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Mama Weer All Crazee Now Munich 74

 

Mississippi Lights ~ 1974

 

 

 

slade Don Powell Earls Court 1973With the horror and jubilation of 1973 behind them Slade started 1974 with a renewed vigour in their attempt to finally crack the American market wide open. With 'Merry Xmas Everybody' still atop the UK singles chart the band departed for their first stint of the year in the U.S. and Canada with a month long promotional and concert tour where they would be playing with an eclectic mix of acts including Iggy Pop, The James Gang, Brownsville Station and Jo Jo Gunne.

Back home in the UK the band were perhaps starting to suffer from overkill and the first signs of apathy began to affect their record sales throughout the year. They did however score their second number 1 LP when sales of 'Sladest' rallied after Christmas to claim the top spot as thousands of fans exchanged their Christmas record voucher gifts for the album.

The band also headed off to take in both Japan and Australia where they heard that their latest UK LP release ' Old New, Borrowed & Blue' had become the UK's top selling album giving them their third chart topping LP in the space of a year.

Slade would also embark on a full UK tour before flying out once again to North America before returning to the UK to commence filming for their feature film 'Flame' throughout the summer, including specially arranged concerts where the live action of the band playing as 'Flame' was filmed.

As far as the singles chart was concerned, Slade were never again to score another chart number 1, but did bag three further top three hits with 'Everyday', 'The Bangin' Man' and 'Far Far Away'.

The band completed their year with a fairly extensive European tour.

 

JANUARY / FEBRUARY

Date
Venue
Notes
1/1
Depart for US Tour  
1/1
UK Singles Chart - Merry Xmas Everybody 5th week at No 1
3/1
Holland Singles - MXE At No 4
6/1
Denmark Singles - MXE Down 2 places at No 3
6/1
Denmark Albums - Sladest At No 17
6/1
UK Album Charts - Sladest up 1 place to No 10
9/1
Spectrum,Philadelphia Jo Jo Gunne-Slade
10/1
Holland Singles - MXE Up 1 place at No 3
11/1
Spectrum,Philadelphia Jo Jo Gunne-Slade
12/1
Columbia Music Hall,West Hartford Brownsville Station-Slade
13/1
Denmark Singles - MXE Down 3 places at No 6
13/1
Denmark Albums - Sladest Up 1 place at No 16
13/1
UK Album Charts - Sladest up 9 places to No 1
13/1
UK Singles Chart - Merry Xmas Everybody down 2 to No 3 YNFAFLM-New Seekers
16/1
Holland Singles - MXE Down 5 places at No 8
16/1
Municipal Auditorium,Atlanta
18/1
Allen Theater,Cleveland Iggy Pop-Slade
19/1
Australian Album Chart Sladest at No 15
19/1
Holland Singles - MXE Down 4 places at No 12
19/1
Toledo Sports Arena James Gang-Iggy & the Stooges-Slade
20/1
Denmark Singles - MXE Down 1 place at No 7
20/1
Denmark Albums - Sladest Down 10 places at No 26
20/1
Centenial Hall,Ontario Sea Dog-Slade (Gig Review)
20/1
UK Album Charts - Sladest Down 1 to No 2
20/1
UK Singles Chart - Merry Xmas Everybody Down 9 to No 12
23/1
Holland Singles - MXE Down 10 places at No 22
23/1
JJs,San Diego  
25/1
Winterland Arena,San Francisco Cancelled
26/1
Winterland Arena,San Francisco James Gang, Brownsville Station
26/1
Australian Album Chart Sladest up 3 places to No 12
27/1
Denmark Albums - Sladest Up 3 places at No 23
27/1
UK Album Charts - Sladest
down 8 to No 10
27/1
Palladium ,Hollywood
James Gang, Brownsville Station,Lynyrd Skynyrd-Slade
29/1
Riverside Theater,Milwaukee
Brownsville Station-Slade
30/1
Duluth Arena, Minnesota
Brownsville Station supporting

 

   
1/2
St pauls Civic centre, Minnesotta Brownsville Stn-Slade
2/2
Ambassador Theatre,St Louis  
3/2
Denmark Albums - Sladest Non Mover at No 23
3/2
UK Album Charts - Sladest down 23 to 33
3/2
Return to UK  
9/2
Australian Album Chart Sladest Non Mover at No 12
10/2
Denmark Albums - Sladest Up 4 places at No 19
10/2
UK Album Charts - Sladest up 17 places to No 14
15/2
UK Album release Old New Borrowed & Blue (ONBB)
16/2
leave for Australia & Japanese Tour  
16/2
Australian Album Chart Sladest up 1 place to No 11
16/2
Australian Singles Chart My Friend Stan enters chart at No 39 (Peak)
17/2
UK Album Charts - ONBB Enters UK Chart at No 2
17/2
UK Album Charts - Sladest down 6 to No 20
17/2
Begin japan mini tour  
18/2
Sun Plaza Hall - Tokyo, Japan (Gig Review)
21/2
Horden Pavillion,Sydney  
22/2
Festival Hall, Brisbane
23/2
Australian Album Chart Sladest down 3 places at No 14
24/2
UK Album Charts - ONBB
up 1 place to No 1
24/2
Horden Pavillion,Sydney
26/2
Festival Hall Melbourne
 
27/2
Festival Hall Melbourne
Extra gig due to public demand
28/2
Apollo Stadium,Adelaide

 

 

MARCH / APRIL

Date
Venue
Notes
2/3
Australian Album Chart Sladest up 2 places to No 12
3/3
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 1 place to No 2
5/3
Hong kong  
9/3
Australian Album Chart Sladest up 1 place to No 11
10/3
UK Album Charts - ONBB unchanged at No 2
16/3
Australian Album Chart Sladest Non Mover at No 11
17/3
Denmark Albums - ONBB At No 7
17/3
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 5 places to No 7
23/3
Rainbow Music Hall,Denver CL  
23/3
Australian Album Chart ONBB Enters chart at No 20
24/3
Denmark Albums - Sladest At No 20
24/3
Denmark Albums - ONBB Up 4 places to No 3 (Peak)
24/3
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 4 to No 11
29/3
UK Single Release Everyday
30/3
Australian Album Chart ONBB up 12 places to No 8
31/3
Denmark Albums - Sladest Down 2 places at No 22
31/3
Denmark Albums - ONBB Non Mover at No 3
31/3
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 2 to No 13
31/3
UK Singles Chart - Everyday Enters UK Singles Chart at No 6
     

 

   
6/4
Album Chart - Denmark ONBB at No 3
6/4
Australian Album Chart ONBB down 3 places at No 11
7/4
Denmark Albums - ONBB Down 2 places at No 5
7/4
UK Album Charts - ONBB up 1 place to No 5
7/4
UK Singles Chart - Everyday up 2 to No 4 UK Charts
7/4
Civic Theater Cal Golden Earring-Slade
13/4
Australian Album Chart ONBB Non Mover at No 11
14/4
Denmark Albums - ONBB Down 12 places at No 17
14/4
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 1 place to No 7
14/4
UK Singles Chart - Everyday up 1 to No 3
19/4
St Georges Hall, Bradford, Yorkshire  
20/4
Opera House - Blackpool  
20/4
Australian Album Chart ONBB up one place to No 10
21/4
UK Album Charts - ONBB up 1 place to No 6
21/4
UK Singles Chart - Everyday down 4 to No 7
21/4
Belle Vue - Manchester  
22/4
Odeon - Birmingham  
23/4
Winter Gardens - Bournemouth  
24/4
Gaumont - Southampton  
25/4
New Victoria Theatre - London  
26/4
Colston Hall. Bristol  
27/4
Australian Album Chart ONBB Non Mover at No 11
27/4
Brangwyn Hall - Swansea  
28/4
Denmark Albums - ONBB Down 5 places at No 22
28/4
Denmark Singles - Everyday At No 3
28/4
UK Album Charts - ONBB up 1 place to No 5
28/4
UK Singles Chart - Everyday down 6 to No 13
28/4
New Theatre - Coventry  
29/4
Civic hall - Wolverhampton  
     

 

 

MAY / JUNE

Date
Venue
Notes
1/5
Caird Hall, Dundee, Scotland  
2/5
Apollo - Glasgow, Scotland  
3/5
Apollo - Glasgow, Scotland  
4/5
Australian Album Chart ONBB Non Mover at No 11
4/5
Mountford Hall - Liverpool  
5/5
Denmark Albums - ONBB At No 25
5/5
Denmark Singles - Everyday Up 1 place to No 2 (peak)
5/5
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 9 to No 14
5/5
UK Singles Chart - Everyday down 11 places to No 24
5/5
Spa Grand Hall - Scarborough  
7/5
Victoria Hall, Hanley  
8/5
King George's Hall - Blackburn  
9/5
Holland (Limburg) Singles - Everyday New entry at No 12
9/5
City Hall - Sheffield  
10/5
City Hall - Newcastle  
11/5
Australian Album Chart ONBB up 2 places to No 9
12/5
Denmark Singles - Everyday Non Mover at No 2
12/5
Denmark Albums - ONBB Down 2 places at No 27
12/5
UK Album Charts - ONBB down 6 to No 20
12/5
UK Singles Chart - Everyday down 19 places to No 43
12/5
New Theatre - Oxford  
13/5
The Kursaal - Southend, Essex  
14/5
Capitol Theatre - Cardiff  
15/5
Holland (Limburg) Singles - Everyday up four places to No 8
16/5
Odeon - Hammersmith, London Special stage constructed
17/5
Odeon - Hammersmith, London ( Live Gig Review)
18/5
Odeon - Hammersmith, London  
18/5
Australian Album Chart ONBB down 3 places at No 12
19/5
UK Album Charts - ONBB up 4 to No 16
19/5
Denmark Singles - Everyday Non Mover at No 2
22/5
Holland (Limburg) Singles - Everyday up two places to No 6
25/5
Holland Singles - Everyday New Entry at No 10
26/5
Denmark Singles - Everyday Non Mover at No 2
28/5
Depart for US Tour  
30/5
Civic Center,Harrisburg, Pennsylvania  
30/5
Holland (Limburg) Singles - Everyday up two places to No 4 (Peak)
30/5
US Single Released When The Lights Are Out
31/5
Felt Forum, New York City Aerosmith-Slade
   

 

   
1/6
Holland Singles - Everyday up one place to No 9 (Peak)
1/6
War memorial Rochester, New York  
2/6
Denmark Singles - Everyday Down 4 places at No 6
2/6
Palace Concert Theatre, Rhode Island 10 cc-Slade
3/6
Syria Mosque,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  
5/6
Municipal Auditorium Atlanta, Georgia  
7/6
Gusman Hall,Miami 10cc-Slade
8/6
Holland Singles - Everyday Down 2 places at No 11
8/6
Bayfront Centre,St. Petersburgh, Florida 10cc-New York Dolls-Slade
8/6
Australian Singles Chart Everyday new entry at No 40
11/6
Memorial Hall,Kansas City Robin Trower-Slade
11/6
Allen Theatre,Cleveland, Ohio Maggie Bell-Slade
12/6
Kiel Auditorium,St. Louis  
13/6
Holland (Limburg) Singles - Everyday At No 14
13/6
Louisville Civic Center ,Louisville, Kentucky  
14/6
Memphis Civic Center,Memphis, Tennesee  
15/6
Holland Singles - Everyday Down 6 places at No 17
15/6
Australian Singles Chart Everyday up 1 place to No 39
15/6
Warehouse,New Orleans Brownsville Stn-Robin Trower-Slade
16/6
Jai Alai Fronton,Orlando fl Robin Trower-10cc-Slade
17/6
Lansing Michigan  
19/6
Ford Auditorium,Detroit Mic  
20/6
Holland (Limburg) Singles - Everyday Down 15 places at No 29
20/6
Masonic Temple Auditorium Detroit, Michigan Robin Trower-Slade
21/6
Auditorium Theater Chicago Ill
10cc-Slade
22/6
Return to UK  
22/6
Holland Singles - Everyday Down 3 places at No 20
22/6
Australian Singles Chart Everyday up 19 places to No 20
24/6
Photo shoot Hyde Park (swimming Trunks)
26/6
San Diego California  
28/6
Palladium ,Hollywood California  
28/6
UK Single Release The Bangin' Man
29/6
Berkeley California  
29/6
Australian Singles Chart Everyday down 2 places at No 22
30/6
Warner Theatre Fresno,California  
30/6
UK Singles Chart -The Bangin' Man Enters UK singles chart at No 4
   

 

JULY / AUGUST

Date
Venue
Notes
6/7
Australian Singles Chart Everyday Non Mover at No 22
7/7
UK Singles Chart -The Bangin' Man up 1 to No 3
13/7
Australian Singles Chart Everyday down 1 place at No 23
14/7
UK Singles Chart -The Bangin' Man down 2 to No 5
17/7
Holland Singles - The Bangin' Man New entry at No 24
20/7
Australian Singles Chart Everyday down 1 place at No 22
21/7
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man At No 3 (Peak)
21/7
UK Singles Chart -The Bangin' Man down 3 to No 8
24/7
Holland Singles - The Bangin' Man Up 6 places at No 18
27/7
Australian Singles Chart Everyday down 8 place at No 30
28/7
UK Singles Chart -The Bangin' Man down 12 to No 20
28/7
Singles Chart - Switzerland Everyday at No 9
28/7
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Down 1 at No 4
31/7
Holland Singles - The Bangin' Man Non Mover at No 18 (Peak)
   

 

3/8
Australian Singles Chart Everyday up 3 places to No 27
4/8
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Up 1 place at No 3
8/8
Holland Singles - The Bangin' Man Down 2 places to No 20
10/8
Australian Singles Chart Everyday down 1 place at No 28
11/8
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Down 1 place at No 4
15/8
Holland Singles - The Bangin' Man Down 3 places to No 23
17/8
Australian Singles Chart Everyday Non Mover at No 28
18/8
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Down 1 place at No 5
24/8
Australian Singles Chart Everyday Non Mover at No 28
25/8
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Non Mover at No 5
   
   

 

SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER

Date
Venue
Notes
1/9
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Non Mover at No 5
4/9
Rainbow Theatre Live footage for Flame filmed
8/9
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Down 2 places at No 7
15/9
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Up 4 places at No 3
22/9
Denmark Singles - The Bangin' Man Non Mover at No 3
27/9
Kiel Auditorium ,St Louis ,Miss Black Oak Arkansas- Head East - Slade

 

   
11/10
UK Single Release Far Far Away
13/10
UK Singles Chart - Far Far Away Enters UK Singles Chart at No 3
20/10
UK Singles Chart - Far Far Away up 1 to No 2
27/10
UK Singles Chart - Far Far Away Unchanged at No 2

 

NOVEMBER / DECEMBER

Date
Venue
Notes
3/11
UK Singles Chart - Far Far Away down 3 to No 5
6/11
Holland (Limburg) Singles -Far Far Away
New Entry at No 23
10/11
UK Singles Chart - Far Far Away down 1 to No 6
12/11
Laugardshollinni,Iceland Pelican-Slade
13/11
Holland (Limburg) Singles -Far Far Away
Up 7 places at No 16
14/11
K B Hallen - Copenhagen, Denmark (support Bunny)
16/11
Holland Singles -Far Far Away New Entry at No 17
17/11
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (Peak)
19/11
Scandinavium Gothenberg--Sweden  
20/11
Holland (Limburg) Singles -Far Far Away
Non mover at No 16
22/11
K B Hallen - Copenhagen  
23/11
Vejlby Risskov Hallen - Aarhus, Denmark  
24/11
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (2nd week)
24/11
Fyens Forum - Odense, Denmark  
27/11
Holland (Limburg) Singles -Far Far Away
Up 3 places to no 13 (Peak)
27/11
Nordmarkhalle - Rendsberg, Germany  
28/11
Musikhalle - Hamburg, Germany  
29/11
Hansehalle - L├╝beck, Germany  
29/11
UK Album Released Flame
30/11
Holland Singles - Far Far Away Down 2 places at No 19
30/11
Heidmarkhalle, Fallingsbostel,Germany  

 

   
1/12
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (3rd week)
1/12
Denmark Albums - Flame At No 12
1/12
Stadthalle - Wolfsburg - Germany  
2/12
Westfalenhalle - Dortmund, Germany  
3/12
Stadthalle - Offenbach - Germany  
4/12
Holland Singles - Far Far Away Up 6 places to No 13 (Peak)
4/12
Gartenhalle - Karlsruhe, Germany  
6/12
Jubilee Hall,Linz,Austria  
8/12
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (4th week)
8/12
Denmark Albums - Flame Up 9 places to No 3
8/12
Album Chart - Flame Enters UK Album Charts at No 6
8/12
Zirkus Krone - Munchen, Germany  
11/12
Holland Singles - Far Far Away Down 3 places to No 16
14/12
Eventhall,Groningen,Holland  
15/12
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (5th week)
15/12
Denmark Albums - Flame Non Mover at No 3
15/12
Album Chart - Flame down 2 places to No 8
15/12
National Forest ,Brussels
16/12
Olympia - Paris
18/12
Holland Singles - Far Far Away Down 13 places to No 29
22/12
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (6th week)
22/12
Denmark Albums - Flame Non Mover at No 3
22/12
Album Chart - Flame
unchanged at No 8
29/12
Album Chart - Flame
down 3 to No 11
29/12
Denmark Singles - Far Far Away At No 1 (6th week)
29/12
Denmark Albums - Flame Non Mover at No 3
29/12
Holland TV - Toppop Slade (FFA), Mud, Rubettes, McRea, Douglas, Abba

All chart positions refer to UK national Charts unless otherwise stated.

 

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