Knocking On Heavens Door (bootleg)
A 2LP live bootleg of The Sisters Of Mercy's gig at Maxim Gorki, Stuttgart in November 1984
with plenty comments of Eldritch during the show ...
- Label: MERCIFUL RECORDS
- Catalogue#: MR-185-2, 3206
- Format: 2 x 12" vinyl LP
- Record 1: 2 - L - 10 - A / 2 - L - 10 - B
- Record 2: 2 - L - 11 - A / 2 - L - 11 - B
- Released: 1985
- Issued in two editions
- The first edition has a black sticker "Stuttgart, Maxim, November 12, 1984" on the cover back.
- It comes with plain white labels on the vinyls.
- There are plenty mistakes on the backsleeve of both editions:
- - Marian is spelled Marianne
- - A Rock And A Hard Place is not mentioned
- - Train is listed as Dreams
- - Floorshow is given as Floor Show
- - Knockin' On Heaven's Door is spelled Knocking On Heavens Door.
- Anyway, this bootleg is Dedicated to all the Sister lovers.
- The second edition has the bandname spelt wrongly Sisters of Mersey
- This edition does also come with phantasy track titles and the wrongly spelt name
- on the labels (see the track list and the pictures of the labels down below).
- Where the first edition has a black sticker on the cover back,
- giving the day and place of the recording - "Stuttgart, Maxim, November 12, 1984"
- the second edition has the very same information just printed on the back of the cover.
There are several further bootlegs with a more or less similar title such as
- Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Emma, a 7" vinyl bootleg
- also known as In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall
- Knockin' On Docks' Door, a 2LP vinyl bootleg
- recorded live at Docks, Hamburg on November 17th, 1990
- More recently, a CD-version of the present bootleg has surfaced in online auctions,
- most likely a rip from the LP, see the picture on the right side.
|Side A||Title on label of 2nd edition||Duration|
|A1 Burn||It's Out||3:20|
|A2 Heartland||Why Old-Lime||3:50|
|A3 Marian||If You Can See Me||6:00|
|A4 Walk Away||Walk||4:00|
|B1 Body And Soul||Willing And Tears||4:10|
|B2 No Time To Cry||Waist||4:30|
|B4 Emma||Seven Sea||6:30|
|C1 A Rock And A Hard Place||Rockin Heart||3:35|
|C3 Floorshow||Listen To The Voice||4:00|
|C4 Alice||King-Like Words||3:40|
|C5 Body Electric||This Is The Stone Of The Word||4:50|
|D1 Gimme Shelter||This Is The Shadow||6:00|
|D2 Knockin' On Heaven's Door||Knock, Knock, Knocking||5:30|
|D3 Sister Ray||Just A Big Noise||6:10|
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