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Worth Leaving Home For, Le Grand Tour

America & Canada 1981/82




Tour book



Music paper ad with tour dates


 

 
 
 

Tour shirt




The band:

 
 

Jay Davis, bass / Jimmy Zavala, harmonica & saxophone / Tony Brock, drums


 
 

Kevin Savigar, keyboards / Robin LeMesurier, guitar / Jim Cregan, guitar



Wally Stocker, guitar



 
 

 

Caught in the act 1981/82.


“Worth Leaving Home For...” took Rod and the band across North America and Canada. It started in Greensboro, NC in November ’81 and ended in the spring of ’82. 26 songs were played on this tour.


Concert dates 1981/82


81-11-11 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, SC, USA

Opening night of the tour.
No set list details available


 
 

On stage in Greensboro, NC on opening night of the 1981/82 tour.



81-11-12 Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, SC, USA
No set list details available


81-11-15 Louisiana Centroplex, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
No set list details available


81-11-16 Alabama Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, AL, USA
No set list details available


81-11-18 Bay Front Center, St. Petersburg, FL, USA
No set list details available



81-11-19 Sportatorium, Miami, FL, USA
No set list details available


81-11-21 Memorial Coliseum, Jacksonville, FL, USA
No set list details available


81-11-22 The Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA
No set list details available

 


81-11-23 Municipal Arena, Nashville, TN, USA
(fractures his big toe at this concert)
No set list details available


81-11-25 Capital Centre, Largo, MD, USA

No set list details available



81-11-26 Madison Square Garden, NY, USA

The Stripper/Gi' Me Wings/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Hot Legs/You Wear It Well/Passion/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/She Won't Dance With Me-Little Queenie/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Just Wanna Make Love To You/Young Turks/Just Like A Woman/If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right/Tora, Tora, Tora (Out With The Boys/(I Know) I'm Losing You/Maggie May/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/I Was Only Joking/Tear It Up/Stay With Me

First known live performance of Young Turks, Tora, Tora, Tora (Out With The Boys), Tear It Up and Just Like A Woman. First known inclusion of Little Queenie in She Won’t Dance With Me

Audience recording



81-11-27 Madison Square Garden, NY, USA
No set list details available




At the Carlyle Hotel in New York City after one of the MSG shows.


81-11-30 McNicholls Arena, Denver, CO, USA

No set list details available


81-12-02 Northlands Coliseum,  Edmonton, BC, Canada
No set list details available


81-12-06 Coliseum, BC Vancouver, Canada
No set list details available


81-12-07 Coliseum, BC Vancouver, Canada
No set list details available


81-12-09 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA, USA
No set list details available

 
 

Cow Palace, San Francisco, December 9th, 1981.


81-12-10 Cow Palace, San Francisco, CA, USA
No set list details available


81-12-13 Sports Arena, San Diego, CA, USA
No set list details available



81-12-14 Los Angeles Forum, CA, USA
No set list details available

 


81-12-15 Los Angeles Forum, CA, USA
No set list details available


81-12-18 Los Angeles Forum, CA, USA
No set list details available


81-12-19 Los Angeles Forum, CA, USA

Gi' Me Wings/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Tear It Up/Passion//Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright) with Kim Carnes/She Won't Dance With Me-Little Queenie/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/Rock My Plimsoul/Get Back with Tina Turner/Hot Legs with Tina Turner/Young Turks/(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right/Tora Tora Tora (Out With The Boys)/(I Know) I’m Losing You/Gasoline Alley/Maggie May/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/You Wear It Well/The Wild Side Of Life

First known live performance of Rock My Plimsoul with the solo band.

Two soundboard sources exist. One from the tv broadcast and one from from a radio broadcast.




82-01-11 Dane County Coliseum, Madison, WI, USA
No set list details available


82-01-12 The Horizon, Chicago, IL, USA
No set list details available


82-01-14 Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX, USA
No set list details available


82-01-15 Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX, USA
No set list details available



Radio station Q102 badge.


82-01-17 The Summit, Houston, TX, USA
No set list details available



82-01-20 Richfield Arena, Cleveland, OH, USA
No set list details available


82-01-22 Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY, USA
No set list details available



82-01-24 Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI, USA

The Stripper/Gi' Me Wings/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Hot Legs/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/Passion/She Won't Dance With Me-Little Queenie/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/Rock My Plimsoul/Young Turks/If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right/You Wear It Well/Tonight I’m Yours/(I Know) I'm Losing You/Gasoline Alley/Maggie May/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/I Was Only Joking/Tear It Up/Stay With Me/Young Turks reprise

First known live performance of Tonight I’m Yours

Audience recording


82-01-26 Civic Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
No set list details available


82-01-28 Riverfront Coliseum, Cincinnati, OH, USA
No set list details available


82-01-30 Kemper Arena, Kansas City, MO, USA
No set list details available



82-01-31 Checkerdome, St. Louis, MO, USAM

No set list details available


82-02-01 Market Square Arena, Indianapolis, IN, USA
No set list details available


82-02-03 Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA
No set list details available


82-02-05 Civic Center, Providence, RI, USA
No set list details available


82-02-06 The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA
No set list details available


82-02-08 Brendan Byrne Arena, Meadowlands, NJ, USA
No set list details available



82-02-09 Civic Center, Hartford, CT, USA
No set list details available



82-02-11 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada
No set list details available



82-02-14 The Forum, Montréal, Canada
No set list details available


82-02-15 The Forum, Montréal, Canada

No set list details available


82-03-01 US Airways Arena, Largo, Landover, MD, United States

No set list details available


82-03-02 Reynolds Coliseum, Raleigh, NC, USA

No set list details available




82-03-?? Knoxville Coliseum, Knoxville, TN

No set list details available




82-03-23 Sports Arena, San Diego, CA, USA

The Stripper/Tonight I’m Yours/Sweet Little Rock N Roller/Hot Legs/Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)/Passion/She Won't Dance With Me/Little Queenie/You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim)/I Just Wanna Make Love To You/How Long/Young Turks/Young Turks/If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don't Want To Be Right/You Wear It Well/(I Know) I'm Losing You/Gasoline Alley/Maggie May/Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?/I Was Only Joking/Tear It Up/Stay With Me May

First known live performance of How Long

Audience recording



82-04-05 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME

No set list details available