Source: Audience recording of the first Budokan Tokyo performance, 01 April 1977
Side 1: Mama Weer All Crazee Now (Slade) / Introduction – Detroit Rock City / Take Me / Let Me Go R & R / Ladies Room / Firehouse / Makin’ Love / I Want You / Cold Gin
Side 2: Do You Love Me? / Nothin’ To Lose / God Of Thunder / Rock ‘n’ Roll All Nite / Shout It Out Loud / Beth / Black Diamond
HOTWACKS quality rating: “Vgs”
What made the bootleggers include the Slade song? Was this played over the PA or is this just the original single/album track? What is the message – apart from using the title for this bootleg?
Kiss played four shows at the Budokan as part of their first Japan Tour, one each on April 1st and 4th and two on April 2nd. At least three of these were recorded by Mr. Peach and released on the Tarantura label. It appears that both of the shows on the 2nd were filmed for the Young Music Show / HBO edited 50 minute special, which the band has since released as part of their KISSOLOGY series.
This makes this bootlegs still quite desirable – unless a Mr. Peach recording is released (no less than five of the tour’s performances have already been released and it has to be assumed that he wet all out as usual and recorded every single concert).
1st of April ticket stub, confirming the date quoted on the back cover
Vicky Vinyl copied this title as part of her Dragonfly label by removing the Slade track, spreading the songs over three LP sides and filling the remaining fourth with six songs recorded at the L.A. Forum on 27 August 1977: