City: Milwaukee, WI, USA
Venue: Milwaukee Arena
Date: September 10, 1980

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


   

Milwaukee is the first stop of the third leg of the tour.

Freddie's voice is incredibly strong, as they have had 9 days off after the Rochester gig on Aug 31. There are a few moments where the band sound a bit rusty. Still, they sound incredibly energetic overall, as they are performing with the knowledge that they have finally conquered North America. It was on this day that their latest album had hit the top of the billboard album chart, so these last few weeks of the tour would more or less be the pinnacle of Queen's success in America.

Brian, before Love Of My Life: "We have an album out called The Game." They're already cheering while he inquires, "Do you have it?" As if he needs to ask! "We just heard tonight it's gone to number one in billboard with a bullet." He then thanks them graciously for their hand in that.

It seems this is the first time Freddie comments to an audience about his new moustache. Before Save Me, he asks them, "Do you think I look like Burt Reynolds with this? A lot of people hate it, but I don't give a fuck, I tell you. I don't give two shits!"

Here is a review of the show from the next day's Milwaukee Sentinel.

The first set of pictures were submitted by Fabio Minero.


Recording length: 77 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "All Your Love Tonight" (Rock Calendar) silver

 
Track listing:
Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Save Me, Fat Bottomed Girls, Love Of My Life, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions [cut]


This 1993 bootleg is incomplete, and the recording is many tape generations from the master. It's missing Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Keep Yourself Alive, Brian's solo, the Brighton Rock reprise, and God Save The Queen.


Recording length: 5 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B+
Source: Audience
Lineage: "By Request: The Ultimate Collection Volume Two" silvers

 
Track listing:
Let Me Entertain You, I'm In Love With My Car


Released in 1995, this is one of those compilation bootlegs that consisted almost entirely of either officially released material or songs taken from older bootlegs. Two songs on disc 2 are a straight rip of the "All Your Love Tonight" bootleg, and are labeled only as "Live USA 1980".


Recording length: 97 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: AUD > Master > 2nd Gen Cassette > WAV > CDR (1)
Track listing:
Jailhouse Rock, We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, You're My Best Friend, Save Me, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack [cut], Now I'm Here (reprise), Fat Bottomed Girls, Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Brighton Rock (ending), Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This is a substantial upgrade from the old bootleg copies. The sound is very clear, as the crowd never obstructs the music - however, Roger and John are a bit buried in the mix. Much of disc 2 runs slightly too fast.


Recording length: 98 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: A-
Source: Audience
Lineage: "It's A Killer" (Wardour) silvers

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


Wardour bootlegged the second gen copy in 2006. A radio promo for this show is also included, bringing the length to 99 minutes in all.

This bootleg has a bonus DVD from the St. Paul show.

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


Recording length: 2 CDR, incomplete
Quality: ?
Source: Audience
Lineage: "Milwaukee 1980" (EOW)

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


This is probably a copy of the Wardour silvers.




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