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The Judas Priest Tour was a concert tour by British heavy metal band Judas Priest. It ran from 25 November 1969 until 20 April 1970, venturing through cities in England and Scotland.[1][2] This tour consisted of the early original line-up of the band featuring Al Atkins (vocals), Ernie Chataway (guitar), Bruno Stapenhill (bass) and John Partridge (drums). Previous member John Perry (guitar) was killed in an automobile accident, according to Atkins, shortly after the band's formation and was subsequently replaced by Chataway.[3] Setlist[edit] The band performed cover songs as they had no material of their own at the time. Another song, apparently from blues/folk musician Sonny Terry, was played but is not known what they performed [4]

"Born to be Wild" (Steppenwolf cover) "Summertime Blues" (Eddie Cochran cover) Unknown Sonny Terry song

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue

25 November 1969 Walsall England George Hotel

21 December 1969 Dingwall Scotland Dingwall Town Hall

23 December 1969 Aberdeen Beach Ballroom

27 December 1969 Montrose Locarno Ballroom

31 December 1969 Inverness Caledonian Hotel

5 January 1970 Fort William The Crofter Bar

9 January 1970 Lossiemouth Naval Base

10 January 1970

7 February 1970 Walsall England Masonic Hall

14 February 1970 Wednesbury Wednesbury Community Centre

21 February 1970 Walsall George Hotel

8 March 1970 Edgbaston Club Westbourne

9 March 1970 Shrewsbury Rugby Club

11 March 1970 Stourbridge Old Swinford Hospital School

13 March 1970 Nottingham Moor Farm Inn

15 March 1970 Hereford Hereford Town Hall

20 April 1970 Cannock Cannock Youth Centre

References[edit]

^ "TOUR (1969)". chmetal.info. Retrieved 6 January 2017.  ^ "TOUR (1970)". chmetal.info. Retrieved 6 January 2017.  ^ "The Judas Priest History". Jugulator.net. Retrieved 18 May 2014.  ^ "Average setlist for tour: Judas Priest Tour". Setlist.fm. Retrieved 11 November 2016. 

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Judas Priest

Ian Hill Glenn Tipton Scott Travis Rob Halford Richie Faulkner

K. K. Downing Tim "Ripper" Owens Dave Holland Les Binks Alan Moore John Hinch Al Atkins

Studio albums

Rocka Rolla Sad Wings of Destiny Sin After Sin Stained Class Killing Machine British Steel Point of Entry Screaming for Vengeance Defenders of the Faith Turbo Ram It Down Painkiller Jugulator Demolition Angel of Retribution Nostradamus Redeemer of Souls Firepower

Live albums

Unleashed in the East Priest...Live! Priest, Live and Rare '98 Live Meltdown Live in London A Touch of Evil: Live British Steel: 30th Anniversary Live Battle Cry

Compilations

The Best of Judas Priest Hero, Hero Metal Works '73–'93 The Best of Judas Priest: Living After Midnight Genocide Metalogy The Essential Judas Priest Single Cuts The Chosen Few

Videos

Live in London Electric Eye Rising in the East Live Vengeance '82 Epitaph Battle Cry

Singles

"Rocka Rolla" "The Ripper" "Diamonds and Rust" "Better by You, Better than Me" "Take On the World" "Evening Star" "Rock Forever" "Living After Midnight" "Breaking the Law" "United" "Heading Out to the Highway" "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" "Electric Eye" "The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)" "Freewheel Burning" "Some Heads Are Gonna Roll" "Turbo Lover" "Locked In" "Parental Guidance" "Ram It Down" "Johnny B. Goode" "Painkiller" "A Touch of Evil" "Bullet Train" "Revolution"

Other songs

"Run of the Mill" "Victim of Changes" "Dreamer Deceiver" "Dissident Aggressor" "Exciter" "Beyond the Realms of Death" "Burn in Hell" "Judas Rising"

Tours and concerts

Judas Priest Tour The Return of the Priest Tour Whiskey Woman Tour Rocka Rolla Tour Sad Wings of Destiny Tour Sin After Sin Tour Stained Class Tour X Certificate Tour Hell Bent for Leather Tour Unleashed in the East Tour British Steel Tour World Wide Blitz Tour World Vengeance Tour Metal Conqueror Tour Fuel for Life Tour Mercenaries of Metal Tour Painkiller Tour Operation Rock & Roll Reunited Tour Retribution Tour Nostradamus World Tour Metal Masters Tour Epitaph World Tour Redeemer of Souls Tour Firepower World Tour

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