DIRE STRAITS SILVER PRESSED BOOTLEG CD'S


Communiqué European tour 1979

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Title Europe 1979
Source Philipshalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, 13 February 1979
Format 1CD
Label Post Script
Cat. no. PSCD 1177
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1992. Picture disc
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Europe 1979

 

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Title Sultans of swing - live in Germany
Source Studio-L. Cologne, Germany, 16th February 1979
Format 2CD
Label Immortal
Cat. no. IMA 104225
Comments Made in Europe, released in 2012. Digipack. Remarkable to see that this 2CD is sold on the internet by various official companies while it really is a bootleg, no official release at all!
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Sultans of swing - live in Germany

 

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Title Rockpalast 79
Source Studio-L. Cologne, Germany, 16th February 1979
Format 1CD
Label Superfly
Cat. no. SF 009
Comments Picture disc
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Rockpalast 79

 

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Title Rockpalast
Source Studio-L. Cologne, Germany, 16th February 1979
Format 1CD
Label Diamond Disc
Cat. no. AA0001000
Comments Made in Brazil. Digipack, picture disc
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Rockpalast

 

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Title Sultans of swing - live in Germany
Source Studio-L. Cologne, Germany, 16th February 1979
Format 1CD
Label Novodisc Mídia Digital Da Amazônia Ltda
Cat. no. BCD 0006
Comments Made in Brazil, released in 2013. Picture disc. This bootleg looks about the same as the one below, but has a different cat. number and different CD-print. CD is housed in a transparant CD-tray.
Part of bootleg-menu No, see instead: Sultans of swing - live in Germany

 

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Title Sultans of swing - live in Germany
Source Studio-L. Cologne, Germany, 16th February 1979
Format 1CD
Label Novodisc Mídia Digital Da Amazônia Ltda
Cat. no. BCU 049
Comments Made in Brazil, released in 2013. This bootleg looks about the same as the one above, but has a different cat. number and different CD-print. CD is housed in a black CD-tray.
Part of bootleg-menu No, see instead: Sultans of swing - live in Germany

 

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Title Sultans of swing - live in Germany
Source Studio-L. Cologne, Germany, 16th February 1979
Format 1CD
Label Novodisc Mídia Digital Da Amazônia Ltda
Cat. no. ACT5035
Comments Made in Brazil
Part of bootleg-menu No, see instead: Sultans of swing - live in Germany

 

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Title Sultans of swing
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Great Dane Records
Cat. no. GDR CD 9002
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1990
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Sultans of swing

 

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Title Live in Philadelphia 1979
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 1CD
Label SRS Records
Cat. no.  
Comments Made in Russia. Bootleg comes with a booklet
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Live in Philadelphia 1979

 

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Title Live and alive
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Imtrat
Cat. no. imt 900.003
Comments Made in Germany, released in 1990. My first bootleg CD, bought in official (!) music store. This release is a misprint: the print on the disc is black and the track listing on CD is completely wrong
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Live & alive

 

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Title Live and alive
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Imtrat
Cat. no. imt 900.003
Comments Made in Germany, released in 1990. This release is a misprint: the print on the disc is pinkish-red, and the track listing on CD is completely wrong
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Live & alive

 

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Title Live and alive
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Imtrat
Cat. no. imt 900.003
Comments Made in Germany, released in 1992. This release has the CD-print with the correct order of the songs. See other two versions with misprints on the CD.
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Live & alive

 

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Title Live USA
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Imtrat
Cat. no. imt 900.003
Comments Made in Germany, released in 1990. Same master as 'Live and alive' (Imtrat imt 900.003) with slightly different CD-print.
Part of bootleg-menu No, see instead: Live & alive

 

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Title Live USA
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Format 2CD
Label Imtrat
Cat. no. imt 920.020
Comments Made in Germany, released in 1990. CD2 also available as 1CD 'Live and alive' (Imtrat imt 900.003). Same CD-print as the version with pink front cover.
Part of bootleg-menu No, see instead: Live & alive

 

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Title Live in the 80's
Source Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, USA, 6th March 1979
Orpheum, Boston, USA, 8th September 1979
Format 1CD
Label Minotauro
Cat. no. LTD 22
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1993. Ultra rare bootleg. Limited to just 100 copies and numbered (no.091). The CD is housed in a pretty heavy metal box (about 380 grams!) with cardboard sleeve. See more pictures here. It's the original CD1 of the 2CD 'First Complete Live Project' (Never End 7.22), but the printing on the CD is covered with a sticker.
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Live in the 80's

 

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Title On the road to Philadelphia
Source Old Waldorf, San Francisco, USA, 31st March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Seagull
Cat. no. CD 007
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1989. Slightly different back cover compared to the other edition below and also different CD-print and CD-colour. To my knowledge, this 1989 edition is the very first Dire Straits bootleg released on CD-format.
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: On the road to Philadelphia

 

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Title On the road to Philadelphia
Source Old Waldorf, San Francisco, USA, 31st March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Seagull
Cat. no. CD 007
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1990. Slightly different back cover compared to the other edition above and also different CD-print and CD-colour.
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: On the road to Philadelphia

 

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Title San Francisco 1979
Source Old Waldorf, San Francisco, USA, 31st March 1979
Format 1CD
Label Digital Legends
Cat. no. DL 6779
Comments Released in 2018. Picture disc
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: San Francisco 1979

 

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Title Boston 1979
Source Orpheum, Boston, USA, 8th September 1979
Format 1CD
Label Golden Stars
Cat. no. GSCD 1306
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1994
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Boston 1979

 

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Title A shiver in the dark - Live 1979
Source Palladium, New York, USA
Format 2CD
Label Eat a peach
Cat. no. EAT 54/55
Comments Made in Europe, released in 2015. Carton package, very nice picture CD sleeves
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: A shiver in the dark - Live 1979

 

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Title Rockfile 79
Source Pink Pop festival, Geleen, Holland, 4th June 1979
Loreley festival, Germany, 23rd June 1979
BBC studios, London, UK, 1979
BBC Revolver Show, London, UK, 1979
Format 1CD
Label Men At Work
Cat. no. WORK 5545-2
Comments Made in Italy, released in 1992. Picture disc
Part of bootleg-menu Yes: Rockfile '79

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