting Queen in 1985 for Rock in Rio has just been officially released on the new Live After Death DVD. It feels funny to watch Bruce and the band use Queen's stage accessories, like the lighting rig. Worth watching despite the less than good picture quality.

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Posted: 13 Feb 08, 18:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

AC/DC's shows from Rio have been on dime too.

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Posted: 14 Feb 08, 03:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks guys, it's time to search the dime archive

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Posted: 15 Feb 08, 15:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I remember a band in 1984 in Leiden....Called Airrace. Man they couldnt play. The crowd was shouting, booing and whistling(?)them completely from stage.... Never seen anything like that ever again.... Every other move on stage was welcome with a gr8 cheer...

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Posted: 15 Feb 08, 19:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Penetration_Guru wrote:

AC/DC's shows from Rio have been on dime too.

They weren't supporting Queen, they were headlining other nights.


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Posted: 16 Feb 08, 16:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

We've got a video from Billy Squier's '82 tour. Not sure of the venue......not sure of where it is buried in our house.


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Posted: 16 Feb 08, 17:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color="lime">Raf840 wrote:

Penetration_Guru wrote:

AC/DC's shows from Rio have been on dime too.

They weren't supporting Queen, they were headlining other nights.


Weren't Queen technically headlining the entire festival?