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Posted: 29 May 08, 04:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello,
since my professional life is at least slightly stabilized,
This time it's the year 1977 - and it's pretty big this time.



1977-05-13 Arena, Seattle, USA (vlatko's remaster)


Probably the second most bootleged concert ever (first is of course Hammersmith Odeon 1975). This is a rare complete compilation & remaster done by Queenzone user "vlatko".

Queen in Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA
March 13, 1977


Lineage:
? > FLAC > WAV > Audacity (speed correction, editing) > CD Wave Editor (editing)
> Trader's Little Helper (SBEs correction) > ClickRepair (clicks and crackles removal) > FLAC (Frontend) level 8

Quality VG+/Ex-

originally shared by ups in January 2007

remastered by vlatko

CD1

01 Ogre Battle 5:08
02 White Queen 5:31
03 Somebody To Love 4:54
04 Killer Queen 2:02
05 The Millionaire Waltz 3:06
06 You're My Best Friend 2:00
07 Bring Back That Leroy Brown 1:09
08 Brighton Rock 12:23
09 '39 3:35
10 You Take My Breath Away 2:54

CD2

01 White Man 4:58
02 The Prophet's Song 4:44
03 Bohemian Rhapsody 5:08
04 Liar 8:46
05 In The Lap Of The Gods... revisited 3:13
06 Now I'm Here 4:35
07 Big Spender 1:25
08 Jailhouse Rock 5:32
09 Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting 2:34
10 Stupid Cupid - Be Bop A Lula - Jailhouse Rock (reprise) 1:11


Keep lossless files lossless, unless it's for your own use.


Enjoy!


vlatko


Now the links (rapidshare)

http://rapidshare.com/files/118500544/1977-03-13-Seattle_USA-d1_1.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118500750/1977-03-13-Seattle_USA-d1_2.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118500959/1977-03-13-Seattle_USA-d1_3.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118501172/1977-03-13-Seattle_USA-d2_1.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118501367/1977-03-13-Seattle_USA-d2_2.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118501710/1977-03-13-Seattle_USA-d2_3.zip



1977-05-12 Broendby Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
(Invite You To A Night At The Warehouse)



This is another great sounding recording. This share is a direct copy of the famous "Invite You To A Night At The Warehouse" LP. However the tracks are in a different order then they were actually played. The correct order should be

A Day At The Races overture, Tie Your Mother Down, Ogre Battle, White Queen, Somebody To Love, Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, The Millionaire Waltz, You're My Best Friend, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Death On Two Legs, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Sweet Lady, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar

Please note that my share is numbered according to the LP tracklist, but the tracks are divided in correct places, so if you wish you can re-order them.
BAND : Queen
VENUE : Broendby Hall
CITY : Copenhagen
COUNTRY : Denmark
DATE : May 12, 1977
FORMAT : FLAC
File Size:667 MB
Quality: Very Good Audience Recording

Track List:

01 - Intro (0.48)
02 - Tie Your Mother Down (3.52)
03 - Ogre Battle (5.04)
04 - White Queen (As It Began) (6.10)
05 - Somebody To Love (5.28)
06 - Death On Two Legs (3.53)
07 - Killer Queen (2.25)
08 - Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy (2.27)
09 - The Millionaire Waltz (3.05)
10 - You're My Best Friend (2.03)
11 - Bring Back That Leroy Brown (1.24)
12 - Brighton Rock (11.59)
13 - '39 (3.56)
14 - You Take My Breath Away (3.23)
15 - White Man (5.29)
16 - The Prophet's Song (5.12)
17 - Bohemian Rhapsody (5.47)
18 - Stone Cold Crazy (2.13)
19 - Sweet Lady (3.54)
20 - Keep Yourself Alive (4.58)
21 - In The Lap Of The Gods (Revisited) (3.43)
22 - Now I'm Here (4.19)
23 - Liar (8.29)


Now the links (rapidcats)
http://rapidshare.com/files/118501890/1977-05-12-Copenhagen_Denmark-d1_1.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118502790/1977-05-12-Copenhagen_Denmark-d1_2.zip
http://rapidshare.com/

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Posted: 29 May 08, 04:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Queen capped off the A Day At The Races tour with two shows at London's Earls Court Arena. The band dropped L50,000 on a new lighting rig, which was a giant crown - 25 feet tall by 54 feet wide, weighing two tons. The music of Chopin (Freddie's choice) plays as the audience enter the venue. At this point, one can barely see the stage, as the crown is only a few feet above it, with black drapes below it, so you couldn't see anything on stage (perhaps causing audience members to wonder where the band will be playing!). Procession is heard (revived only for the Earls Court shows, and never to be used again), and then the usual ADATR overture rings through the speakers. Part way through, the crown slowly begins to rise, and out comes the dry ice (the fourth picture above was taken during this moment; Brian later recalled that hearing the ADATR overture is when they would get nervous, as they knew they were about to go on at any time!). Queen then burst onto the stage to perform Tie Your Mother Down, and the show goes on as usual.

In Killer Queen, Freddie sings, "Perfume came naturally from London" instead of Paris.

Tonight the band cover Elton John's "Saturday Night's All Right For Fighting" during the Jailhouse Rock medley. Freddie apparently emerged from a trap door (sporting his dazzling silver lurex outfit) for the second encore, but the videos from both nights unfortunately don't focus on him at that moment. The whole band (especially Roger) are a joy to watch during the medley. At the end of the show, the lights continue to sparkle as the crown descends to its original position.

Freddie's voice is in pretty good shape tonight, but he has problems hitting a few of the higher notes, unlike the Bristol and Glasgow shows. You can feel a slight tension in the air; nothing like Hyde Park, but they (especially Brian) still seem a bit nervous at times. It has been said that this is one of the band's greatest shows, but we must bear in mind that the high quality of the recording has made us impartial to this one. Still, there are many incredible moments throughout. Brian's Brighton Rock solo is one of his best, and he really shines at the end of Doing All Right. Freddie puts in great performances of Doing All Right, White Man, and Gods Revisited. Hearing Roger scream in the background between songs is always fun to hear, not to mention his duck quack before '39, which is also heard in many other shows at this point in the set.

The band must have listened to the recording of this show and realized how awful John Deacon's voice sounded in the harmonies of Somebody To Love. His microphone would never be turned up again (well, except for in Buenos Aires '81, but for an entirely different reason :)

During this time period, Freddie wasn't heard singing "I see a little silhouetto of a man" on the tape of BoRhap's opera section, and it isn't heard on any audience recordings earlier than Richfield 11-25-78 - this leads me to believe that the opera section as heard on the video was most likely tampered with after the fact (bearing in mind that at one point the Earls Court shows were a potential official release). It has been suggested numerous times that they panned the idea because of Freddie's "microphone problems", but we must remember that all we've heard from this show is a video feed. Similar to the Hyde Park "echo" issue, what we are hearing is what was recorded from the video feed, not the soundboard mix, what was heard in the monitors, or from the audience.

Here is the noteworthy stage banter from the show. Freddie sure has a lot to say to the hometown crowd:

Freddie: "Good evening everybody. All you ladies and gentlemen, how are you feeling tonight? Are you ready for some rock and roll? Some more rock and roll? We're gonna do just that. Thank you for coming to our first show in London after such a long time. Thank you for giving us such a nice welcome. Thank you. Ok. This is the right carnival, isn't it?

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Posted: 29 May 08, 04:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Freddie: "Thank you. And maybe next time we will bring back an orchestra, bring with us an orchestra, what you think? Costs more money. I really feel like been evil tonight." He clenches his fist while he says this. "Ok, we have two songs now for you, two songs rolled into one. They're both written by Brian. I must tell you that every night that we've done the song, these two songs on the tour, they seem to getting better every night, depending on the practice of course. But it really depends on the audience as well. Now, you've been a bit cool and sophisticated up to now, but get your asses going, ok? We can all be nice and cool, but I mean you've got to give out some time. So this a song, it starts off with White Man."

Brian: "Ok, we'd like to bring back some more memories for you now, because we're getting old, see. We'd like to bring back some stuff which we did for Sheer Heart Attack, and the first thing... thank you... the first thing we're gonna do is In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited."


And now FINALLY the links :
and again, rapidcats

http://rapidshare.com/files/118508194/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_1.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118508630/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_2.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118509906/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_3.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118510218/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_4.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118510495/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_5.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118510739/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_6.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118511081/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_7.zip
http://rapidshare.com/files/118511376/1977-06-06-EarlsCourt_London_UK_8.zip

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1977-06-07 Earls Court, London, UK
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Unfortunately all we have from this second night is Killer Queen and the Rock'n'Roll medley.
Since Killer Queen is an officially released product, I am putting here only the medley.

http://rapidshare.com/files/118511538/1977-06-07-EarlsCourt_London.zip


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1977-10-06 New London Theatre Centre, London, UK
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This is a very famous concert, it's from the We Are The Champions video shoot. After years of having it in barely listenable quality SirGH created a compilation of the best available sources and decided to share it with us. This is the re-upload to mediafire.


Queen
London, UK
New London Theatre Centre
October 6, 1977

This is a compilation of two copies of the same audience tape of the famous We Are The Champions video shoot and short concert, both lossless - one being "Champions Shoot" on the Wardour label, and the other being a much higher generation tape. Much of the WATC video shoot is missing on the Wardour version, so I spliced in all the missing parts from the inferior version. Still, two parts are missing: The initial playing of WATC (before they started filming) cuts out after a few seconds, and the third video take of the song is missing as well. The Wardour version's pitch was 1/3 of a semitone too fast, so I adjusted it to make the two versions run at the same speed. Here's the track listing:

1. Bob Harris' speech, first listen to WATC (cut)
2. Queen introduction, WATC video shoot 1
3. WATC video shoot 2
4. Speech before WATC video shoot 3 (cut at 0:44), WATC video shoot 4
5. Tie Your Mother Down
6. Keep Yourself Alive
7. Somebody To Love
8. White Man
9. The Prophet's Song
10. Liar
11. Bohemian Rhapsody (until end of guitar solo)
12. Now I'm Here
13. Jailhouse Rock
14. See What A Fool I've Been


Do NOT convert this recording to mp3 or any other lossy format, unless it's for your own use. This recording is the one that should spread because it's most complete, lossless, and the best quality.

Enjoy!


Links (mediafire)
http://www.mediafire.

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Posted: 29 May 08, 04:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

well it looks like I'm gunna be busy today lol,
awesome thanks very much!!!!


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Posted: 29 May 08, 04:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

dobo wrote:

well it looks like I'm gunna be busy today lol,
awesome thanks very much!!!!

I think it's now clear why it took so long :-)

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Posted: 29 May 08, 04:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OMG!
Rapidshare is a nightmare for anyone who don't want to pay. It takes 90 minutes before you can download the next thing.

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Posted: 29 May 08, 05:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yankovic wrote:

OMG!
Rapidshare is a nightmare for anyone who don't want to pay. It takes 90 minutes before you can download the next thing.

I had to choose between a site from which you can download fast and reliable, but free users have to wait between the downloads and a site from which you can download only when you're lucky, and usually with max. 20 kbps speed.
I've chosen the lesser of 2 evils.

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Posted: 29 May 08, 05:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Marvellous post Pittrek, like past 4 years!

You're right, mediafire, which works really good at the beginning and for free, begin to be like a pain in the ass. Rapidshare, despite all its inconvenience is much reliable.

Some question, Cygnus shared in QZ a flac version of Houston with a little cut on '39 from VHS. I'd like to know if your version is the same or another, means better, version.



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Posted: 29 May 08, 05:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My old mp3 version of Houston had a serious cut during '39, this lossless version has the complete song

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Posted: 29 May 08, 07:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Incredible.... Thanks !!!

1977 was one of the best years for Queen live I think. Houston is excellent, the Champions Shoot is a great glimpse from the past, a nice gesture from the band, Earls Court is very nice too. The band was finally getting rewarded for all the countless efforts in the past, touring until being totally exhausted, playing two gigs a day and so on. They now had some very good songs, a strong following was coming up, and they kept thinking their gigs as a real entertainment for everybody coming to see us. They were simply on their way to the top of the top of the top. It's nice hearing shows from this period, they were still really great, one of their best 70's period for me. So special thanks for Pittrek, and I can understand what a hard choice it has been !

I think Vali will need some time before he would create all the suiting artworks... Competition is open, will Vali be able to follow the rhythm of Pittrek's shares ?

As far as 1978 is concerned, maybe some of the first News Of The World European tour too, maybe the very first stockholm, or Copenhagen, could be added. What about Paris 23th April ? Very nice sound for this one, it should be one of the best of the tour.

For The Jazz Tour, Montreal is an absolute choice. I will let you choose the other ones, as I can't clearly remember how sounded all these recordings. Of course, if someone wants to share the Landover 06th November 1978, feel free !! Who knows...


Many thanks once again dear Pittrek !


Regards,

Olivier,
France.


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Posted: 29 May 08, 07:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello Pittrek! Thank you so much! My God...it's everything one could wish for, all great concerts in great sound quality! Thank you and thanks for the dedication and the effort, as always!

To help Pittrek out, here are the mediafire links to Earls Court:

Part1: http://www.mediafire.com/?emwemj59imx
Part2: http://www.mediafire.com/?1mzml1z1vyc
Part3: http://www.mediafire.com/?w0jbinffzn0
Part4: http://www.mediafire.com/?203b9kwz7g3
Part5: http://www.mediafire.com/?tunz3tzyext
+infro and spectrum analysis

Part6: http://www.mediafire.com/?xmdmmulbdfh
Part7: http://www.mediafire.com/?yqzg09xbttm
Part8: http://www.mediafire.com/?fzytnyj7gwj
Part9: http://www.mediafire.com/?lj7xcjv3ydf
Part10: http://www.mediafire.com/?ddzxj3jvklm
Part11: http://www.mediafire.com/?313u4new4zm
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artwork

Bye all!

:-))


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Posted: 29 May 08, 07:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Olivier - Paris has a great sound but my version runs too fast. Does a speed-corrected version exist or should I find some time to play with it ?


Yara - thanks a lot for your help :-)

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Posted: 29 May 08, 07:36 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'll have a look at my version and will tell you as soon as possible !!


Regards,

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Posted: 29 May 08, 07:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OK, listening to Boh Rhap, it is the sped-up version of the Paris 1978 show I have, unfortunately.

Regards,

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Posted: 29 May 08, 07:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

OK, I'll try to fix it during this weekend

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Posted: 29 May 08, 09:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

vdaka, pittrek!

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Posted: 29 May 08, 11:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

pittrek wrote:

Paris has a great sound but my version runs too fast. Does a speed-corrected version exist or should I find some time to play with it ?


Be sure it doesn't have all the digital clicks, either. A version circulated with a click almost every second or two!



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Posted: 29 May 08, 12:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you for those amazing shares, Peter!

But next time please tell me not to upload a show, I have some links for the Copenaghen show...completely unuseful (I've uploaded it on RS) :-(


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Posted: 29 May 08, 12:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sorry :-( I thought that you will put it to mediafire :-(
Do you have the same version ?

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Posted: 29 May 08, 13:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Excellent stuff, as always.