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CHEAP TRICk - "In Paradise"
Paradise Theatre, Boston, Mass
June 10th, 1978
Excellent "WBCN-FM" Radio Broadcast
*** "Heaven Tonight" tour ***

Robin Zander - vocals & guitar
Rick Neilson - lead guitar & backing vocals
Bun E. Carlos - drums
Tom Petersson - bass & backing vocals

01 Hello There
02 Come On Come On
03 Stiff Competition
04 On Top Of The World
05 Big Eyes
06 High Roller
07 Clock Strikes Ten
08 Need Your Love
09 Southern Girls
10 Surrender
11 California Man
12 Goodnight Now
13 Auf Wiedersehn

Recorded and broadcast during the "Heaven Tonight" tour, it was in support of their 3rd album which was released in May 1978 and again produced by Tom Werman. This is another fantastic performance, but contrary to what the artwork depicts, this show of course does not have Pete Comita on bass, he wouldn't replace Tom Petersson until the early 80's.
Regarded by many fans and critics as their best album, the lead-off track "Surrender" was Cheap Trick's first single to chart in the United States, peaking at No. 62. It has gone on to become one of the band's signature songs. Heaven Tonight is also noteworthy as the first album recorded with a 12-string electric bass. Perhaps most importantly, this album made the band megastars in Japan.
None of Cheap Trick's first three albums made it into the Top 40 in the United States. In Japan, however, all three albums became gold records. When Cheap Trick went to Japan to tour the country for the first time in April 1978, they were received with a frenzy reminiscent of Beatlemania. During this tour, Cheap Trick recorded two concerts attended by their loyal Japanese fans at the Nippon Budokan.

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