Live at the N.E.C.

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Live At The N.E.C.
LiveAtTheNEC StatusQuo.jpg
Live album by Status Quo
Released 1984
Recorded 1982
Label Vertigo
Producer Status Quo
Status Quo chronology
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Live At The N.E.C. was the second live album by rock band Status Quo which was recorded at the National Exhibition Centre. It had originally been released as part of the 3-LP set From the Makers of... in 1982. In 1984 the recording became available as a separate album.

Track listings[edit]

  1. "Caroline" (Rossi, Young)
  2. "Roll Over Lay Down" (Rossi, Young, Parfitt, Lancaster, Coghlan)
  3. "Backwater" (Parfitt, Lancaster)
  4. "Little Lady" (Parfitt)
  5. "Don't Drive My Car" (Parfitt, Bown)
  6. "Whatever You Want" (Parfitt, Bown)
  7. "Hold You Back" (Rossi, Young, Parfitt)
  8. "Rockin' All Over the World" (John Fogerty)
  9. "Over the Edge" (Lancaster, Keith Lamb)
  10. "Don't Waste My Time" (Rossi, Young)

2006 reissue bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Dirty Water" (Rossi, Young)
  2. "Down Down" (Rossi, Young)

In 2010 the complete concert was released for the first time when the BBC included not only "Dirty Water" and "Down Down" but also "Forty-Five Hundred Times", "Big Fat Mama", "Roadhouse Blues", "Rain" and "Bye Bye Johnny" in a 7CD+1DVD collection called Live At The BBC.


One single was released from Live at the N.E.C. in 1982: "Caroline" b/w "Dirty Water" on 7" Vertigo QUO 10 (6059583) and 7"-picture disc Vertigo QUO P10 - furthermore a 12"-single (Vertigo QUO 1012) featured "Down Down" as the b-side's second track.