Of their live albums A Part of America Therein 1981 is one of the band’s best. Recorded in Chicago, New York and San Francisco, the band appear on top form with Mark E Smith in full vitriolic flow. The album shows the group performing several songs that had not yet been released; three songs from 1982’s Hex Enduction Hour are present as is Lie Dream Of A Casino Soul recorded as a single following the tour’s completion.
Live recordings from US tour, 1981.
A1, B1 – Chicago
B2, B3 – New York
C1 – San Francisco
C2, D1 – Houston
D2 – Memphis
(Let Them Eat Vinyl Records)