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Posted: 28 Mar 11, 23:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This is the completist in me talking here.. but hopefully this will lead to a good discussion.

There isn't a ton of audio and video from Queen at soundchecks, but luckily there is a lot more than Led Zeppelin for example, a band with far more unreleased audio and video available overall (and they lasted about half as long as Queen).

So here's what we've got for Queen -

pictures:
Ottawa 1-25-77
Buenos Aires 2-26-81 (a couple days before the first concert)
Sao Paulo 3-20-81
Puebla 10-17-81
Dallas 8-21-82
Budapest 7-27-86

audio:
Oxford 11-20-73
Tokyo 2-18-81
Puebla 10-17-81
Birmingham 9-2-84

video footage:
New York 2-5-76
Houston 12-11-77 - just unveiled at the Stormtroopers exhibition
Rotterdam 1-29-79
Munich 2-10-79 (or possibly 2-11-79)
Poitiers 2-25-79
Bristol 12-9-79 (the BBC video of Crazy Little Thing Called Love is from soundcheck, yes?)
Caracas 9-27-81
Zurich 4-16-82
Paris 6-14-86 (with the audio replaced by the studio versions of One Vision and TYMD)

footage that is purported to exist, but I haven't seen:
Buenos Aires 81 - probably the March 1 show
Sao Paulo 3-20-81
Rio 1-8-85 - I have heard audio of the soundcheck, which is from a TV report
Wembley 7-12-86 - apparently from Thames News

Any comments, additions, amendments .. ?


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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 00:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I have definitely seen the Rio footage somewhere. Maybe even on YouTube already ?

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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 00:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote









Does anybody here have the full GLOBO TV broadcast ?

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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 04:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

God those Rio shows were bad, even in that rehearsal Freddie's voice is cracking on I Want To Break Free

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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 09:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nice to see this footage...
The one I've seen (only a 5 second snipped on a TV show here in Brazil) is in daylight and shows Freddie wearing a hat... This one's at night...

I'm ever since (2006) trying to get that tv show that showed that 5 second snippet (I think it was TV Pirata, a comedy show - on a sketch about "Roça In Rio" - which in english would be something like "Country In Rio" instead of Rock)...


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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 11:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for the links, Peter.  Indeed, an uncut copy on DVD would be great.  And who is that wonderful drummer with Whitesnake in 1985? :-)


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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 11:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

maxpower wrote: God those Rio shows were bad, even in that rehearsal Freddie's voice is cracking on I Want To Break Free

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Listen to the first night. Freddie's awesome there.


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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 11:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

@ Sir GH:

I think the drummer was Cozy Powell.

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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 15:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Interesting how all of the bands used Queen's lighting rig for the festival...


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Posted: 29 Mar 11, 18:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

pittrek wrote:

Does anybody here have the full GLOBO TV broadcast ?

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I would bet Henrique Seligman (Queenland) has it all. He is the biggest Brazilian collector.

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Posted: 30 Mar 11, 16:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hello!

Selligman have this Soundcheck from Rock in Rio in VIDEO... VHS format.
BUT, he not have too much "time" to convert the VHS format to DVD format... They said to me that the equip. are broked or some thing like that...


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Posted: 30 Mar 11, 22:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Eric Taylor wrote: Hello!

Selligman have this Soundcheck from Rock in Rio in VIDEO... VHS format.
BUT, he not have too much "time" to convert the VHS format to DVD format... They said to me that the equip. are broked or some thing like that...

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Told'ya :)

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 13:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Anyone know which show this soundcheck pic is from .. ?  It's no later than 82 .. I can tell that much.

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 13:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

And another ... somewhere between 84-86.

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 13:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This narrows down the first pic (1100081527602291.jpg) to late 80 or 81... it's from the same date, and you can see the second synth that Brian used on Flash (which is perhaps even the same one that Freddie used for Vultan's Theme in Japan 81).

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 13:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sir GH wrote: Anyone know which show this soundcheck pic is from .. ?  It's no later than 82 .. I can tell that much.
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Must be either 1980 or 1981. Roger's drumkit gave it away.


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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 13:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The first pic is in Japan 1981 and the second pic is from Europe 1986.

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 14:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The third pic is also from Japan 1981.

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 14:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks so much for your help Gary!

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Posted: 08 Apr 11, 14:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Cool, thanks Gary !  I suspected it was Japan 81.


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