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Watch DEF LEPPARD's Second Ever American Show In FRESNO 1980 (Video)

Def Leppard 1980. Def Leppard Fresno 1980

Def Leppard played their second American concert in May 1980 and video of the full gig has now been posted online.

The show took place at Warnors Theatre in Fresno, CA on 21st May 1980.

It was the second concert of the band's debut tour of America and played as support to Pat Travers.

As mentioned many times previously footage has emerged from this show at times in various short videos varying in quality.

Most of the previous postings have then been deleted.

Once again footage has been put on YouTube but now a two part posting with the full show which mixes still shots and live footage.

This presumably is how the original full recording was intended to be.

The setlist is shown below and if you collect audience recordings you will know there have been two versions in circulation for years.

It is of course notable as the only known performance footage of the band before the 1983 Pyromania tour. Outside of the two 1980 playback TV performances of 'Hello America' and the unreleased promo videos from 1979 for 'Rock Brigade', 'Wasted' and 'Satellite'.

Unlike those this is actually live and the only live footage ever seen of the band performing tracks 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 11.

Watch both parts which last for 19 and 22 minutes via the YouTube playlist link.

It also includes one of the previous postings and a full audio only version.

The band lineup at the time featured both original guitarists Steve Clark and Pete Willis.

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Def Leppard Fresno, CA - 21st May 1980 Setlist

  • 00 - Album Intro
  • 01 - When The Walls Came Tumblin' Down
  • 02 - It Could Be You
  • 03 - Hello America
  • 04 - Satellite
  • 05 - Lady Strange
  • 06 - Rock Brigade
  • 07 - Answer To The Master
  • 08 - It Don't Matter
  • 09 - Getcha Rocks Off
  • 10 - Wasted

  • 11 - Ride Into The Sun

View all the Fan Videos available so far on this YouTube playlist.

Def Leppard Fan Videos 1980.

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