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Blondes (Have More Fun) Tour

Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand & Japan 1978/79




Tour book



“World Tour 1978/9” pin badge



Backstage pass


 
 

Tour shirts



Tour shirt. Thanks to Martin Vergay for the pic.



Tour scarf

 

 




The band:

 
 
 

Jim Cregan, guitar / Gary Grainger, guitar / Billy Peek, guitar / Phil Chen, bass

 
 

Kevin Savigar, keyboards / Carmine Appice, drums / Phil Kenzie, saxophone




 
 
 

Caught in the act 1978/79.


Article from Sounds Magazine (Nov. 4, 1978) on the upcoming UK tour and album


The tour started in Paris, France on 21. November, 1978 and ended in June, 1979 with six sold out shows at The Forum in Los Angeles, California, USA. 22 songs  were played on the tour.


 


Concert dates 1978/79


78-11-20 Le Pavillion, Paris, France

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Twistin’ The Night Away

Opening night of the tour. First known live performance of Born Loose.

Incomplete audience recording



78-11-21 Vorst, Forest National, Brussels, Belgium

No set list details available


Brussels 21. November, 1978.


78-11-22 Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands

No set list details available


78-11-24 Scandinavium, Göteborg, Sweden

No set list details available


78-11-25 Icestadium, Stockholm, Sweden

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away

First known live performance of Blondes (Have More Fun) & Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

Audience recording


78-11-27 Ekeberg Idrettshall, Oslo, Norway

No set list details available

78-11-28 Falkonersalen Copenhagen, Denmark

No set list details available


78-12-02 King’s Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, UK

No set list details available


78-12-03 King’s Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/You Wear It Well

Audience recording


78-12-05 King’s Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/You Wear It Well/Twistin’ The Night Away

First known live performance of (If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right

Soundboard recording


78-12-06 King’s Hall, Belle Vue, Manchester, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

First known live performance of Standing In The Shadows Of Love.

Soundboard recording


78-12-08 Granby Hall, Leicester, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

Audience recording


78-12-09 Granby Hall, Leicester, UK

No set list details available



78-12-11 Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

No set list details available



78-12-12 Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

No set list details available


78-12-13 Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK

No set list details available



78-12-16 NEC, Birmingham, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

Audience recording


78-12-17 NEC, Birmingham, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

Audience recording


78-12-21 Grand Hall, Olympia, London, UK

Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadows Of Love/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

Soundboard recording


 

78-12-22 Grand Hall, Olympia, London, UK

Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadows Of Love/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy reprise

Soundboard recording



78-12-23 Grand Hall, Olympia, London, UK

Intro/The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadows Of Love/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? reprise

Soundboard recording


78-12-28 Grand Hall, Olympia, London, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

Audience recording


78-12-29 Grand Hall, Olympia, London, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing

Audience recording



78-12-30 Grand Hall, Olympia, London, UK

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Killing Of Georgie/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/You Wear It Well

Audience recording



79-01-31 Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

No set list details available

 

The stage is being set up on the Australian leg of the tour in early ’79.


79-02-01 Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

No set list details available


79-02-02 Entertainment Centre, Perth, Australia

No set list details available


79-02-05 Adelaide, Australia

No set list details available


79-02-09 VFL Park, Melbourne, Australia

No set list details available


79-02-12 Sydney Showground, Sydney, Australia

No specific set list details available


79-02-13 Sydney Showground, Sydney, Australia

No specific set list details available


Soundboard recording featuring songs from both nights in Sydney: Hot Legs/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/The First Cut Is The Deepest/Maggie May/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

 
79-02-16 Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia
No set list details available


79-02-17 Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia
No set list details available


79-02-18 Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia
No set list details available


79-02-23 Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand
No set list details available


79-02-27 QEII Park, Christchurch, New Zealand

No set list details available


79-03-06 Tokyo, Japan
No set list details available


79-02-07 Tokyo, Japan
No set list details available



“Welcome to Japan” poster, Spring ’79. Pic courtesy of takarod, Japan.


79-02-08 Fukuoka, Japan
No set list details available


79-02-10 Nagoya, Japan
No set list details available


79-03-11 Castle Hall, Osaka, Japan

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away

Audience recording


79-03-12 Castle Hall, Osaka, Japan

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing/Twistin’ The Night Away/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy? reprise

Audience recording


79-03-14 Tokyo, Japan
No set list details available


79-03-15 Tokyo, Japan

No set list details available


79-03-16 Budokan, Tokyo, Japan

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Sailing

Audience recording


Soundboard recording featuring these songs: Hot Legs/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Don’t Want To Talk About It/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Sailing


79-03-18 Blaisdell Arena, Honolulu, HI, USA

No set list details available


79-03-19 Blaisdell Arena, Honolulu, HI, USA
No set list details available


79-03-20 Blaisdell Arena, Honolulu, HI, USA

No set list details available


79-04-12 Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

No set list details available


79-04-14 Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada
No set list details available


79-04-15 Coliseum, Vancouver, Canada
No set list details available


79-04-17 Mc Nichols Arena, Denver, CO, USA
No set list details available




79-04-19 Hemisphere Arena, San Antonio, TX, USA
No set list details available


79-04-21 The Summit, Houston, TX, USA

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/I Just Want To Make Love To You/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Layla/Standing The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Twistin’ The Night Away

First known live performances of Layla & I Just Want To Make Love To You.

Audience recording



79-04-22 The Summit, Houston, TX, USA
No set list details available


79-04-24 Jefferson Civic Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
No set list details available


79-04-25 The Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA
No set list details available



79-04-27 Freedom Hall, Lousville, KY, USA
No set list details available


79-04-28 Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, IN, USA
No set list details available


79-04-29 Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, OH, USA

No set list details available


79-05-01 Uptown Theater, Chicago, IL, USA

No set list details available


79-05-02 Uptown Theater, Chicago, IL, USA
No set list details available


79-05-03 Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, OH, USA
No set list details available



79-05-05 Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, OH, USA
No set list details available

 
 

At one of the Cleveland shows at the Richfield Coliseum.


79-05-06 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Canada
No set list details available


79-05-07 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario Canada

No set list details available


79-05-09 The Forum, Montreal, Canada

Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/(If Loving You Is Wrong)I Don’t Wan’t To Be Right/I Just Want To Make Love To You/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Standing In The Shadow Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Twistin’ The Night Away/Amazing Grace/Da Ya Think Im Sexy(reprise)

First known live performance of Amazing Grace on this tour.

Audience recording

79-05-11 Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI, USA

No set list details available

79-05-12 Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI, USA

Intro/The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/(If Loving You Is Wrong)I Don’t Wan’t To Be Right/I Just Want To Make Love To You/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Layla/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Twistin’ The Night Away/Da Ya Think Im Sexy(reprise)/Stay With Me

Audience recording


79-05-13 Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI, USA
No set list details available


79-05-29 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

No set list details available


79-05-30 Capitol Center, Largo,Landover, MD, USA

No set list details available



79-06-01 Civic Centre, Providence, RI, USA

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/Get Back/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/I Just Want To Make Love To You/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/Maggie May/Ain’t Love A Bitch/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Layla/Standing The Shadows Of Love/Sweet Little Rock N Roller

A snippet of Ain’t Love A Bitch is played during Maggie May for the first and only time.

Audience recording


79-06-02 Noston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA

No set list details available


79-06-04 The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA
No set list details available


79-06-05 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden, USA
No set list details available


79-06-07 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden, USA
No set list details available


79-06-08 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden, USA
No set list details available



79-06-09 New York, NY, Madison Square Garden, USA
No set list details available



MSG in NYC, June, 1979


79-06-11 Kemper Arena, Kansas City, MO, USA
No set list details available


79-06-15 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA, USA

No set list details available


79-06-16 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA, USA

Hot Legs/Born Loose/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/The Wild Side Of Life/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/I Just Want To Make Love To You/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?

Incomplete audience recording

79-06-17 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA, USA
No set list details available


79-06-19 Sports Arena, San Diego, CA, USA

No set list details available


21 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
No set list details available


22 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
No set list details available


24 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
No set list details available


25 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
No set list details available

 


26 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
No set list details available


28 The Forum, Los Angeles, CA, USA

No set list details available


Soundboard recording from the official video release featuring these songs from the six shows at The Forum:

The Stripper/Hot Legs/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/I Just Want To Make Love To You/Blondes (Have More Fun)/Maggie May/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right/The Wild Side Of Life/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Stay With Me/Twistin’ The Night Away



“Sold out” ad placed by Rod’s management in Rolling Stone magazine 12. July, 1979.