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7 April 1975 - Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, Ohio [Audio - Soundboard]

By-Tor X-1

Staff member

1975-04-07 - Cleveland, Ohio *recommended*
Anthem For Cleveland
Bad Boys In Cleveland
Bad Boys In Cleveland (speed corrected) *recommended*
Can't Fight It
Juvenile Delinquents

Track Listing:

01 - Finding My Way
02 - Best I Can
03 - What You're Doing
04 - Anthem
05 - Beneath, Between And Behind
06 - In The End
07 - Fly By Night
08 - Working Man
09 - Drum Solo
10 - In The Mood
11 - Need Some Love
12 - Bad Boy

This is one of only three known shows recorded from the Fly By Night tour.
Old bootleg releases of this recording reference the date to be 15 May 1975 (no performance on this date), but official tour listings seem to date it for 7 April 1975.
The alleged May 15 date is possibly when this recording aired on the radio.
Originally recorded and broadcast by WMMS FM radio in 1975.

My purely speculative theory is that By-Tor And The Snow Dog was indeed performed preceding Working Man, but omitted from the radio broadcast.
I suggest By-Tor was omitted by comparing this setlist with the other two FBN tour recordings, and hearing one of several clear cuts in the tape between Fly By Night and Working Man.
Since this is a recording of the radio broadcast, and the master tape was never found unlike with the two Agora '74 recordings, there is no way to be certain of By-Tor's omission.
However, I do find it hard to believe that By-Tor would have been a choice of omission from a headlining setlist on this tour.