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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 09:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Comments and corrections welcome !

Starts with SHA and does not include covers (Big Spender, Jailhouse Rock etc)

Two quick comments : ADATR and NOTW tours brought most ANATO tracks to the stage, and from Jazz onwards room had to be made for new material only, except for the crazy Early Queen resurrections of the Works 84 setlist !

Sheer Heart Attack

News songs added

Now I'm here
Flick Of The Wrist
In The Lap Of The Gods
Killer Queen
Bring Back That Leroy Brown
Stone Cold Crazy
In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited

Songs dropped

Doing Allright

Older songs revived

The March Of The Black Queen

A Night At The Opera

News songs added

Bohemian Rhapsody
Sweet Lady
The Prophet's Song
Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon

Songs dropped

Father To Son

Older songs revived

Doing Allright

Day At The Races

News songs added

Tie Your Mother Down
Somebody To Love
The Millionaire Waltz
You Take My Breath Away
White Man
Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy

Songs dropped

Flick Of The Wrist
In The Lap Of The Gods
The March of the Black Queen
Bring Back That Leroy Brown
Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon
Son and Daughter
Modern Times Rock and Roll
Seven Seas Of Rhye

Older songs revived

You're My Best Friend
Brighton Rock
'39
Death On Two Legs

News Of The World '77

News songs added

We Will Rock You
We Are The Champions
Sheer Heart Attack
Spread Your Wings
Get Down Make Love
My Melancholy Blues
It's Late
Sleeping On The Sidewalk (first 3 nights or so)

Songs dropped

Ogre Battle
White Queen
Sweet Lady
You Take My Breath Away
In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited
Bring Back That Leroy Brown

Older songs revived

I'm In Love With My Car
Love Of My Life

Jazz

News songs added

Let Me Entertain You
If You Can't Beat Them
Bicycle Race
Dreamer's Ball
Fat Bottomed Girls
Don't Stop Me Now

Songs dropped

Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy
The Millionaire Waltz
Liar
My Melancholy Blues
White Man
Stone Cold Crazy


Older songs revived

Teo Torriatte

Crazy tour

News songs added

Save Me
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Songs dropped

Bicycle Race
Dreamer's Ball
It's Late

Older songs revived

Mustapha
Liar

The Game

News songs added

Play The Game
Dragon Attack
Another One Bites The Dust
Need Your Loving Tonight
Flash
The Hero
Battle Theme
Vultan's theme
Rock It

Songs dropped

If You Can't Beat Them
You're My Best Friend
Don't Stop Me Now
Spread Your Wings
'39

Older songs revived

none

Hot Space

News songs added

Action This Day
Staying Power
Under Pressure
Calling All Girls
Put Out The Fire
Back Chat
Life Is Real

Songs dropped

Let Me Entertain You
Need Your Loving Tonight
Mustapha
Death on Two Legs
Killer Queen
I'm in Love with My Car
Rock It
Keep Yourself Alive

Older songs revived

Liar (some European gigs)

The Works

News songs added

Machines
Tear It Up
It's A Hard Life
Is This The World We Created?
Hammer To Fall
Radio Ga Ga
I Want To Break Free

Songs dropped

All Hot Space tracks except for Staying Power (several early gigs) and Under Pressure of course
Sheer Heart Attack (apart from a few early gigs)
Flash / The Hero
Play The Game
Save Me
Get Down Make Love
Fat Bottomed Girls

Older songs revived

Killer Queen
Seven Seas Of Rhye
Keep Yourself Alive
Liar
Stone Cold Crazy
Great King Rat
My Fairy King (piano)
The March Of The Black Queen (piano)


Magic tour

News song added

One Vision
A Kind Of Magic
Who Wants To Live Forever
Friends Will Be Friends

Songs dropped

Machines
Somebody To Love
Killer Queen
Keep Yourself Alive
Liar
It's A Hard Life
Dragon Attack
Stone Cold Crazy
Great King Rat


Older songs revived

In the Lap Of The Gods rev.

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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 12:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The magic tour without somebody to love, princes of the universe, and, maybe, keep yourself alive, was very unfortunate, and my favorite setlist is the TW tour

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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 14:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Excellent work, Fone Bone. Never seen it plotted out like this before.

I think it's more accurate to use the word "devolution" for the years 1978-82.

I can only imagine how disappointing it was for a lot of people to see Queen in 80 and 82 in the US. It was basically the same show as the last time, with old songs dropped and new songs added - no digging into the back catalogue. On the other hand, seeing the band in 1984 must have been fantastic in that regard.

Nov/Dec 77 and April 1982 were probably the most interesting periods for the band on stage. If only there were more tapes of the former. If they plucked out Doing All Right for a single show at the Garden, who knows what else happened on that tour.

Just a slight amendment:

Brighton Rock was heard for most of the Opera tour. Son And Daughter was only there for a few nights, then reduced to just the last verse after Brian's solo.


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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 15:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Don't forget Hot Space tour also added Body Language (unfortunately!)

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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 15:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I like Body Language live :o)

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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 17:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Body Language did work fine as a live number.


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Posted: 23 Aug 12, 20:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very, very well done. I'd say the best tour (song-wise) was the Works Tour. Too bad there aren't any high-quality soundboard recordings of these early '84 gigs.


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Posted: 24 Aug 12, 01:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great to have it summed up like this - thanks for the effort! It must've been a pleasant surprise when they started introducing seemingly forgotten ANATO tracks like '39 and DOTL in '77.

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Posted: 24 Aug 12, 02:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sheer Heart Attack

News songs added

Now I'm here
Flick Of The Wrist
In The Lap Of The Gods
Killer Queen
Bring Back That Leroy Brown
Stone Cold Crazy
In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited

Songs dropped

Doing Allright

Older songs revived

The March Of The Black Queen

A Night At The Opera

News songs added

Bohemian Rhapsody
Sweet Lady
The Prophet's Song
Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon

Songs dropped

Father To Son
Son and Daughter

Older songs revived

Doing Allright
Brighton Rock

A Day At The Races

News songs added

Tie Your Mother Down
Somebody To Love
The Millionaire Waltz
You Take My Breath Away
White Man
Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy

Songs dropped

Flick Of The Wrist
In The Lap Of The Gods
The March of the Black Queen
Bring Back That Leroy Brown
Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon
Modern Times Rock and Roll
Seven Seas Of Rhye

Older songs revived

You're My Best Friend
'39
Death On Two Legs

News Of The World


News songs added

We Will Rock You
We Are The Champions
Sheer Heart Attack
Spread Your Wings
Get Down Make Love
My Melancholy Blues
It's Late
Sleeping On The Sidewalk (first 3 nights or so)

Songs dropped

Ogre Battle
White Queen (except for the last night in London)
Sweet Lady
You Take My Breath Away
In The Lap Of The Gods... Revisited
Bring Back That Leroy Brown

Older songs revived

I'm In Love With My Car
Love Of My Life

Jazz

News songs added

Let Me Entertain You
If You Can't Beat Them
Bicycle Race
Dreamer's Ball
Fat Bottomed Girls
Don't Stop Me Now

Songs dropped

Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy
The Millionaire Waltz
Liar
My Melancholy Blues
White Man
Stone Cold Crazy

Older songs revived

Teo Torriatte

Crazy tour

News songs added

Save Me
Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Songs dropped

Bicycle Race
Dreamer's Ball
It's Late

Older songs revived

Mustapha
Liar - due to threats from the Royal Family ;-)

The Game / Flash

News songs added

Play The Game
Dragon Attack
Another One Bites The Dust
Need Your Loving Tonight
Flash
The Hero
BattleTheme
Vultan's theme
Rock It

Songs dropped

If You Can't Beat Them
You're My Best Friend
Don't Stop Me Now
Spread Your Wings
'39

Older songs revived

none

Hot Space

News songs added

Action This Day
Staying Power
Under Pressure
Calling All Girls
Put Out The Fire
Back Chat
Life Is Real
Body Language

Songs dropped

Let Me Entertain You
Need Your Loving Tonight
Mustapha
Death on Two Legs
Killer Queen
I'm in Love with My Car
Rock It
Keep Yourself Alive

Older songs revived

Liar (some European gigs)

The Works

News songs added

Machines
Tear It Up
It's A Hard Life
Is This The World We Created?
Hammer To Fall
Radio Ga Ga
I Want To Break Free

Songs dropped

All Hot Space tracks except for Staying Power (several early gigs) and Under Pressure of course
Sheer Heart Attack (apart from a few early gigs)
Flash / The Hero
Play The Game
Save Me
Get Down Make Love
Fat Bottomed Girls

Older songs revived

Killer Queen
Seven Seas Of Rhye
Keep Yourself Alive
Liar
Stone Cold Crazy
Great King Rat
My Fairy King (piano)
The March Of The Black Queen (piano)

Magic tour

News song added

One Vision
A Kind Of Magic
Who Wants To Live Forever
Friends Will Be Friends

Songs dropped

Machines
Somebody To Love
Killer Queen
Keep Yourself Alive
Liar
It's A Hard Life
Dragon Attack
Stone Cold Crazy
Great King Rat

Older songs revived

In the Lap Of The Gods ... Revisited

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Posted: 24 Aug 12, 03:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Now corrected and easier to read!

Thanks for the nice comments, especially Bob, that means a lot considering the countless enriching hours I spent on your website!

BOT What strikes me is once again the fact that the ANATO tour had a short and quite weird selection of ANATO tracks (Sweet Lady but no DOTL ?)whereas during the NOTW tour 8 out 12 songs off the record were performed!

Also, Jazz means the end of a lot of things : all the vaudeville Freddie tracks dropped, staples from the early days too (Stone Cold Crazy, Liar) and no more digging in the back catalogue. That trend would go on until The Works. Indeed the medley must have been quite a shock for the older fans in 84, especially after the Hot Space Tour !

In the end NOTW and The Works stand as the best tours setlist-wise, although ANATO and Crazy Tour are probably superior in termes of performance


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Posted: 24 Aug 12, 08:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Works tour could have been in terms of setlist inclusion. But IMHO The Works tour in terms of sound, it was one of Queen's weakest eras with those atrocious electronic drums sounds. AOBTD was just horrible.

Moreover, Hot Space songs live sounded great generally.

Also, it's funny to realise how late ANATO songs were included in the live shows. If we see the famous Hammersmith concert, we just get Bo Rhap from ANATO (if I'm not wrong). In that tour, just 3 or 4 songs were played from the new album. So few songs, considering it was a number 1 album in UK, with a huge massive number 1 single.




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Posted: 24 Aug 12, 11:12 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fone Bone wrote:
Thanks for the nice comments, especially Bob, that means a lot considering the countless enriching hours I spent on your website!

Pfft, what a colossal waste of time that must have been ! Ha ha !

BOT What strikes me is once again the fact that the ANATO tour had a short and quite weird selection of ANATO tracks (Sweet Lady but no DOTL ?)whereas during the NOTW tour 8 out 12 songs off the record were performed!

I reckon it was an issue of confidence in their abilities. They really weren't technically strong musicians (they rehearsed like fiends), and it probably took time to garner the confidence to play enough songs from their groundbreaking record live.

In the end NOTW and The Works stand as the best tours setlist-wise, although ANATO and Crazy Tour are probably superior in termes of performance

Sounds about right to me. But I'm sure no matter what they played, any Queen show would have been fantastic to witness. One of very few negative stories I've heard is Slane Castle in 86 where the band wasn't very loud, so if you were far away it wasn't much of an experience. Other than that, they could've played the phone book and knocked your socks off.


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Posted: 24 Aug 12, 15:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Real Wizard wrote:
Fone Bone wrote:
Thanks for the nice comments, especially Bob, that means a lot considering the countless enriching hours I spent on your website!

Pfft, what a colossal waste of time that must have been ! Ha ha !

Well I am now excessively knowledgeable about a topic I have trouble getting my friends and family interested in!

BOT What strikes me is once again the fact that the ANATO tour had a short and quite weird selection of ANATO tracks (Sweet Lady but no DOTL ?)whereas during the NOTW tour 8 out 12 songs off the record were performed!

I reckon it was an issue of confidence in their abilities. They really weren't technically strong musicians (they rehearsed like fiends), and it probably took time to garner the confidence to play enough songs from their groundbreaking record live.

Indeed all the ANATO tracks added during the ADATR and NOTW needed serious re-arrangements and thus much rehearsing

In the end NOTW and The Works stand as the best tours setlist-wise, although ANATO and Crazy Tour are probably superior in termes of performance

Sounds about right to me. But I'm sure no matter what they played, any Queen show would have been fantastic to witness. One of very few negative stories I've heard is Slane Castle in 86 where the band wasn't very loud, so if you were far away it wasn't much of an experience. Other than that, they could've played the phone book and knocked your socks off.


Amen to that. I talk dirt about the Hot Space tour but I'd give up most gigs I attended in my life to attend the second Palais des Sports date :))

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Posted: 25 Aug 12, 03:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, a shame the Works tour was the nadir of electronics and Freddie sounding gruff. I'd take those Japanese shows for ADATR as their best, but I must say I'm very pleased with Live Killers.

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Posted: 25 Aug 12, 03:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Asuming Hangman was in the set on and off from the early days, maybe add it being dropped in 1977

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Posted: 25 Aug 12, 08:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My favourite would have to be ADATR.
Love the old tracks still being played and the concert closing with In the lap of the gods revisited.


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Posted: 25 Aug 12, 23:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks, great resource.


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Posted: 04 Jan 13, 18:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A Day at the Races tour they didn't drop Bring Back That Leroy Brown

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Posted: 04 Jan 13, 19:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i saw in queenlive that rock it was sing in the HS tour, in the usa leg!!!