RAMONES: IT'S ALIVE: 40TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION 4 CD/ 2 LP BOX SET IT'S ALIVE: 40TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION 4 CD/ 2 LP BOX SET

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Release date: September 20, 2019 (USA) and September 27, 2019 (Europe).
Limited edition of 8000 copies.

Ramones' It's Alive is one of most influential live album in music history. It was recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London, UK, on December 31, 1977, and released in April 1979 as a 2-LP set. Tommy Ramone and Ed Stasium were producers. It was first released on CD only in 1995.
Now this first Ramones' live album celebrates its 40th anniversary with a new version that's been updated with remastered sound and expanded with with three unreleased concerts from the same tour.
It's Alive: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition is 4CD and 2LP edition. This was published by Rhino Records in the USA on September 20, 2019. Release was published in Europe on September 27, 2019.
Buy it from Amazon.com here and from from Amazon.co.uk here.
Produced in a limited and numbered edition of 8000 copies, the 4CD/2LP 180-gram vinyl set comes packaged in a 12 x 12 hardcover book. It's accompanied by new liner notes written by legendary record producer and musician Steve Albini and Ed Stasium, who produced and engineered It's Alive and remastered all of the music included in this collection. This will be the first time that It's Alive has been released on vinyl in the USA (USA pressing).

In addition to London concert this Deluxe Edition release has these shows recorded in UK tour in December 1977:
- Top Rank, Birmingham, Warwickshire, on December 28, 1977.
- Victoria Hall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, on December 29, 1977.
- Friars, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on December 30, 1977.
It is said that New Year's Eve performance was chosen because ten rows of seats were thrown at the stage after the concert and it was considered the best of the performances at the venue.
Taking its name (It's Alive) from a 1974 horror film, this live album was the last album to feature all four original band members: Dee Dee Ramone, Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone and Tommy Ramone.

There were few differences in sets / tracklistings. Judy Is A Punk was played only in London show and Havana Affair only in London and Aylesbury. Instead of Havana Affair was I Can't Give You Anything played in Birmingham and Stoke-On-Trent.

IT'S ALIVE: 40TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION:

CD ONE / DOUBLE LP: Rainbow Theatre in London, UK, on December 31, 1977:
1) Rockaway Beach 1.57
2) Teenage Lobotomy 1.54
3) Blitzkrieg Bop 1.56
4) I Wanna Be Well 2.20
5) Glad To See You Go 1.49
6) Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment 1.34
7) You're Gonna Kill That Girl 2.24
8) I Don't Care 1.36
9) Sheena Is A Punkrocker 2.15
10) Havana Affair 1.34
11) Commando 1.35
12) Here Today, Gone Tomorrow 2.40
13) Surfin' Bird 2.19 (White/Frazier/Harris/Wilson)
14) Cretin Hop 2.00
15) Listen To My Heart 1.40
16) California Sun 1.45 (H.Glover/M.Levy)
17) I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You 1.35
18) Pinhead 2.16
19) Do You Wanna Dance 1.40 (Freeman)
20) Chainsaw 1.25
21) Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World 2.40
22) I Wanna Be A Good Boy 2.08
23) Judy Is A Punk 1.14
24) Suzy Is A Headbanger 1.51
25) Let's Dance 2.05 (Lee)
26) Oh Oh I Love Her So 1.40
27) Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue 1.20
28) We're A Happy Family 2.02



CD TWO: Top Rank, Birmingham, Warwickshire, on December 28, 1977:
1) Rockaway Beach
2) Teenage Lobotomy
3) Blitzkrieg Bop
4) I Wanna Be Well
5) Glad To See You Go14
6) Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
7) You're Gonna Kill That Girl
8) I Don't Care
9) Sheena Is A Punkrocker
10) I Can't Give You Anything
11) Commando
12) Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
13) Surfin' Bird (White/Frazier/Harris/Wilson)
14) Cretin Hop
15) Listen To My Heart
16) California Sun (H.Glover/M.Levy)
17) I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
18) Pinhead
19) Do You Wanna Dance (Freeman)
20) Chainsaw
21) Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
22) I Wanna Be A Good Boy
23) Suzy Is A Headbanger
24) Let's Dance (Lee)
25) Oh Oh I Love Her So
26) Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
27) We're A Happy Family



CD THREE: Victoria Hall, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, on December 29, 1977:
1) Rockaway Beach
2) Teenage Lobotomy
3) Blitzkrieg Bop
4) I Wanna Be Well
5) Glad To See You Go14
6) Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
7) You're Gonna Kill That Girl
8) I Don't Care
9) Sheena Is A Punkrocker
10) I Can't Give You Anything
11) Commando
12) Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
13) Surfin' Bird (White/Frazier/Harris/Wilson)
14) Cretin Hop
15) Listen To My Heart
16) California Sun (H.Glover/M.Levy)
17) I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
18) Pinhead
19) Do You Wanna Dance (Freeman)
20) Chainsaw
21) Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
22) I Wanna Be A Good Boy
23) Suzy Is A Headbanger
24) Let's Dance (Lee)
25) Oh Oh I Love Her So
26) Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
27) We're A Happy Family



CD FOUR: Friars, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on December 30, 1977:
1) Rockaway Beach
2) Teenage Lobotomy
3) Blitzkrieg Bop
4) I Wanna Be Well
5) Glad To See You Go14
6) Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
7) You're Gonna Kill That Girl
8) I Don't Care
9) Sheena Is A Punkrocker
10) Havana Affair.
11) Commando
12) Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
13) Surfin' Bird (White/Frazier/Harris/Wilson)
14) Cretin Hop
15) Listen To My Heart
16) California Sun (H.Glover/M.Levy)
17) I Don't Wanna Walk Around With You
18) Pinhead
19) Do You Wanna Dance (Freeman)
20) Chainsaw
21) Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World
22) I Wanna Be A Good Boy
23) Suzy Is A Headbanger
24) Let's Dance (Lee)
25) Oh Oh I Love Her So
26) Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
27) We're A Happy Family