||1980 (might be
before, but I got mine from Japanese mailorder company in summer
1980 in new mint condition)
||Kosei Nenkin, Osaka Japan
March 29th. 1976.
||Very good & excellent
audience recording. Complete concert.
||Fold-out black & white cover.
This vinyl album has turned out to be the most
expensive, and rarest Queen vinyl bootleg ever, so far. Queen did 2 concert at this day in Osaka. This album is from
the afternoon show.
You can hear Freddie say's after Ogre Battle ".....good
evening, (following with) good afternoon....".
The evening show is out on a 2CD which also is titled
'Zoom'. Re-releasing of the 2cd is also
I've been informed that most copies of this bootleg was
seized by the police. Rumours say's 200 copier was made out, but 80% where seized.
Nice and interesting 2LP.
Released on 2CD in March 2005, under title "Operatic
Afternoon" (Japanese 'Wardour' label).
Beware of that
in 2015, this Japanes album has been re-pressed (pirate copied) in
At least 250 copies has been mede out, but might be more.
I have some infpo on this under track list.
bootleg. Recording comes from audience recorded tape.
time on 'silver' bootleg 2cd in March 2005, named "Operatic
Afternoon" (Wardour label).
Intro: Bohemian Rhapsody ('opera
part' on tape)
Bohemian Rhapsody (end 'rock'
Flick Of The Wrist
Medley: Bohemian Rhapsody
The March Of The Black Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody (end part)
Bring Back That Leroy Brown
Son And Daughter (end part)
The Prophet's Song
Stone Cold Crazy
Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon
Keep Yourself Alive
In The Lap Of The Gods....revisited
Now I'm Here
Medley: Big Spender
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On (improvisation)
Jailhouse Rock (reprise)
God Save The Queen....(tape)
In the summer 2015, I find thisone on ebay. Defently a
This reissue (or pirat release) is avaiable in some
color vinyls. See under for info.
It came with hologram stickers that were
NOT APPLIED to the sleeve. So this can easily be mistaken for an
if someone "lost" the stickers.
Things to check:
original has labels printed in silver, the reissue has them
printed in a cream colour.
The original sleeve has a
white-ish border running all around the front image.
reissue the bottom border is almost non-existant.
reissues are said to be a limited edition of 250 numbered copies.
1-50 Black vinyl
Nr. 51-150 Red vinyl
151-250 Blue vinyl
Additionaly, there is an unknown
quantity of testpressings (white label), and also a pink color variant.
November 2017, a version with green & blue vinyl. Not sure if
thisone is a part of the 250 pressing.
Found thisone of facebook in
Nov. 2017. Another pirate pressing.
Cover, note the white bottom
border is more than less missing.
Black vinyl re-pressing.
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