City: Glasgow, UK
Venue: Apollo Theatre
Date: May 30, 1977

Setlist:
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, Sweet Lady, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen


This show at the legendary Glasgow Apollo (the first of two nights) is a stellar performance by the band. Last night's audience in Stafford has certainly left the band energized for this show. Tonight's audience is incredible as well, clapping and singing every word along to most of the songs.

Freddie changes the lyrics of Killer Queen, as he had done a few times on this tour. Perfume came naturally "from Glasgow" in the second verse.

Brian's Brighton Rock solo tonight is particularly outstanding.


Recording length: 31 minutes (2 LP, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Her Majesty's Secret Service" LP

     
Track listing:
Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, '39, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Keep Yourself Alive, Now I'm Here, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock


This 1990 box set bootleg is a 2 LP compilation. This was the first time the Glasgow 77, Berlin 78, and Frankfurt 82 shows were bootlegged, with sides 1 through 3 containing about a half hour from each audience recording.

Side 4 contains tracks previously released on LP bootlegs. See http://queenonstage.com for the exact details.


Recording length: 4 minutes (1 LP, incomplete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Lazing On A Night At The Galileo Opera" LP

     
Track listing:
Sweet Lady


Another track from the Glasgow audience recording made it onto this 1992 compilation bootleg, also including songs from London '77, Copenhagen '78, and New York '78.

The third scan is the outside of a 20-page booklet (the inside of which is black and white). The bootleg also includes a poster and artwork for a CD release that never materialized.


Recording length: 4 minutes (1 LP, incomplete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: "News Of The 77/78 World Tour" LP

           
Track listing:
Sweet Lady


The same bootleggers who produced "Lazing On A Night At The Galileo Opera" released two other titles around the same time with identical musical content: "News Of The 77/78 World Tour" and "By Overwhelming Popular Demand." There are 75 and 100 copies respectively.

The 75 copies of the former were pressed in three sets of 25 blue, red and yellow inserts. They all had the same back insert.


Recording length: 31 minutes (2 LP, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "No More Secrets" LP

     
Track listing:
Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, '39, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Keep Yourself Alive, Now I'm Here, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock


This 1995 German bootleg is a straight knock-off of "Her Majesty's Secret Service."


Recording length: 31 minutes (2 LP, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "No More Secrets" LP

           
Track listing:
Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, '39, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Keep Yourself Alive, Now I'm Here, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock


No More Secrets also came out as a boxed set, including a video and t-shirt. The four sides of vinyl were different colours. 25 copies were produced.


Recording length: 31 minutes (2 LP, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "No More Secrets" LP

 
Track listing:
Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, '39, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Keep Yourself Alive, Now I'm Here, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock


Another 25 copies of side A were produced as advanced copies.


Recording length: 116 minutes (2 CD, complete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Master Cassette > 2nd Gen Cassette > WAV > CDR (1)
Track listing:
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, Sweet Lady, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen


This copy is from a second generation tape, and complete.

After the guitar solo in Keep Yourself Alive, Freddie throws his tambourine into the audience as usual, and it lands very close to the taper. Its new owner can be heard playing with it a for little while, and then again during the piano intro of In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited.


Recording length: 116 minutes (2 CD, complete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: "A Day At The Apollo" (Gypsy Eye) silvers

     
Track listing:
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, Sweet Lady, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen


Gypsy Eye's bootleg from 2000 is about the same quality as the second gen copy.


Recording length: 108 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Master Cassette > ? > WAV > CDR (x)
Track listing:
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, Sweet Lady, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Keep Yourself Alive [cut], Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock [cut]


The taper insists this is the uncut master, but there are two cuts here while a complete second gen copy of this source is in circulation.


Recording length: 116 minutes (2 CD, complete)
Quality: B+ / B
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Prayers For The Races" (Wardour) silvers

   
Track listing:
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, Sweet Lady, Brighton Rock, '39, You Take My Breath Away, White Man, The Prophet's Song, Bohemian Rhapsody, Keep Yourself Alive, Stone Cold Crazy, In The Lap Of The Gods...Revisited, Now I'm Here, Liar, I'm A Man, Jailhouse Rock, God Save The Queen


Wardour bootlegged the master copy in November 2008, filling in the gaps with the second gen tape.

Here's a link to the always-reliable GS review: http://www.collectorsmusicreviews.com




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