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1985.07.04 - Madame Wong's East, Los Angeles, USA

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1985.07.04 - Madame Wong's East, Los Angeles, USA

Post by Soulmonster on Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:45 am


July 4, 1985 - Madame Wong's East, Los Angeles, USA
Date:
July 4, 1985.

Venue:
Madame Wong's East.

Location:
Los Angeles, USA.

Setlist:
01. Reckless Life
02. Shadow of Your Love
03. Jumpin' Jack Flash
04. Think About You
05. Move to the City
06. Don't Cry
07. Nice Boys
08. Back Off Bitch
09. Mama Kin,
10. Anything Goes
11. Heartbreak Hotel.

Line-up:
Axl Rose (vocals)
Izzy Stradlin (rhythm guitarist)
Slash (lead guitarist)
Duff McKagan (bass)
Steven Adler (drums).

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Quotes:
The next show was on the Fourth of July at Madame Wong's East, a restaurant in Chinatown that hosted a lot of punk-rock shows at night. Guns played second on a four-band bill that night. Only three people showed up for our set, including Kat [Duff's girlfriend] and West [Arkeen].

The gig at Madame Wong's was like many of our first shows in that we were booked alongside unk bands. Early in our career we played shows with Social Distortion, the Dickies, and Fear. I guess at first we must have been perceived as that - punk
[Duff's autobiography, "It's So Easy", 2011, p. 87-88].

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Next concert: 1985.07.20.
Previous concert: 1985.06.28.
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Re: 1985.07.04 - Madame Wong's East, Los Angeles, USA

Post by Soulmonster on Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:18 am


Photo credit: Marc Canter.
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Re: 1985.07.04 - Madame Wong's East, Los Angeles, USA

Post by Soulmonster on Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:19 am

Slash looks so heavy metal with that guitar Very Happy
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