City: Inglewood, CA, USA
Venue: The Forum
Date: July 12, 1980

Setlist:
Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Need Your Loving Tonight, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Somebody To Love, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Save Me, Now I'm Here, Fat Bottomed Girls, Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (reprise), Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen



   

This is the fourth and final night at the Forum.

The band are full of energy at the beginning of the show, but they are a bit sloppy getting into the first verse of the fast We Will Rock You.

Freddie, after the third song: "This is our last night at the Forum, and we're gonna bust our balls for you. So stick around." He then introduces John Deacon's new composition, Need Your Loving Tonight, which is now much earlier in the set.

Freddie's final line of Get Down Make Love is as raunchy as it'd ever get, coming very close to the vibe of the studio version. He then engages with the audience: "Do you think this moustache makes me look like Burt Reynolds? Fat arsehole. I bet he gets more chicks than I do, anyway."

Once again, Freddie does a few Another One Bites The Dust ad libs in Now I'm Here. Similarly, he would often sing Back Chat ad libs in early 1982 shows before it was added to the set.

Brian adds a uniquely heavy touch to the interlude after the first chorus of Keep Yourself Alive. Freddie then delivers the second verse brilliantly.

Here's a review of one of these shows.

The pictures were submitted by Nino Trovato, Fabio Minero and Alessio Rizzitelli. It is uncertain which night they're from, but they're certainly not from the July 8 show.


Recording length: 109 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B-
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x)
Track listing:
Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Need Your Loving Tonight, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Somebody To Love, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Save Me, Now I'm Here, Fat Bottomed Girls, Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (reprise), Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This early tour recording is average quality and nearly complete.

A bit of Mercury's speech before Save Me is cut, and all the banter before Fat Bottomed Girls is missing.


Recording length: 51 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > ? > CDR (x)
Track listing:
Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Need Your Loving Tonight, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Somebody To Love, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend [cut], Now I'm Here


This is an upgrade of a portion of the show. You're My Best Friend cuts out at the end, and Save Me is missing.

There are a few seconds of extra tape before Somebody To Love, but a few less seconds at the beginning of the show.


Recording length: 107 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B-
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Cassette (x) > WAV > FLAC level 8
Track listing:
Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Need Your Loving Tonight, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Somebody To Love, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Save Me, Now I'm Here [cut], Fat Bottomed Girls, Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (reprise), Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This third copy has a fair amount of tape hiss, but it has bits of tape not on the two other copies (namely an extra 90 seconds at the beginning of the show and 30 seconds of additional banter before Save Me). Now I'm Here cuts out about half way through.




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