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|Deutschland Tournee 1976|
|Live album by|
|Released||24 May 2006|
|Genre||Hard rock, heavy metal|
|Rainbow live albums chronology|
Deutschland Tournee 1976 is a 6-CD box-set released by the British hard rock band Rainbow in 2006, featuring live material from 3 concerts of the band's German tour of 1976, being Cologne on 25 September 1976, Düsseldorf on 27 September 1976, and Nürnberg on 28 September 1976. The complete set of 6 CDs was released only in Japan as a box-set. In Europe all three concerts would be released subsequently as separate double-CD sets, in jewel-cases, with the same track listings and CD timings.
"Over the Rainbow" was an introduction from the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz that featured spoken line: "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. We must be over the rainbow!"
All songs written by Ritchie Blackmore and Ronnie James Dio, except where noted.
|1.||"Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg)||1:20|
|2.||"Kill the King" (Ritchie Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio, Cozy Powell)||4:36|
|3.||"Mistreated" (Blackmore, David Coverdale)||15:03|
|4.||"Sixteenth Century Greensleeves"||8:15|
|5.||"Catch the Rainbow"||14:03|
|6.||"Man on the Silver Mountain"||12:49|
|2.||"Still I'm Sad" (Paul Samwell-Smith, Jim McCarty)||15:50|
|3.||"Do You Close Your Eyes"||11:17|
|1.||"Over the Rainbow"||2:15|
|2.||"Kill the King"||4:48|
|4.||"Sixteenth Century Greensleeves"||7:09|
|5.||"Catch the Rainbow"||14:35|
|6.||"Man on the Silver Mountain"||12:57|
|2.||"Still I'm Sad"||18:06|
|1.||"Over the Rainbow"||1:14|
|2.||"Kill the King"||4:46|
|4.||"Sixteenth Century Greensleeves"||8:10|
|5.||"Catch the Rainbow"||13:21|
|6.||"Man on the Silver Mountain"||13:40|
|2.||"Still I'm Sad"||16:39|
|3.||"Do You Close Your Eyes"||6:43|
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