NEWS: 1983 revisited with ‘Back To The 80s’ Part 4

This week’s show takes you on another trip down memory lane, back to the year 1983, with Part 4 of a series of shows celebrating Rock Music through the 80s, year-by-year. “Oh yeah….looking through those rose-tinted spectacles again, are we?”, but those of us fortunate enough to have lived through the early 80s can be forgiven for thinking it was an era where rock music, not for the first time, took on an energy all of its own, providing some notable highlights and in some case, breaking new ground.

Just look at a few of the bands we’ve lined up for you to rock out to in the first hour of the show! Motley Crue, Dio, Y&T, Quiet Riot, Yes, Genesis, Alcatrazz, Thin Lizzy and Gary Moore.

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And if that’s not enough, we’ll be hearing from the likes of Queensrÿche, Metallica, Kiss, Molly Hatchet, Hanoi Rocks, Magnum, Bryan Adams, AC/DC, Rainbow, Journey, Saxon, Iron Maiden, Hawkwind, Marillion, Status Quo, Accept, Dokken, Ozzy Osbourne, Slade, Def Leppard and ZZ Top.

Three hours of great music, anecdotes and news headlines from the year 1983 – 7pm Thursday, 12th February.

Listen links are on our homepage www.theclassicrockshow.co.uk

Cheers!

MJx

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NEWS: YES ‘LIKE IT IS’

PromoImageAmong the world’s most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands, Grammy Award winning, Yes, has a new live album, ‘Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome’.

In Spring 2014, Yes performed in their Canada, UK and European tour a true classic rock header by performing two of their most popular albums in their entirety, all in one concert: 1971’s ‘The Yes Album, and 1977’s ‘Going For The One’.

Music audiences across the world experienced the albums – each representing an important milestone in Yes’ career which encompasses sales of close to 50 million albums worldwide – performed from beginning to end.

Yes are:
Jon Davison – Vocals
Chris Squire – Bass
Steve Howe – Guitars
Alan White – Drums
Geoff Downes – Keyboards

Tracklisting:
Cd1: Going For The One; Turn Of The Century; Parallels; Wonderous Stories; Awaken.
Cd2: Yours Is No Disgrace; Clap; Starship Trooper; I’ve Seen All Good People; A Venture; Perpetual Change.

Dvd / Blu Ray: Going For The One; Turn Of The Century; Parallels; Wonderous Stories; Awaken; Yours Is No Disgrace; Clap; Starship Trooper; I’ve Seen All Good People; A Venture; Perpetual Change.

The album is available through Frontiers Music here.

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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.

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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

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John McCoy is our studio guest tonight! Great music and plenty of fun from 7pm… #ClassicRock

Hello again!

John McCoy is my studio guest tonight. He tells me he’s bringing along a sack full of great music to play alongside your requests. We’ll no doubt tease some little anecdotes out of him about his career.

“So what will you be playing?”, you ask. ZZ Top, Yes, Motorhead, Pantera, Heart, Joe Satriani, AC/DC, The Kinks, Tom Petty, Vardis, Krokus, More, GMT, Gillan, McCoy, The James Gang, The Spellkasters, Robin Trower…for starters!

Join us from 7pm (GMT)

Cheers!

MJx

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#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.

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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

Last night’s playlist is now available…

Hello everyone 🙂

Thanks so much for tuning in last night. The interaction on the Facebook Group was fab….and once again we welcomed in new listeners to the show!!

The show was recorded and will be posted up on Mixcloud very soon.

Cheers

MJx

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The Classic Rock Show playlist for 21st February 2013

The Classic Rock Show playlist for 21st February 2013