Dio At Donnington 1983 & 1987

Dio At Donnington 1983 & 1987 is a live album by Dio, the American heavy metal group featuring Ronnie James Dio of Rainbow and Black Sabbath fame.

As the name indicates, it was recorded from two appearances at the Monsters of Rock festival in Donnington, England on August 20, 1983 and August 22, 1987.

These recordings were finally released in 2010 after the death of Ronnie James Dio.

Dio At Donnington 1983 & 1987

Songs On Dio At Donnington 1983 & 1987

CD 1 – 1983

1. Stand Up and Shout
2. Straight Through The Heart
3. Children Of The Sea
4. Rainbow In The Dark
5. Holy Diver
6. Drum Solo
7. Stargazer
8. Guitar Solo
9. Heaven And Hell
10. Man On The Silver Mountain
11. Starstruck
12. Man On The Silver Mountain (Reprise)

CD 2 – 1987

1. Dream Evil
2. Neon Knights
3. Naked In The Rain
4. Rock And Roll Children
5. Long Live Rock n Roll
6. The Last In Line
7. Children Of The Sea
8. Holy Diver
9. Heaven And Hell
10. Man On The Silver Mountain
11. All The Fools Sailed Away
12. The Last In Line (Reprise)
13. Rainbow in the Dark

The make-up of Dio changed between these two concerts.

Dio in 1983

Ronnie James Dio – vocals
Vivian Campbell – guitar
Jimmy Bain – bass
Vinny Appice – drums
Dio in 1987

Ronnie James Dio – vocals
Craig Goldy – guitar
Claude Schnell – keyboards
Jimmy Bain – bass
Vinny Appice – drums

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I don’t think it will get enough votes to deserve to be included in the poll to find the best hard rock and heavy metal live albums. On Stage (with Rainbow) and Live Evil (with Sabbath) are included because they are both well known, well respected live albums.

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I have included it in the second division of albums and if it gets enough votes, it can be promoted to the main list.

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