“And he was alright, the band was altogether”
According to the flyer reproduced here, David Live was released on October 29, 1974.
October 29 was a Tuesday back in 1974, a highly unusual day to release an LP in the 70s as the great majority were issued on a Friday.
Given the other information available, we can deduce that the true release date would normally have been Friday November 1.
Whatever the truth, the date didn't hinder its success as David Live entered the official UK album chart at #2 on November 16, 1974, and remained in the Top 20 for another six weeks till the end of the