|Oakland Live 1984|
|unofficial live album|
|Venue||Oakland Coliseum, Oakland,|
|Recorded||12, 13, 15 April 1984|
|Label||Rock Solid Records|
|Format||2 x 12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)|
About the album Edit
This was The Sing Blue Silver Tour and the band performed at the venue on 12, 13 and 15 of April. Footage from these shows were used in Arena (An Absurd Notion) and the TV special As The Lights Go Down.
The album includes "Save A Prayer" which Simon Le Bon dedicated to singer Marvin Gaye, who died a few days earlier. Marvin Gaye was fatally shot by his father on 1st April, the eve of Marvin's 45th birthday.
Oakland Live 1984 was released in a plain white sleeve containing a black printed title insert. There is also another sleeve version printed on both sides in black ink (Oakland Live), which originated from Japan.
Track listing Edit
Duran Duran are:
- Simon Le Bon - vocals
- John Taylor - bass guitar
- Andy Taylor - guitar
- Nick Rhodes - keyboards
- Roger Taylor - drums
- Andy Hamilton - saxophone
- Raphael Dejesus - percussion
- B.J. Nelson - backing vocals
- Charmaine Burch - backing vocals
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