Rainbow CD Bootleg Discography, February 1975-November 1978

All of these are illegal, unauthorized CD bootleg releases Most of them have been printed in very small quantities, usually no more than thousand copies of each.

1975
    - Recorded live in Detroit supposedly on November 20th, 1975
  • Starquake SQ 02, Germany (?), 1993
      - Supposedly limited edition of 1000 copies

Atlanta
    - Recorded live at The Omni, Atlanta, USA on June 23rd, 1978

Aurora
    - Recorded live at Budokan, Tokyo, Japan on December 16th, 1976. Rainbow played two concerts that day, this contains both of them.
  • Aurora 4, Japan

Captured A Legend
CD 1:
  1. Intro: Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. 16th Century Greensleeves
  5. Catch The Rainbow
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD 2:
  1. Keyboard Solo/Stargazer
  2. A Light In The Black
  3. Still I'm Sad/Drum Solo
  4. Do You Close Your Eyes/Guitar Crash

    Recorded live at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL, USA on June 25th, 1976.

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Catch The Rainbow
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD 2:
  1. Still I'm Sad
  2. Do You Close Your Eyes?
  3. Stargazer (*)
  4. All Night Long (*)
  5. Blues (*)
- Recorded live at Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany on October 20th, 1977, except (*) recorded live at Monsters Of Rock, Castle Donington, UK on August 16th, 1980
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Chase The Rainbow
    - Recorded live in Hiroshima, Japan on December 14th, 1976, includes also tracks from Rainbow after Ronnie James Dio had left the band
  • TNT-930135/6, Japan

Destroyer
CD 1:
  1. Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Catch The Rainbow
  6. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
CD 2:
  1. Lazy
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain
  3. Guitar Solo
  4. Blues
  5. Starstruck
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
  7. Keyboard Solo
  8. Still I'm Sad
  9. Keyboard Solo
  10. Drum Solo
  11. Still I'm Sad
  12. Guitar Solo
  13. Do You Close Your Eyes
  14. Somewhere Over The Rainbow
  15. The Blue Danube
    - Recorded live at Koseinenkin-Kaikan, Osaka, Japan on January 17th, 1978
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First Gig In N.Y.
CD 1:
  1. Do You Close Your Eyes
  2. Self Portrait
  3. Catch The Rainbow
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD 2:
  1. Stargazer
  2. A Light In The Black
  3. Still I'm Sad
  4. Drum Solo - 1812 Overture
  5. Still I'm Sad
- Recorded live at the Beacon Theater in New York City, NY, USA on November 12th, 1975.
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First Rising Sun
CD 1:
  1. Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Mistreated (continued)
  5. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  6. Catch The Rainbow
CD 2:
  1. Lazy - Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Keyboard Solo - Stargazer
  3. Still I'm Sad
  4. Drum Solo - 1812 Overture
  5. Still I'm Sad (continued)
  6. Do You Close Your Eyes
  7. Over The Rainbow
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Full Moon
CD 1:
  1. Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Catch The Rainbow
  6. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
CD 2:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Blues
  3. Starstruck
  4. Still I'm Sad
  5. Keyboard Solo
  6. Drum Solo
  7. Do You Close Your Eyes
  8. Over The Rainbow
Double CD, recorded live at Shi Kokaido, Nagoya, Japan on January 11th, 1978
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Hit The Rainbow
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  4. Man On The Silver Mountain
  5. Still I'm Sad
  6. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (*)
  7. Gates Of Babylon (*)
- Recorded live at The Omni, Atlanta, USA on June 24th, 1978 (not June 23rd as the sleeve suggests), two songs (Long Live Rock 'N' Roll and Gates Of Babylon) taken from Don Kirshner's TV show
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  • RTW 211, Germany, 1993
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Houston 1978
    - Recorded live in Houston, 1978

I'm Losing Control
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  4. Man On The Silver Mountain
  5. Still I'm Sad
  6. Beethoven's Ninth
  7. Drum Solo
  8. 1812 Overture
  9. Still I'm Sad
- Recorded live at The Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA on June 23rd, 1978
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Incubus
CD 1:
  1. Intro - Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. 16th Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Man On The Silver Mountain
  6. Stargazer
  7. Still I'm Sad (Incl. Drum Solo & 1812 Overture)
CD 2:
  1. Do You Close Your Eyes - Outro
  2. Ritchie Blackmore's Interview, recorded in Melbourne, Australia, November 21st, 1976
Recorded live at Festival Hall in Melbourne, Australia on November 9th, 1976.
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Incubus Party - Incubus 76
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Lazy
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD 2:
  1. Stargazer
  2. Still I'm Sad
  3. Drum Solo - Still I'm Sad
  4. A Light In The Black
Recorded live at Kaikan Daiichi Hall in Kyoto, Japan on December 10th, 1976.
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Incubus Party 76-84
  1. CD 1&2: "Incubus 76" - Live recording of December 10, 1976 (Kyoto)
  2. CD 3&4: "Succubus 78" - Live recording of January 17, 1978 (Osaka)
  3. CD 5&6: "Nightmare 1980" - Live recording of March 14th, 1980 (Osaka)
  4. CD 7&8: "Demon 1981" - Live recording of August 18, 1981 (Fukuoka)
  5. CD 9&10: "Socrates 1982" - Live recording of October 16, 1982 (Kyoto)
  6. CD 11&12: "Satan 1984" - Live recording of march 11, 1984 (Osaka)
    Box set, contains six double CDs from Rainbow gigs in Japan.
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Kill The King
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  6. Lazy
  7. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD 2:
  1. Still I'm Sad
  2. Keyboard Solo
  3. Drum Solo
  4. Still I'm Sad
- Recorded live at the Congresgebouw, Den Haag, Holland on October 4th, 1977.
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The Last Day
CD 1:
  1. Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Catch The Rainbow
  6. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
CD 2:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. Still I'm Sad
  3. Keyboard Solo
  4. Drum Solo
  5. Still I'm Sad
  6. Over The Rainbow
  7. Do You Close Your Eyes
  8. Over The Rainbow
    - Recorded live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan on February 3rd, 1978 (the last concert on the Japan tour)
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Lost And Never Found - World Tour Rehearsals 1976
CD 1:
  1. Gotta Get Away (take 1)
  2. Gotta Get Away (take 2)
  3. Gotta Get Away (take 3)
  4. Gotta Get Away (take 4)
  5. Gotta Get Away (take 5)
  6. Gotta Get Away (take 6)
  7. Gotta Get Away (take 7)
  8. Mistreated (take 1)
  9. Mistreated (take 2)
  10. Mistreated (take 3)
  11. Mistreated (take 4)
  12. Mistreated (take 5)
  13. Mistreated (take 6)
  14. Mistreated (take 7)
  15. Mistreated (take 8)
  16. Mistreated (take 9)
  17. Keybaord Solo
  18. Stargazer (take 1)
  19. Stargazer (take 2)
  20. Stargazer (take 3)
  21. Stargazer (take 4)
  22. A Light In The Black
CD 2:
  1. Still I'm Sad
  2. Drum Solo
  3. Man On The Silver Mountain (reprise)
  4. The Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Radio Special Part 1
  5. The Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Radio Special Part 2
  6. The Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Radio Special Part 3
  7. The Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Radio Special Part 4
    - Gotta Get Awa is an early version of the Kill The King with different lyrics.
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Mark II
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
CD 2:
  1. Lazy
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain
  3. Blues
  4. Starstruck
  5. Night People
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
  7. Keyboard Solo
  8. Still I'm Sad
  9. Keyboard Solo
  10. Drum Solo
  11. 1812 Overture
  12. Still I'm Sad
    - Recorded live at the Empire Theatre, Liverpool UK on November 4th, 1977
  • Black Suede, Japan, 1996
      - Cardboard sleeves
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Martian Rainbow
    - Recorded at Calderone, Heampsted, USA in New York State on November 12th, 1975, although the sleeve says "SECOND Rainbow performance on their Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow support tour /9/22/75"
  • RB-01, Japan

Miami 7.15.76
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. 16th Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD2:
  1. Stargazer
  2. A Light In The Black
  3. Still I'm Sad
  4. Ritchie Blues
    - Recorded live in Miami on July 15th, 1976
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  • DP-021-1/2, Japan, 1994
      - Slim 2CD jewel box
      - Front sleeve has a silver picture of Ritchie Blackmore, back sleeve has a small silver picture of Ronnie James Dio
      - Picture of the back sleeve
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Misconduct
    - Recorded live at Nakajima Sports Centre, Sapporo, Japan on January 27th, 1978
  • Good Believe GB 004/5, Japan, 1993

Mixed Emotions
    - Two songs (Man On The Silver Mountain and Long Live Rock 'N' Roll) recorded live at The Omni, Atlanta, USA on June 23rd, 1978. Other songs recorded by Rainbow after Ronnie James Dio had left the band.
  • BC 021/2, Italy

New York In The Black
CD 1:
  1. Intro: Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Catch The Rainbow
CD 2:
  1. Man On The Silver Mountain
  2. ?
  3. Stargazer
  4. A Light In The Black
  5. Still I'm Sad
  6. Drum Solo
  7. Still I'm Sad
  8. Do You Close Your Eyes
  9. Outro: Over The Rainbow
    - Recorded live at the Beacon Theater in New York, NY, USA on June 17th, 1976.
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Nippon Eyes
  1. Intro
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Man On The Silver Mountain
  5. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  6. Catch The Rainbow
  7. Keyboard Solo
  8. Stargazer
  9. Still I'm Sad
  10. Drum Solo
  11. 1812 Overture
  12. Still I'm Sad
    - Recorded live at the Koseinenkin-Kaikan in Osaka, Japan on December 5th, 1976
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  • Black Suede, Japan, 1996
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On Stage In Down Under
    - Recorded live at Horden Pavillion, Sydney, Australia on November 11th, 1976
  • MN52-9322, Japan

On Stage Outtakes
  1. Kill The King
  2. Man on The Silver Mountain (*)
  3. Mistreated
  4. Man On The Silver Mountain (**)
  5. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves (***)
    - Recorded live at Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan on December 5th, 1976, except (*) recorded live in Japan on December 9th, 1976, except (**) recorded live at Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany on September 25th, 1976 and except (***) recorded live at Circus Krone, Munich, Germany September 29th, 1976. Recorded from the tapes used for On Stage album.
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  • MN54-8905, Japan, 1993 or 1994
      - The CD itself is titled as 'Rainbow Bridge - Out In Cornel' in order to hide the real artist and avoiding trouble from authoritives
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On Stage Special
  1. Ritchie: Rainbow And Ronnie Dio
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain
  3. Ritchie & Ronnie: Greensleeves & Rainbow
  4. 16th Century Greensleeves
  5. Ronnie & Ritchie: 'Starstruck' Muriel
  6. Starstruck
  7. Ritchie: Mistreated
  8. Mistreated
  9. Ritchie: His departure from Deep Purple
  10. Kill The King
  11. Ritchie: Rainbow and their audience
  12. Catch The Rainbow
  13. Ritchie & Ronnie (And Cozy): A Title
  14. Still I'm Sad
    - Copy of original On Stage Radio Special LP
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Over Melbourne
CD 1:
  1. Intro
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. 16th Century Greensleeves
  5. Catch The Rainbow
  6. Long Live Rock 'n' Roll
  7. Man On The Silver Mountain
  8. Stargazer
CD 2:
  1. Still I'm Sad
  2. Drum Solo
  3. 1812 Overture
  4. Do You Cloe Your Eyes
  5. Outro
  6. Ritchie Blackmore interview 21.11.1976
    Recorded live at the Festival Hall in Melbourne, Australia on November 9th, 1976.
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Parisian Night
    CD1:
      Intro: Over The Rainbow
      Kill The King
      Mistreated
      Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
      Catch The Rainbow
      Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
    CD2:
      Man On The Silver Mountain
      Blues
      Starstruck
      Night People
      Still I'm Sad
      Keyboard Solo
      Drum Solo
      Still I'm Sad
      Do You Close Your Eyes?
    - Recorded live at Pavillion, Paris, France on October 27th, 1977
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Pittsburgh 11.18.75
  1. Do You Close Your Eyes
  2. Self Portrait
  3. 16th Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Man On The Silver Mountain
  6. Stargazer
  7. A Light In The Black
    - Recorded live at Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, USA on November 18th, 1975
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The Raider
  1. Intro: Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Catch The Rainbow
  5. Lazy
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
  7. Starstruck
  8. Man On The Silver Mountain
  9. Stargazer

Recorded live at Sports Centre, Tokyo, Japan on December 2nd, 1976.

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  • IMP-1202CD
      Country of origin unknown, release year unknown. Comes in a blank white cardboard slipcase with a folded sleeve paper like the original vinyl bootleg release. Click here for back sleeve picture.
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Satisfaction
  1. Kill The King
  2. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  3. Man On The Silver Mountain
  4. Still I'm Sad
    - Recorded live at Koseinenkin-Kaikan in Osaka, Japan on January 16th, 1978
  • Blue Suede, Japan
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Seven Bridge
  1. Still I'm Sad
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain
  3. Starstruck
  4. Stargazer
  5. Do You Close Your Eyes
    Recorded live at Koseinenkin-Kaikan, Osaka, Japan on December 8th, 1976.
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Ship From Hiroshima
    - Recorded live at Hiroshima-ken Gymnasium, Hiroshima, Japan on January 12th, 1978
  • Aurora 2, Japan

Stargazer
    - Recorded live at Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan on December 5th, 1976 and in Kyoto, Japan on December 10th, 1976
  • R7612, Japan

Starstruck
    - Recorded live in Osaka, Japan on January 17th, 1978
  • R78011/2, Japan, 1993
      - Front sleeve has Ronnie James Dio surrounded by other Rainbow singers

Still I'm Sad
CD 1:
  1. Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  5. Guitar Solo
  6. Catch The Rainbow
  7. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
CD 2:
  1. Lazy
  2. Man On The Silver Mountain
  3. Blues
  4. Starstruck/Man On The Silver Mountain
  5. Keyboard Solo
  6. Still I'm Sad/Beethoven's 9th
  7. Keyboard Solo
  8. Drum Solo/Still I'm Sad
  9. Guitar Solo
  10. Do You Close Your Eyes/Guitar Crash
  11. Over The Rainbow
    - Recorded live at the Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany on October 20th, 1977.
  • Pure Power PP-0048-A/B (?)
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Succubus 78 - Incubus's Party
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
CD 2:
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lazy
  3. Man On The Silver Mountain
  4. Still I'm Sad
  5. Drum Solo
  6. Do You Close Your Eyes
    - Recorded live at Koseinenkin-Kaikan in Osaka, Japan on January 16th, 1978, although claims to be from June 17th, 1978.
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The Third Eye
  1. Kill The King (*)
  2. Mistreated (*)
  3. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll (*)
  4. Man On The Silver Mountain (*)
  5. Still I'm Sad (*)
  6. Beethoven's 9th (*)
  7. Drum & Keyboard Solo (*)
  8. Still I'm Sad (*)
  9. Eyes Of The World (**)
  10. All Night Long (**)
  11. Stargazer (***)
    (*) Recorded live at The Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA on June 24th, 1978 (not June 23rd as suggested on the sleeve), features Ronnie James Dio on vocals. (**) Recorded live in Chicago, IL, USA on October 12th, 1979. (***) recorded live in 1980.
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Time Standing Still
  1. Over The Rainbow
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Purple Haze/Lazy/Man On The Silver Mountain
  5. Purple Haze/Man On The Silver Mountain
  6. Still I'm Sad/Keyboard Solo
  7. Keyboard Solo/Stargazer
  8. All Right Now (Sweet featuring Ritchie Blackmore)
  9. Stargazer (1976 European tour)
      - Possibly copy of Guitar Vanguard bootleg LP, supposedly recorded live in Japan in December 1976
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Tower Of Babel - World Tour Rehearsals 1976
CD 1:
  1. Mistreated, Take 1
  2. Mistreated, Take 2
  3. Mistreated, Take 3
  4. Mistreated, Take 4
  5. Mistreated, Take 5
  6. Mistreated, Take 6
  7. Mistreated, Take 7
  8. Mistreated, Take 8
  9. Mistreated, Take 9
  10. Kill The King, Take 1
  11. Kill The King, Take 2
  12. Kill The King, Take 3
  13. Kill The King, Take 4
  14. Kill The King, Take 5
  15. Kill The King, Take 6
  16. Kill The King, Take 7 (Complete)
  17. Man On The Silver Mountain
CD 2:
  1. Keyboard Solo
  2. Stargazer, Take 1 (Complete)
  3. Stargazer, Take 2
  4. Stargazer, Take 3
  5. Stargazer, Take 4
  6. A Light In The Black (complete)
  7. Still I'm Sad
  8. Drum Solo
  9. Live Footage And Interviews (*)
CD 3:
  1. Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio (Music: Man On The Silver Mountain)
  2. Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio (Music: Catch The Rainbow)
  3. Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio (Music: Still I'm Sad)
  4. Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio (Music: Sixteenth Century Greensleeves)
    - Contains recordings from tour rehearsals recorded in May 1976 on CD 1 and CD 2.
    - (*) Taken from promotion film from 1976
    - CD 3 contains material from Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow radio special
  • Super Sonic SS 200013
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Walk On The Rainbow
CD 1:
  1. Kill The King
  2. Mistreated
  3. 16th Century Greensleeves
  4. Catch The Rainbow
CD 2:
  1. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
  2. Lazy
  3. Man On The Silver Mountain
  4. Blues
  5. Starstruck
  6. Man On The Silver Mountain
  7. Keyboard Solo
  8. Still I'm Sad
  9. Keyboard Solo
  10. Drum Solo
  11. 1812 Overture
  12. Still I'm Sad
  13. Over The Rainbow
    Recorded live at Koseinenkin Kaikan, Osaka, Japan on January 20th, 1978.
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War Of Nerves In 1976
  1. Rainbow Overture
  2. Kill The King
  3. Mistreated
  4. Blues
  5. Man On The Silver Mountain
  6. 16th Century Greensleeves
  7. Catch The Rainbow
  8. Keyboard Solo
  9. Stargazer
  10. Still I'm Sad
  11. Drum Solo - 1812 Overture
  12. Still I'm Sad
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