NEWS: ‘Back To The 80s’ Part 2 – Classic Rock from 1981!

 

Since we announced the ‘Back To The 80s’ series of shows some months ago, we’ve attracted a number of enquiries about what songs we’ll be playing. Not only that, but we’ve received some fantastic suggestions about what to play.

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What can we tell you about this Thursday’s show [Facebook event link here]? Well, hang on to your band patch and stud-adorned denim waistcoat, ‘cos here’s a little taster!

Thin Lizzy, Samson, Iron Maiden, Gillan, Michael Schenker, Rolling Stones, Tygers Of Pan Tang, The Rods, Trust, Rose Tattoo, Budgie, Graham Bonnet, Girlschool, Black Sabbath, Demon, Venom, Praying Mantis, Blackfoot, Molly Hatchet, Van Halen, More, Slade, Blue Oyster Cult, Whitesnake, AC/DC….

And so the list goes on!

We’ll do our level best to ensure that what’s played will satisfy your thirst for reliving those memories of yesteryear. Remember ‘Monsters Of Rock’ returning to Castle Donnington…a rather wet Donny!?

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Join us from 7pm this Thursday for Part 2 of ‘Back To The 80s’ via the links found at www.theclassicrockshow.co.uk

Cheers!

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ClassicRockShow @ClassicRockShow
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow

 

Tonight’s ‘Seventies Special’ from 7pm (UK time) / 1pm EST features music from ’76 and ’77

Hello there!

Here’s a heads-up on what we’ve got for you on the show tonight:-

Choice cuts from 1976 include the likes of Led Zeppelin, Boston, The Eagles, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Ted Nugent, Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Heart, Foghat, Electric Light Orchestra, Jethro Tull, Bad Company, Genesis, Peter Frampton, Blue Oyster Cult.

The second part of the show takes us through the year 1977. Queen, Fleetwood Mac, Hawkwind, Peter Gabriel, Ram Jam, Uriah Heep, Foreigner, Rush, Cheap Trick, Pink Floyd, Neil Young, Pat Travers, Yes are just some of what’s in store.

Facebook Event link – click here

All this, plus a few newsworthy stories from back then, from 7pm (UK time) / 1pm EST. Just click on the ‘Listen link’ on our website.

 

Looking forward to it.

MJx

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: @ClassicRockShow
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/theclassicrockshow.co.uk

#ListenAgain to The #ClassicRock Show ‘Special’ 1974 & 1975

Last Thursday’s show proved to be one of the most popular to date, judging by the feedback received both during and after the show.

The major news stories and charts of those two golden years certainly brought back some memories for you all, right?

If you fancy listening in again, then the whole of this show is available via Mixcloud – click here and be taken to it directly.

Cheers!!

MJx

PS. We kicked off this series of shows with the years 1970 and 1971 and you can listen to Part 1 here >>> http://ow.ly/nn3Ng. Part 2 covered the years 1972 and 1973 and you can listen to Part 2 here >>> http://ow.ly/oEVph.

PPS. Here’s the invitation to the next Classic Rock Show scheduled for Thursday, 24th October.

Website: www.theclassicrockshow.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ClassicRockShow @ClassicRockShow
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow
Mixcloud: ClassicRockShow

The Classic Rock Show 'Special' - Part 3 of 5 (1974 & 1975)

Part 3 of 5 in our series of #ClassicRock Specials celebrating the 70s continues at 7pm tonight

Yes, indeed….it’s a celebration alright!

We kicked off this series of shows with the years 1970 and 1971 – you can listen to Part 1 here >>> http://ow.ly/nn3Ng.

Part 2 covered the years 1972 and 1973 – you can listen to Part 2 here >>> http://ow.ly/oEVph.

Part 3 will focus on music from ’74 and ’75, years in which the events that grabbed the headlines included the Smallpox Epidemic in India, Tom Baker becomes the fifth Doctor Who, West Germany Wins 1974 World Cup, 1975 sees Bill Gates and Paul Allen create the company Microsoft, and in the UK, Coal Miners receive a 35% pay rise and the price of petrol rises by almost 70%!!

Hope you will join us for what will be a trip down memory lane for some and for others one which helps put into context the music of the day against the backdrop of everyday life in the Seventies.

We’ll hear tracks from Suzi Quatro, David Bowie, Genesis, Supertramp, Budgie, Slade, The Sweet, Yes, Mott The Hoople, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Rush, Hawkwind, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Blue Oyster Cult, The Who, Alice Cooper, Wings, Aerosmith and many more.

Be sure to tune in to the very best music tonight from 7pm BST on Big Rock 247 http://ow.ly/nn3VC

Share this event on your Facebook Timeline and invite all your fellow rocker friends along and add them to our Facebook Group!! www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow

MJx

Showtime tonight…so, it’s almost Friday!!

Good morning!!

I hope everyone’s well. Hasn’t this week gone quickly? That’s a good thing, ‘cos we’re that much closer to showtime…and Friday!!

Really pleased to see more and more folks joining our Facebook Group. For those that have recently joined us, welcome aboard. You can look forward to making some new friends and acquaintances while you listen along to our weekly show.

This week is jam-packed full of your requests, plus a good few tunes that you may not have heard for quite some time…at least on the radio, anyway. Tune in from 7pm (UK time) tonight and hear some Blue Öyster Cult, Uriah Heep, Steve Vai, Van Halen, Electric Light Orchestra, April Wine, Magnum, Lita Ford, Stevie Nicks, Golden Earring, INXS, Motley Crue, Motorhead and much more besides.

Hope to see you later.

Cheers!!

MJx

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