|Compilation album of live recordings and B-sides by|
|Genre||Hard rock, heavy metal|
|Length||79:52; 84:46 (cassette)|
|Label|| Polydor |
Mercury (North America)
|Producer||Roger Glover, Ritchie Blackmore|
|Rainbow live albums chronology|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||7/10|
Finyl Vinyl is a collection of live recordings and B-sides by the British hard rock band Rainbow and was released in 1986, after the band had already disbanded in 1984. All the studio tracks had previously been released.
|1.||"Spotlight Kid"||Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover||live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, March, 1984||5:00|
|2.||"I Surrender"||Russ Ballard||live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, March, 1984||5:45|
|3.||"Miss Mistreated"||Blackmore, David Rosenthal, Joe Lynn Turner||live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, March, 1984||4:21|
|4.||"Jealous Lover"||Blackmore, Turner||in studio, B-side of "Can't Happen Here" single, 1981||3:10|
|5.||"Can’t Happen Here"||Blackmore, Glover||live at the Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York, 1981||4:15|
|6.||"Tearin' Out My Heart"||Blackmore, Glover, Turner||live at The Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, August 18, 1982||8:04|
|7.||"Since You Been Gone"||Ballard||live at Monsters of Rock Festival, Castle Donington, England, August 16, 1980||3:40|
|8.||"Bad Girl"||Blackmore, Glover||in studio, B-side of "Since You Been Gone" single, 1979||4:48|
|9.||"Difficult to Cure" (instrumental)||Ludwig van Beethoven, arrangement by Blackmore, Glover, Don Airey, orchestral arrangement by David Rosenthal||live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, March, 1984||11:15|
|10.||"Stone Cold"||Blackmore, Glover, Turner||live at The Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, August 18, 1982||4:30|
|11.||"Power"||Blackmore, Glover, Turner||live at The Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, August 18, 1982||4:22|
|12.||"Man on the Silver Mountain"||Blackmore, Ronnie James Dio||live at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, June 24, 1978||8:20|
|13.||"Long Live Rock ’n’ Roll"||Blackmore, Dio||live at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, June 24, 1978||7:12|
|14.||"Weiss Heim" (instrumental)||Blackmore||in studio, B-side of "All Night Long" single, 1980||5:10|
|4.||"Street of Dreams"||Blackmore, Turner||live at the Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, March, 1984||4:54|
|1986||Swedish Albums Chart||25|
|UK Albums Chart||31|
|Billboard 200 (USA)||87|
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