City: Mar Del Plata, Argentina
Venue: Estadio José María Minella
Date: March 4, 1981

Setlist:
We Will Rock You (fast), Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game, Somebody To Love, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, Need Your Loving Tonight, 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, Flash, The Hero, 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 show was originally scheduled to be at the Estadio Olímpico Chateau Carreras in Córdoba.

Freddie's voice is once again in superb shape tonight.

The band have a bit of trouble exiting the instrumental section of Now I'm Here. But what follows is a great vocal exchange with the audience, followed by Freddie saying, "Hey, not bad! C'mon, let's do it to tempo."

There are a few musically sloppy moments like this tonight, but with good reason. There is much anxiety on and off stage due to security concerns. People are trying to make their way on stage throughout much of the evening, making it an uncomfortable atmosphere for the band and entourage.

After this concert, the band had a meeting to decide whether or not to play the concert in Rosario two days later. An article written about the show stated, "The proposal that followed was clear: if they didn't have the necessary security guarantees, there would be no show in Rosario."

Pics 2-4 were submitted by Alessio Rizzitelli. The last two are from Alex Solan, taken during Crazy Little Thing Called Love and We Are The Champions respectively.

Here's a magazine article about the tour - primarily the Mar Del Plata and Rosario shows - submitted by Pittrek (unfortunately with unnecessary watermarks).

This piece of text from the article (translated by Silken) is particularly interesting: "During every show, the making of the film 'Queen on tourne' continued, for which eight cameras were used. The film will be completed with images from the Sao Paulo and Rio concerts, in Brazil. Of course, there will also be images from the American and Japanese tours." Not only is the possibility of more 1980/81 footage worth noting, but it also reveals that the huge concert scheduled to be played in Rio (on March 19) hadn't yet been canceled by the second week of March.


Recording length: 58 minutes (1 CD, incomplete)
Quality: B-
Source: Radio
Lineage: Radio > ? > MC tape > WAV > FLAC
Track listing:
Somebody To Love, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, Now I'm Here, Dragon Attack, Now I'm Here (reprise), Fat Bottomed Girls, Love Of My Life, Keep Yourself Alive, drum solo [cut], guitar solo [cut], Flash, The Hero, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody [cut], Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You [cut], We Are The Champions


This fragmentary recording is from an AM radio broadcast.


Recording length: 88 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: C+
Source: Radio
Lineage: Radio > ? > WAV > FLAC
Track listing:
We Will Rock You (fast) [cut], Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game, Somebody To Love, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, Need Your Loving Tonight, 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, Flash, The Hero, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You [cut], We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This is a more complete copy, although worse quality. The tape runs a bit slow.


Recording length: 86 minutes (2 CD, incomplete)
Quality: C+ / B-
Source: Radio
Lineage: Radio > ? > FLAC
Track listing:
We Will Rock You (fast) [cut], Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game, Somebody To Love, I'm In Love With My Car, Get Down Make Love, Need Your Loving Tonight, 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, Flash, The Hero, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Bohemian Rhapsody, Tie Your Mother Down, Another One Bites The Dust, Sheer Heart Attack, We Will Rock You [cut], We Are The Champions, God Save The Queen


This is the most common copy of the show, a merge of two copies of the radio broadcast. The inferior one is mp3 sourced.




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