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Queen live on tour: Day At The Races (Europe)

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Tour itinerary [19 concerts]
08.05.1977  Stockholm, Sweden Concert info 26.05.1977  Southampton, UK Concert info
10.05.1977  Gothenburg, Sweden Concert info 27.05.1977  Southampton, UK Concert info
12.05.1977  Copenhagen, Denmark Concert info 29.05.1977  Stafford, UK Concert info
13.05.1977  Hamburg, Germany Concert info 30.05.1977  Glasgow, UK Concert info
14.05.1977  Frankfurt, Germany Concert info 31.05.1977  Glasgow, UK Concert info
16.05.1977  Düsseldorf, Germany Concert info 02.06.1977  Liverpool, UK Concert info
17.05.1977  Rotterdam, The Netherlands Concert info 03.06.1977  Liverpool, UK Concert info
19.05.1977  Basel, Switzerland Concert info 06.06.1977  London, UK Concert info
23.05.1977  Bristol, UK Concert info 07.06.1977  London, UK Concert info
24.05.1977  Bristol, UK Concert info  

It's a mystery if Queen played both I'm A Man and Mannish Boy during this tour or not. These two songs are similar to each other and while it seems very likely they played I'm A Man as the first encore, rumours say the band also played Mannish Boy in Glasgow (the second night).

The last two nights of the tour were very special. Queen used an expensive lighting rig called "Crown" for the very first time. Both shows were also officially recorded on video and the first show was also released on many bootlegs in almost excellent quality. Both gigs included a superb rock'n'roll medley (this medley is also the only bootleg recording from the second night).

Queen did NOT play Mull Of Kintyre in Liverpool 1977, despite what Greg Brooks' book says! They did however play it in Liverpool on 7.12.1979 :-)

The British leg of the tour was known as the Jubilee Tour – the reason being that it coincided with the Queen's Silver Jubilee.

Typical setlist
01. A Day At The Races intro 14. '39
02. Tie Your Mother Down 15. You Take My Breath Away
03. Ogre Battle 16. White Man
04. White Queen 17. The Prophet's Song
05. Somebody To Love 18. Bohemian Rhapsody
06. Killer Queen 19. Stone Cold Crazy
07. Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy 20. Keep Yourself Alive
08. The Millionaire Waltz 21. In The Lap Of The Gods... revisited
09. You're My Best Friend 22. Now I'm Here
10. Bring Back That Leroy Brown 23. Liar
11. Death On Two Legs 24. Jailhouse Rock
12. Sweet Lady 25. God Save The Queen
13. Brighton Rock  

Tracks played only scarcely
Big Spender
I'm A Man
Mannish Boy
Doin' All Right
Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting
Procession (Earls Court)
Stupid Cupid
Be Bop A Lula
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