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{{THESMITHS Live Concert
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| Tour = [[Meat_Is_Murder_Tour]]
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| Date = 18 March, 1985
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| Venue = [[Apollo, Oxford, England|Apollo]]
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| Location = Oxford, England
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| Opening Act =
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}}
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== Set List <ref>Set List provided by [http://www.passionsjustlikemine.com/ Passions Just Like Mine]</ref>==
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{{setlist
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| 01 = William, It Was Really Nothing
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| 02 = Nowhere Fast
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| 03 = I Want The One I Can't Have
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| 04 = What She Said
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| 05 = Hand In Glove
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| 06 = How Soon Is Now?
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| 07 = Stretch Out And Wait
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| 08 = That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore
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| 09 = Shakespeare's Sister
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| 10 = Rusholme Ruffians
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| 11 = The Headmaster Ritual
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| 12 = Still Ill
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| 13 = Meat Is Murder | 13link = Meat Is Murder (song) | 13app={{encore|1}}
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| 14 = Miserable Lie | 14app={{encore|2}}
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| 15 = Barbarism Begins At Home | 15app={{encore|3}}
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| 16 = You've Got Everything Now | 16app={{encore|4}}
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| 17 = Handsome Devil
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}}
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==Live Recordings==
 
==Live Recordings==
  
A very famous FM-sourced bootleg recording of this show is in circulation known commonly under the title Same Day Again. While that recording is excellent and is soundboard-derived, a good quality audience recording also exist of the same show, with several songs played at this concert that were edited out for the FM broadcast from which this version originated. The songs missing from the FM broadcast are I Want the One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, and Handsome Devil. Additionally, the FM version edits out approximate one minute from How Soon Is Now.<br>
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This concert was recorded and broadcast by the BBC on 9 May, 1985.<ref name=rogan />  However, the following songs are missing from the FM broadcast: I Want the One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.  Additionally, the FM version edits out approximate one minute from How Soon Is Now?.
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The tracklist and description below refers to the more commonly circulated aforementioned FM broadcast recording.<br>
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===Unofficial Recordings===
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Source: Soundboard<br>
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Multiple FM-sourced bootleg recording of this show are in circulation. While the broadcast recording is excellent and is soundboard-derived, a good quality audience recording also exist of the complete show.
Grade: A (excellent)<br>
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{| border="0"
01. William, It Was Really Nothing<br>
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02. Nowhere Fast<br>
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| [[File:A-Kind-Of-Loving-Front.jpg| link=A Kind Of Loving (LP bootleg)|75px]]
03. What She Said<br>
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| This concert was released on the [[A Kind Of Loving (LP bootleg)|A Kind Of Loving]] bootleg LP.  This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, Barbarism Begins At Home and Handsome Devil.
04. Hand In Glove<br>
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05. How Soon Is Now<br>
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| [[File:Live-At-The-Oxford-Apollo-Front.jpg| link=Live At The Oxford Apollo (LP bootleg)|75px]]
06. Stretch Out and Wait<br>
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| This concert was released on the [[Live At The Oxford Apollo (LP bootleg)|Live At The Oxford Apollo]] bootleg LP.  This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, The Headmaster Ritual, Still Ill and Handsome Devil.
07. That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore<br>
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08. Shakespeare's Sister<br>
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| [[File:Better-Live-Than-Dead-Front.jpg| link=Better Live Than Dead (CD bootleg)|75px]]
09. The Headmaster Ritual<br>
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| This concert was released on the [[Better Live Than Dead (CD bootleg)|Better Live Than Dead]] bootleg CD.  This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, The Headmaster Ritual, Still Ill, You've Got Everything Now and Handsome Devil.
10. Still Ill<br>
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11. Meat Is Murder<br>
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| [[File:Before-Love-Front.jpg| link=Before Love (CD bootleg)|75px]]
12. Miserable Lie<br>
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| This concert was released on the [[Before Love (CD bootleg)|Before Love]] bootleg CD.  This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
13. Barbarism Begins At Home<br>
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14. You've Got Everything Now <br>
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| [[File:Flowers-Front.jpg| link=Flowers (CD bootleg)|75px]]
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| This concert was released on the [[Flowers (CD bootleg)|Flowers]] bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: Nowhere Fast, I Want The One I Can't Have, What She Said, Hand In Glove, How Soon Is Now?, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
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|-
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| [[File:James-Dean-Is-Dead-Front.jpg| link=James Dean Is Dead (CD bootleg)|75px]]
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| This concert was released on the [[James Dean Is Dead (CD bootleg)|James Dean Is Dead]] bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, The Headmaster Ritual, Still Ill, You've Got Everything Now and Handsome Devil.
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|-
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| [[File:Same-Day-Again-Front.jpg| link=Same Day Again (CD bootleg)|75px]]
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| This concert was released on the [[Same Day Again (CD bootleg)|Same Day Again]] bootleg CD.  This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
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|-
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| [[File:Stealers-Front.jpg| link=Stealers (CD bootleg)|75px]]
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| This concert was released on the [[Stealers (CD bootleg)|Stealers]] bootleg CD.  This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
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|}
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Portions of this concert have been released on the [[So This Is America (LP bootleg)|So This Is America]] bootleg LP.
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Lossless [http://www.smithstorrents.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=931 audience] and [http://www.smithstorrents.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2359 broadcast] versions of this concert are available at Smiths Torrents.  MP3 versions are available at the [http://mozzbozz.tumblr.com usual] [http://mozutd.tumblr.com places].
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==References And Notes==
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<references>
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<ref name=rogan>{{cite | auth=Rogan, Johnny | date=October 1, 2012 | pub=Omnibus Press ISBN 1-7803-8304-5 | title=Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance: Updated & Revised 20th Anniversary Edition}}</ref>
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<references/>

Latest revision as of 11:53, 29 October 2012


The Smiths Live Concert
Tour Meat_Is_Murder_Tour
Date 18 March, 1985
Venue Apollo
Location Oxford, England
Opening Act


Set List [1]



Live Recordings

This concert was recorded and broadcast by the BBC on 9 May, 1985.[2] However, the following songs are missing from the FM broadcast: I Want the One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil. Additionally, the FM version edits out approximate one minute from How Soon Is Now?.

Unofficial Recordings

Multiple FM-sourced bootleg recording of this show are in circulation. While the broadcast recording is excellent and is soundboard-derived, a good quality audience recording also exist of the complete show.

A-Kind-Of-Loving-Front.jpg This concert was released on the A Kind Of Loving bootleg LP. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, Barbarism Begins At Home and Handsome Devil.
Live-At-The-Oxford-Apollo-Front.jpg This concert was released on the Live At The Oxford Apollo bootleg LP. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, The Headmaster Ritual, Still Ill and Handsome Devil.
Better-Live-Than-Dead-Front.jpg This concert was released on the Better Live Than Dead bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, The Headmaster Ritual, Still Ill, You've Got Everything Now and Handsome Devil.
Before-Love-Front.jpg This concert was released on the Before Love bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
Flowers-Front.jpg This concert was released on the Flowers bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: Nowhere Fast, I Want The One I Can't Have, What She Said, Hand In Glove, How Soon Is Now?, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
James-Dean-Is-Dead-Front.jpg This concert was released on the James Dean Is Dead bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians, The Headmaster Ritual, Still Ill, You've Got Everything Now and Handsome Devil.
Same-Day-Again-Front.jpg This concert was released on the Same Day Again bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.
Stealers-Front.jpg This concert was released on the Stealers bootleg CD. This is an incomplete release of this concert. The following songs are omitted: I Want The One I Can't Have, Rusholme Ruffians and Handsome Devil.

Portions of this concert have been released on the So This Is America bootleg LP.

Lossless audience and broadcast versions of this concert are available at Smiths Torrents. MP3 versions are available at the usual places.


References And Notes

<references> [2]

  1. Set List provided by Passions Just Like Mine
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rogan, Johnny. (October 1, 2012). Morrissey & Marr: The Severed Alliance: Updated & Revised 20th Anniversary Edition. Omnibus Press ISBN 1-7803-8304-5.