City: Cologne, Germany
Venue: Sporthalle
Date: November 26, 1980

Presumed 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, Need Your Loving Tonight, audience/band jam, Save Me, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Battle Theme, 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


After Need Your Loving Tonight, the audience claps rhythmically, leading the band to break into a one-off jam. In the midst of it, Freddie does a few football chant-like vocal exchanges with the crowd. After it ends, he asks them, "Are there any other songs you know?"

A bit later, Brian tells the audience in German that it's the first night of their German tour. He then says, "I have to tell, you are a magnificent audience. You really are. This is an old song which last time we were in Germany you sang very well, and I'm sure you can sing it even better this time. This is Love Of My Life."

The intro to Keep Yourself Alive has now developed into a full-out band jam that usually lasts around a minute. Every night they would bring something new to the table, and the Cologne version is no exception.


Recording length: 88 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, Play The Game, Mustapha, Death On Two Legs, Killer Queen, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, Need Your Loving Tonight, audience/band jam, Save Me, Now I'm Here [cut], Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum/guitar solos, Battle Theme, Brighton Rock (ending), Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack [cut]


Now I'm Here is cut for a tape flip (after which it takes the taper a couple minutes to get the quality back under control), and the tape runs out less than a minute into Sheer Heart Attack.




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