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NEWS: A Classic Rock Show ‘Special’ (Part 5 of 10) – Back To The 80s “1984”

Following our homage to the 70s, The Classic Rock Show is back with another ‘Special‘, this time we’re taking you back to the 80s.But we just couldn’t squeeze a whole decade of great music into one three-hour show. We’re gonna break it up into ten, yes ten, ‘Specials’…’80 through to ’89!!
1980, ’81, ’82 and ’83 have already been covered…Part 5 of ‘Back To The 80s’ will bring back to life the year 1984.
Tune in via the links on the website www.theclassicrockshow.co.uk on Thursday, 16th April from 7pm BST. Queen, Bon Jovi, Van Halen, Twisted Sister, Husker Du, “The Boss”, U2, Scorpions, Big Country and Foreigner, are amongst those likely to make a bit of a noise on the night!MJx

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year!

To all the bands, artists, tour managers & crew, record labels, PR companies, venues, our supply chain, our Admins who work tirelessly in the background and, of course, the fabulous listeners who tune in to ‘The Classic Rock Show’ and ‘Bex Rocks’, Bex and I would like to thank each and every one of you for your continued support and for doing what you’ve done for us throughout 2014.

We’ve had our best year to date and that’s down to you; listener engagement is up, we’ve interviewed more bands than ever before, premiered more singles than ever before, had more site visits than ever before, more Tweets, more RTs and more Favorites than ever before….yeah, 2014 has been a stellar year for us.

We’ve set our sights high for the coming year…we’ll keep you posted on news and developments etc.

Wishing you all a happy and prosperous 2015…Cheers!

MJx

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INTERVIEW: Joanne Shaw Taylor speaks ‘The Dirty Truth’

In May 2014, Joanne Shaw Taylor reunited with her ‘White Sugar’ album producer Jim Gaines, and recorded a new studio album in Memphis.  “The Dirty Truth” is a return to Joanne’s original sound that mixes rock riffs with blues influences. The album is released in the UK today, Monday 22nd September, on Joanne’s boutique label Axehouse Music.

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“I wanted to go back into the studio in Memphis with Jim to retain the same vibe that we captured on the first album,” says Joanne. “The new album is a combination of rock and blues. It’s an exciting collaboration, and hopefully my fans will love the more stripped down sound.”

We spoke to Joanne on the anniversary of the passing of Jimi Hendrix. Before we began our chat about ‘The Dirty Truth’ and her upcoming UK tour, we asked Joanne for her thoughts on the day we celebrate Jimi’s life and works.

Joanne Shaw Taylor speaks ‘The Dirty Truth’ here:

INTERVIEW: Joanne Shaw Taylor speaks 'The Dirty Truth' by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

The new album (buy it here) dovetails Joanne’s 14-date November UK Tour with former Whitesnake guitarist Bernie Marsden as special guest. The tour kicks off on Saturday 1st November at Norwich Epic. Click here for further details for all the tour dates.

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Thanks for listening!

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1980 – A Classic Rock Show ‘Special’ tonight from 7pm!

Following our homage to the 70s, The Classic Rock Show is back with another ‘Special’, this time we’re taking you back to the 80s.

Tonight, we begin our quest to showcase some of the very best rock music from the 80s. But we just couldn’t squeeze a whole decade of great music into one three-hour show. So we decided to break it up into ten, yes ten, ‘Specials’…’80 through to ’89!! These will go to air over the coming months.

Our Facebook Group will be the usual place to get all the chat and comment during the show: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow

Listen links can be found on our homepage.

See you at 7pm.

MJx

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Here’s what we rocked out to Thursday night. #ClassicRock

It was great to see new faces joining us and rockin’ out along to ‘The Classic Rock Show’ last Thursday.

Bex is back next week – Thursday, July 3rd at 7pm – and she’ll make sure you get your fix with some LOUD tunes.

Here’s what we played on the show.

The Classic Rock Show playlist 26th June 2014

The Classic Rock Show playlist 26th June 2014

See you soon!

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Last week’s playlist is now available. #classicrock

Had a number of messages sent in via Twitter and Facebook pretty much as soon as the show finished, asking about the playlist from last week and when we would be posting it up. Well, here it is.

The Classic Rock Show playlist June 12th 2014

The Classic Rock Show playlist June 12th 2014

Looking forward to tomorrow night’s show. Some cracking requests to play for you and a couple of prime cuts from yours truly.

See you at 7pm (UK time). (click here for more details).

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Thanks again for tuning in. Here’s the #ClassicRock Show playlist.

Hello!

Between us, we created a bit of a buzz last night. Plenty of ground was covered and the requests we played were simply outstanding.

Here’s the playlist.

The Classic Rock Show playlist 22nd May 2014

The Classic Rock Show playlist 22nd May 2014

Thanks again for tuning into the show. Don’t forget that next week we’re running the final part in our series of shows celebrating all that was the 1970s. More info can be found here.

In the meantime, have yourselves a great weekend.

Cheers!

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