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Ozzy / Randy Rhoads Bootleg Encyclopedia

Shows include sound clips and are rated on quality from A to F. 'A' being the best commercial quality, 'F' being well...an F. If any information here is found to be inaccurate,or you have a difference of opinion, feel free to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . These are the known live recordings of Randy Rhoads during his time with Ozzy Osbourne that have not been commercially released. 

1980 United Kingdom Blizzard of Ozz Tour

9.12.80 - Apollo Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland
Overall rating = B-
Sound Clip = Children of the Grave solo Clip
Set List :
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Suicide Solution
8) Iron Man
9) Children of the Grave
10) Steal Away (The Night)
11) Paranoid

Comments - Its always interesting to hear Randy really going off on these UK Blizzard tour shows. You can tell he was eager and ready to show the world what he was made of and it is very prominent during this performance. The "Children of the Grave" solo is a good example of this. ( there is some speculation on whether or not this is a mislabel of 10/17/80)

9.20.80 - Hammersmith Odeon, London, England
Overall rating = C
Sound Clip = Suicide Solution solo spot
Set List:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8) Revelation (Mother Earth)
9) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Steal Away (The Night)
12) Paranoid

Comments - The suicide solution solo spot on this show really stands out because Randy uses a lot of familar parts from his Laughing Gas solo. Even more so than on the Tribute album.

9.23.80 - Apollo Theatre, Manchester, England
Overall rating = C +
Sound Clip = Crazy Train
Set List:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at Me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
9 ) Iron Man
10 ) Children of the Grave
11) Steal Away the Night
12) Paranoid

Comments - Randy has an amazing heavy guitar tone this night. His guitar fills are also out of this world.

10.10.80 - Odeon, Tauton, England
Overall Rating = C -
Sound Clip = Suicide Solution/Solo
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at Me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
9 ) Iron Man
10 ) Children of the Grave
11) Steal Away the Night
12) Paranoid

Comments - Not the greatest sound quality wise, but again Randy pulls out some old 'Laughing Gas' tricks for his suicide solution solo.

10.22.80 - Odeon, Chelmsford, England
Overall rating = B +
Sound Clip = You Lookin' At Me Clip
Set List:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8) Iron Man
9) Children of the Grave
10) Steal Away (The Night)
11) Paranoid

Comments - one of the best, if not the best sounding UK Blizzard shows as far as quality goes.

10.23.80 - Gaumont Hall, Ipswich, England
Overall Rating = D +
Sound Clip = Paranoid Solo
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at Me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
9 ) Iron Man
10 ) Children of the Grave
11) Steal Away the Night
12) Paranoid

Comments : Poor in sound quality. Indeed it is still Randy shredding none the less of course.

10.26.80 - Hammersmith Odeon, London, England
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = Crazy Train
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at Me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
9 ) Iron Man
10 ) Children of the Grave
11) Steal Away the Night
12) Paranoid

Comments : You can tell the guy recording this one deffinately had the micro recorder shoved deeply in his pocket. Very muddy in sound quality.

10.28.80 - Mayfair Theatre, Sunderland, England
Overall Rating = C-
Sound Clip = I Don't Know
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at Me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Suicide Solution
8 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
9 ) Iron Man
10 ) Children of the Grave
11) Steal Away the Night
12) Paranoid

Comments : This recording fluctuates in quality drastically. It starts out very muddy and the tape even begins to make 'warbling' noises while shifting in tone. Then Towards "No Bone Movies" it cleans up majorly only to fluctuate a few more times. An interesting listen none the less.

10.31.80 - Dome Theatre, Brighton, England
Overall Rating = C
Sound Clip = Goodbye to Romance
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) You Lookin' at Me
3) Crazy Train
4) Goodbye to Romance
5) No Bone Movies
6) Mr. Crowley
7) Revelation (Mother Earth)
8 ) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10 ) Children of the Grave

Comments : Another one of those fluctuating shows. It does have a few high points towards the beginning when the sound peaks out to sound pretty good for a while.

 

1981 North American Blizzard of Ozz tour

1981 North American Blizzard of Ozz tour

4.22.81 - Towson Center, Towson, MD
Overall Rating = C
Sound Clip = Flyin' High Again
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11 ) Children of the Grave
12) Paranoid

Comments : The set list has changed a little from the UK leg of the tour. They dropped "You Lookin' at Me," and added in a few fresh Diary tracks. Mediocre sound quality.

4.25.81 - Tower Theater, Philadelphia, PA
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = Believer
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11 ) Children of the Grave
12) Paranoid

Comments : Very muddy in sound quality.

4.26.81 - Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, PA
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = No Bone Movies
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11 ) Children of the Grave
12) Paranoid

Comments : Very muddy in sound quality.

4.29.81 - Auditorium Theater, Rochester, NY
Overall Rating = B-
Sound Clip = Mr. Crowley Solo
Setlist:
*) Radio Ad
*) Radio interview
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11 ) Children of the Grave
12) Paranoid

Comments : Varying in sound quality, but over all not too bad. An interesting listen, especially if your copy has the Radio ad and interview.


5.2.81 - Palladium Theater, New York, NY ~ first set
Overall Rating = B
Sound Clip = No Bone Movies Solo
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11 ) Paranoid

Comments : Farily decent sound quality. Randy is really tearin' it up this show.

5.2.81 - Palladium Theater, New York, NY ~ second set
Overall Rating = B
Sound Clip = Suicide Solution Solo
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11) Children of the Grave
12) Paranoid

Comments : Farily decent sound quality. Randy is really tearin' it up this show.

5.4.81 - Civic Center, Springfield, MA
Overall Rating = C
Sound Clip = Suicide Solution Solo
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Randy does some really strange work with the delay pedal during his spot light solo.

5.6.81 - Shea's Buffalo Theater, Buffalo, NY
Overall Rating = C -
Sound Clip = Steal Away (the night)
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) No Bone Movies
9) Suicide Solution
10 ) Iron Man
11) Children of the Grave
12) Paranoid

Comments : Mediocre sound quality

5.11.81 - Music Hall, Cleveland, OH
Overall Rating = A
Sound Clip = Crazy Train
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : This show should sound fairly familiar. Its the unedited tracks used on the majority of the "Tribute" album. For the best sounding quality recording of this, check it out if you haven't already.


5.20.81 - Riverside, Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = Paranoid
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Sound quality is lacking in this one, to say the least. Its not choppy or garbled, but it is very muddy.

6.23.81 - El Paso, TX
Overall Rating = C-
Sound Clip = Revelation (Mother Earth)
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Not too bad of a recording, not too good of one either.

6.27.81 - Arena, Long Beach, CA
Overall Rating = B-
Sound Clip = Flyin' High Again
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8 ) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Fairly decent in sound quality, sounds like its a little sluggish though.

6.28.81 - Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium (ASU), Tempe, AZ
Overall Rating = C-
Sound Clip = I Don't Know
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
6 ) Steal Away (The Night)
7 ) Suicide Solution
8 ) Children of the Grave
9 ) Paranoid

Comments : Fairly decent in sound quality, sounds like its a little sluggish though.

7.4.81 - Day on the Green, Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA
Overall Rating = B-
Sound Clip = I Don't Know
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5 ) Steal Away (The Night)
6 ) Suicide Solution
7 ) Paranoid
8) Iron Man
9 ) Children of the Grave

Comments : Excellent sounding show.

7.24.81 - London Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada
Overall Rating = B-
Sound Clip = Paranoid
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (the night)
8) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Excellent sounding show. Even cooler if you have the radio interview to go with it.


7.27.81 - Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario
Overall Rating = B
Sound Clip = Paranoid
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6 ) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (the night)
8) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Randy does an interesting lick in his spot light solo here. Sound quality is pretty good.


7.28.81 - St. Dennis Theatre, Montreal, Quebec
Overall Rating = B+
Sound Clip = Crazy Train
Setlist:
1) Flyin' High Again
2) I Don't Know
3) Crazy Train
4) Believer
5) Mr. Crowley
6) Suicide Solution
7) Revelation (Mother Earth)
8) Steal Away The Night
9 ) Paranoid

Comments : Amazing quality show. Same spotlight solo used to splice in on the 'Tribute' album. Also, Randy does my favorite Crazy Train fill...see audio clip. Show does sound a tad sluggish.


8.1.81 ~ PortVale F.C., UK
Overall Rating = C
Sound Clip = Mr. Crowley
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : The sound quality does sound rough in the beginning, but it evens out.

8.4.81 - Civic Center, Glens Falls, NY
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = Suicide Solution
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Poor Sound quality, really quiet too.

8.7.81 - Ocean State Theater, Providence, RI
Overall Rating = B-
Sound Clip = Believer
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution
9 ) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Decent sounding show.

8.8.81 - South Fallsburg, NY
coming soon...

8.14.81 - Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = Mr. Crowley
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution

Comments : My show only goes up to 8 songs, anyone else have a better copy? Better sound quality perhaps?

8.16.81 - Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
Overall Rating = C+
Sound Clip = Children of the Grave
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution
9) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave

Comments : Randy has a really cool tone on his guitar this nite. Good sound quality too.

8.22.81 - Poplar Creek, Hoffman Estates, IL
Overall Rating = C-
Sound Clip = Steal Away (The Night)
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution
9) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Mediocre sound quality. Borderline poor.

8.31.81 - Pine Knob Music Theater, Clarkston, MI
Overall Rating = D
Sound Clip = I Don't Know
Setlist:
1) I Don't Know
2) Crazy Train
3) Believer
4) Mr. Crowley
5) Flyin' High Again
6) Revelation (Mother Earth)
7) Steal Away (The Night)
8) Suicide Solution
9) Iron Man
10) Children of the Grave
11) Paranoid

Comments : Poor sound quality

 

1981 European Diary of a Madman tour

11.9.81 - Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany
Overall Rating: B-
Sound Clip: Over the Mountain
Set list:
1)I don't know
2)Crazy Train
3)Over the Mountain
4)Mr. Crowley
5)Believer
6)Revelation (Mother Earth)
7)Flying High Again
8)Paranoid.

Comments: The first Diary show boot, interesting to hear Ozzy completely ruin the lyrics to Over the Mountain. See clip. Count the number of times he says 'Mind on a carpet' if you have the entire song.

11.30.81 - Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales
Overall Rating: B+
Sound Clip: Over the Mountain
Set list:
1)Flying High Again
2)Believer
3)Crazy Train
4)Mr. Crowley
5)I don't know
6)Revelation (Mother Earth)
7)Suicide Solution guitar/drum solos
8)Paranoid
9)Steal Away (the Night)

Comments : Excellent sounding show.

 

1981- 82 North American Diary of a Madman tour

12.31.81 - Forum, Los Angeles, CA
Overall Rating: C
Sound Clip: Band Jam Solo
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)No Bone Movies
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : First chance to hear the band jam solo.

1.7.82 - Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, NM
Overall Rating: C
Sound Clip: Crazy Train
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)No Bone Movies
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : Not the best sounding quality of the Diary shows...

1.15.82 - Met Center, Minneapolis, MN
Overall Rating: B
Sound Clip: Band Jam
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)No Bone Movies
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : A lot of poor copies out there. If you can get your hands on a good one, its a show worth having for sure!

1.22.82 - Mecca Auditorium, Milwaukee, WI
Overall Rating: A-
Sound Clip: Band Jam
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)No Bone Movies
11)Flyin' high again

Comments : Amazing quality, near commercial!!! Missing the sabbath numbers on my copy though.

1.24.82 - Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, IL
Overall Rating: B+
Sound Clip: Paranoid
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)Believer
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : Another great sounding show!!

1.31.82 - Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, OH
Overall Rating: C
Sound Clip: Band Jam Solo
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)Believer
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : Another great sounding show!!

2.8.82 - Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI
Overall Rating: C-
Sound Clip: Children of the Grave
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)Believer
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : Mediocre sound quality

2.9.82 - Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI
Overall Rating: B-
Sound Clip: Crazy Train
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)No Bone Movies
10 )I Don't Know
11)Believer
12)Flyin' high again
13)Iron Man
14)Children of the Grave
15)Paranoid

Comments : One of the better sounding shows, for sure. Not quiet sure if or where No Bone Movies fits in on this one though.

2.23.82 - County Coliseum, El Paso, TX
Overall Rating: C
Sound Clip: I Don't Know
Set list:
1)Over The Mountain
2)Mr. Crowley
3)Crazy Train
4)Revelation (Mother Earth)
5)Steal Away (The night)
6)Suicide Solution
7 Band Jam Guitar~Drum solos
8)Goodbye to Romance
9)I Don't Know
10)Believer
11)Flyin' high again
12)Iron Man
13)Children of the Grave
14)Paranoid

Comments : Mediocre sound quality

 

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