The “inspiration”, his official 1983 single (first released in September of 1982):


This explains, why Greg Lake’s name is not mentioned on the front, despite him playing a central role in 1/3 of this triple set – the bootlegger simply was not willing to deviate from this cover concept.


As this is practically identical in appearance to the XL releases, I feel it’s reasonable to assume that ‘Shiro’ was behind the ETS series as well.


Japan: 1983

Source for disc one: Incomplete KBFH recording of Greg Lake from the Hammersmith Odeon, London on 5th November 1981 (another source states the date was actually October 30th and an add showing that date exists), with Gary Moore on guitar; Excellent stereo. This saw a first official release in 1995 on CD and was just re-released on CD and vinyl in 2015.

2508 A: Fanfare / Karn Evil No.9 / Nuclear Attack / The Lie / Retribution Drive     
2508 B: Lucky Man / Love You Too Much / 21st Century Schizoid Man / In The Court Of The Crimson King

Source for discs two & three: Audience recording from the Marquee Club, London on 26th August 1982 (w. Ian Paice on drums); Very good stereo rating.

2509 A: Intro – Majestuso E Virtouso / End Of The World / Rockin’ Every Night / Wishing Well / Coldhearted     
2509 B: Nuclear Attack / I Can’t Wait Until Tomorrow
2510 A: Dallas Warhead / Don’t Take Me For A Loser / White Knuckles
2510 B: Rockin’ & Rollin’ / Parisienne Walkways / Back On The Streets

‘Rockin’ Every Night’, ‘Back On The Streets’ and ‘ Parisienne Walkways’ from the Marquee performance were officially released in the UK on a free EP, included with his album Corridors Of Power (official release date: 08 October ’82).

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