City: Santa Monica, CA, USA
Venue: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
Date: March 11, 1976

Setlist:
Bohemian Rhapsody (tape & rock part), Ogre Battle, Sweet Lady, White Queen, Flick Of The Wrist, Bohemian Rhapsody (verses), Killer Queen, The March Of The Black Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody (reprise), Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Brighton Rock, Son And Daughter, The Prophet's Song, Stone Cold Crazy, Doing All Right, Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon, Keep Yourself Alive, Seven Seas Of Rhye, Liar, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Big Spender, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen



     

This is an excellent performance late in the tour.

Mercury laughs after May says Flick Of The Wrist is "a story about the kinds of things which can happen to a poor hapless pop star."

The coda of Doing All Right is riveting tonight, with May mastering the echoplex delay.

Mercury introduces Liar as a song they played "before we even had a recording contract."

The front of house tech has a bit of trouble with Mercury's delay off the top of Now I'm Here, as he can be heard adjusting the speed on the last "around". He sorts it out quickly.


Recording length: 93 minutes (incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: Barry G TDK Audua master cassettes > Nakamichi CR-7A azimuth-adjusted playback > Sound Devices USBPre2 > Audacity 2.0 (24/96 capture to .wav > pitch adjustment > iZotope RX7 and Ozone 8 restoration and mastering > iZotope MBIT+ resample and dither to 16/44.1 > Peak Pro 6 (post production) > xACT 2.37 > FLAC
Track listing:
Bohemian Rhapsody (tape & rock part), Ogre Battle, Sweet Lady [cut], White Queen, Flick Of The Wrist, Bohemian Rhapsody (verses), Killer Queen, The March Of The Black Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody (reprise), Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Brighton Rock, Son And Daughter, The Prophet's Song [cut], Stone Cold Crazy, Doing All Right, Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon, Keep Yourself Alive, Liar [cut], In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited [cut], Now I'm Here [cut], Big Spender, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen


This recording emerged in 2019. The quality is quite good, with some distortion in the bottom end, especially in the first half of the show.

After Son And Daughter, the taper's buddy can be heard repeatedly urging him to "turn it over." Indeed, 42 minutes into the show with a single 90 minute tape, that was the right call to make.




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