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SLADE AT THE BBC 

Slade at The BBC SALVO

The following Slade BBC session info is from a 1993 book called 'In Session Tonight - The Complete Radio One Recordings'.
(Song titles given in the book are corrected to actual song titles here).
Further information is included in the booklet of the excellent SALVO release of Slade's BBC sessions

Broadcast date - 8/6/69 - Dave Symonds on Sunday Show - Recorded 2/6/69 as Ambrose Slade.
Everybody's Next One, C'mon C'mon, Good Old Desk, The Raven (not Broadcast)

Broadcast date - 28/4/70 - Mike Harding Show - Recorded 25/3/70 as Slade.
The Shape of Things To Come, Omaha, Sweet Box, I Remember.

Broadcast date - 12/1/71 - Mike Harding Show - Recorded 11/1/71.
Man Who Speaks Evil, Dirty Joker, The Gospel According to Rasputin, Do you want me.

Broadcast date - 13/5/71 - Stuart Henry Show - Recorded 5/5/71.
Get Down And Get With It, Man Who Speeks Evil, My Life Is Natural, In Like A Shot From My Gun.

Broadcast date - 27/1/72 - Pete Drummond Show - Recorded 12/1/72.
In Like A Shot From My Gun, My Life Is Natural, The Shape of Things To Come, Look Wot You Dun.

Broadcast date - 26/5/72 - John Peel Show - Recorded 9/5/72.
Move Over, Let The Good Times Roll, Gudbuy Gudbuy, Darling Be Home Soon, Keep On Rockin'.

These sessions do not account for all the songs known to have been recorded at the BBC. Other songs have surfaced on bootlegs that are almost certainly from Slade's BBC sessions:

Coloured Rain, Wild Winds Are Blowing, See Us Here, Gudbuy T' Jane, Know Who You Are, Nights In White Satin, Getting Better, Coming Home, This Is The Season (see covers page)

A live concert was recorded on 17th August 1972 by the BBC at Paris Studios. A couple of bootleg CD's of this surfaced. The 'Watch out here cum t'nutz' CD was far superior to the 'Weer all crazee now' CD (which omitted dialogue) but has been superceded by the Salvo Live at the BBC set..

Tracklisting from show:
Hear me calling, In like a shot from my gun, Look wot you dun, Keep on rockin' , Move over, Mama weer all crazee now, Lady be good, Coz I luv you, Take me bak 'ome, Get down and get with it, Good golly Miss Molly

It would be incorrect not to mention the two programmes in the BBC's 'Insight' series on Radio 1, which featured a one hour documentary about Slade's current tour entitled 'Six days on the road' and also a broadcast of an hour's worth of highlights from their 1975 London New Victoria Theatre concert, from the 'Thanks for the memory' tour.

SLADE LIVE IN CONCERT AT LEICESTER UNIVERSITY, 11th DECEMBER 1980,
BROADCAST LIVE ON BBC RADIO 1:

We gonna rock ya intro + Dizzy Mama, When Im dancin' , Take me bak 'ome, Wheels ain't comin' down, Everyday / Gudbuy T' Jane, You'll never walk alone, Merry Xmas everybody.

The last song (Merry Xmas everybody) was suddenly interrupted by a power cut just a few bars from the end. The power was not restored and therefore we didn't get the planned Mama weer all crazee now. Not broadcast in stereo.

RICHARD SKINNER SHOW, BBC RADIO 1, February 1981 :
Unique session recordings of :

a) When I'm dancin',
b) Dizzy mama,
c) Night starvation,
d) Wheels ain't coming down.

It should be noted that tracks c and d are virtually indistinguishable from the regular release versions.
Not broadcast in stereo.

Thanks to the Roaring Silence and the folks on the boards for the info re the book on the 1969 - 1972 BBC sessions.
Thanks to Kevin Hughes and Gary Jordan for further valuable info on this and the covers pages.

DISCO 2 APPEARANCES:
21 March 1970: Slade, The Keef Hartley Band
25 April 1970: Slade, Legend
31 October 1970: Slade, The Move, Clarence Carter, Sweet Box

TOP OF THE POPS APPEARANCES:

Shape Of Things To Come 2nd April, 1970 Tony Blackburn Performance

Get Down And Get With It 15th July, 1971 Tony Blackburn Performance
Get Down And Get With It 29th July, 1971 Jimmy Savile Disc
Get Down And Get With It 5th August, 1971 Ed Stewart Promo Video
Get Down And Get With It 19th August, 1971 Tony Blackburn Disc

Coz I Luv You 21st October, 1971 Jimmy Savile Performance
Coz I Luv You 28th October, 1971 Ed Stewart Disc
Coz I Luv You 4th November, 1971 Jimmy Savile Performance
Coz I Luv You 11th November, 1971 Tony Blackburn, Jimmy Savile Performance
Coz I Luv You 18th November, 1971 Jimmy Savile Repeat Performance
Coz I Luv You 25th November, 1971 Ed Stewart Repeat Performance
Coz I Luv You 2nd December, 1971 Jimmy Savile Repeat Performance
Coz I Luv You 27th December, 1971 Tony Blackburn Performance

Look Wot You Dun 3rd February, 1972 Jimmy Savile Performance
Look Wot You Dun 17th February, 1972 Tony Blackburn Performance
Look Wot You Dun 2nd March, 1972 Tony Blackburn Promo Video

Take Me Bak 'Ome 1st June, 1972 Jimmy Savile Disc
Take Me Bak 'Ome 8th June, 1972 Tony Blackburn Performance
Take Me Bak 'Ome 15th June, 1972 Jimmy Savile Performance
Take Me Bak 'Ome 29th June, 1972 Jimmy Savile Performance

Mama Weer All Crazee Now 24th August, 1972 Jimmy Savile Performance
Mama Weer All Crazee Now 31st August, 1972 Noel Edmonds Performance
Mama Weer All Crazee Now 7th September, 1972 Tony Blackburn Repeat Performance
Mama Weer All Crazee Now 14th September, 1972 Jimmy Savile Repeat Performance
Mama Weer All Crazee Now 21st September, 1972 Ed Stewart Repeat Performance

Gudbuy T'jane 16th November, 1972 Jimmy Savile Promo Video
Gudbuy T' Jane 23rd November, 1972 Noel Edmonds Promo Video
Gudbuy T' Jane 7th December, 1972 Jimmy Savile Promo Video
Gudbuy T' Jane 14th December, 1972 Ed Stewart Performance

Take Me Bak 'Ome 25th December, 1972 Jimmy Savile, Ed Stewart Performance

Mama Weer All Crazee Now 28th December, 1972 Noel Edmonds, Tony Blackburn Performance

Cum On Feel The Noize 22nd February, 1973 Noel Edmonds Performance
Cum On Feel The Noize 1st March, 1973 Tony Blackburn Performance
Cum On Feel The Noize 8th March, 1973 Jimmy Savile Performance
Cum On Feel The Noize 15th March, 1973 Tony Blackburn Performance
Cum On Feel The Noize 22nd March, 1973 Tony Blackburn Repeat Performance

Skweeze Me Pleeze Me 22nd June, 1973 Kenny Everett Performance
Skweeze Me Pleeze Me 29th June, 1973 Jimmy Savile Performance
Skweeze Me Pleeze Me 6th July, 1973 Noel Edmonds
Skweeze Me Pleeze Me 13th July, 1973 Tony Blackburn Repeat Performance

My Friend Stan 4th October, 1973 Jimmy Savile, Tony Blackburn, Noel Edmonds, Kenny Everett Performance (500th TOTP) (1.5 minutes of the band filmed at street cafe in france@ BBC)
My Friend Stan 11th October, 1973 Kenny Everett Performance

Merry Christmas Everybody 6th December, 1973 Dave Lee Travis Performance
Merry Christmas Everybody 13th December, 1973 Tony Blackburn Performance
Merry Christmas Everybody 20th December, 1973 Jimmy Savile Performance

Cum On Feel The Noize 25th December, 1973 Noel Edmonds, Tony Blackburn Performance

Merry Christmas Everybody 3rd January, 1974 Dave Lee Travis Repeat Performance
Merry Christmas Everybody 10th January, 1974 Johnnie Walker Repeat Performance

Everyday 28th March, 1974 Dave Lee Travis Performance
Everyday 11th April, 1974 Noel Edmonds Performance

Far Far Away 11th October, 1974 Paul Burnett Performance
Far Far Away 31st October, 1974 Tony Blackburn Repeat Performance

Merry Christmas Everybody 25th December, 1974 Jimmy Savile, Tony Blackburn Performance

How Does It Feel 6th February, 1975 Jimmy Savile Performance
How Does It Feel 20th February, 1975 Tony Blackburn Performance
How Does It Feel 6th March, 1975 Jimmy Savile Performance

Thanks For The Memory 8th May, 1975 Jimmy Savile Performance
Thanks For The Memory 22nd May, 1975 Tony Blackburn Performance

In For A Penny 20th November, 1975 Dave Lee Travis Performance
In For A Penny 4th December, 1975 Jimmy Savile Performance

Let's Call It Quits 5th February, 1976 Jimmy Savile Performance
Let's Call It Quits 19th February, 1976 Dave Lee Travis Performance

Gypsy Road Hog 20th January, 1977 Noel Edmonds Performance

My Baby Left Me-Thats All Right (Medley) 27th October, 1977 David Jensen Performance

Well Bring The House Down 29th January, 1981 Tommy Vance Performance
Well Bring The House Down 12th February, 1981 Richard Skinner Repeat Performance

Lock Up Your Daughters 24th September, 1981 Simon Bates Performance
Lock Up Your Daughters 8th October, 1981 Dave Lee Travis Repeat Performance

My Oh My 1st December, 1983 Dave Lee Travis, Steve Wright Performance
My Oh My 15th December, 1983 Janice Long, Simon Bates Performance

Merry Xmas Everybody 22nd December, 1983 John Peel, David Jensen Performance

Coz I Luv You 5th January, 1984 David Jensen, John Peel Repeat Performance (20th Anniversary)

My Oh My 5th January, 1984 David Jensen, John Peel Performance

Run Runaway 16th February, 1984 Simon Bates, Peter Powell Performance
Run Run Away 1st March, 1984 David Jensen, John Peel Promo Video

All Join Hands 15th November, 1984 Mike Read, Bruno Brookes Performance
All Join Hands 29th November, 1984 Janice Long, Peter Powell Repeat Performance

My Oh My 27th December, 1984 Lenny Henry Performance

Merry Xmas Everybody 31st Decembe 1984, (25th Anniversary)

Merry Xmas Everybody 25th December, 1990 Anthea Turner, Mark Goodier Repeat Performance

Radio Wall Of Sound 17th October, 1991 Mark Franklin, Tony Dortie Performance (last ever TOTP Performance)

Cum On Feel The Noize 4th January, 1994 Repeat Performance

Coz I Luv You 8th November, 1996 Frankie Dettori Repeat Performance

TOTP2 showings:

TOTP2 15/10/1994
My Friend Stan 4/10/73

TOTP2 17/12/1994
Merry Xmas Everybody 20.12.73

TOTP2 15/04/1995
Everyday 11/04/74 (as per DVD)

TOTP2 21/09/1996
Coz I Luv You 27/12/71

TOTP2 01/02/1997
Martha My Dear (Monster Music Mash 04/11/69)

TOTP2 27/09/1997
Mamma Weer All Crazee Now 28.12.72 (as per DVD)

TOTP2 27/12/1997
Merry Christmas Everybody 20.12.73

TOTP2 28/03/1998
Cum on Feel the Noize 25/12/73 (as per BBC TOTP 40th DVD)

TOTP2 19/12/1998
Merry Xmas Everybody 20/12/73

TOTP2 29/12/1998
Mama Weer All Crazee Now 28/12/72

TOTP2 10/04/1999
Everday 11/04/74

TOTP2 22/12/1999
Merry Xmas Everybody 25.12.73

TOTP2 Christmas singalong TX 25/12/1999
Merry Xmas Everybody 25/12/74 (as per DVD)

TOTP2 16/02/2000
My Oh My 05/01/84

TOTP2 06/09/2000
Coz I luv you 27/12/71

TOTP2 20/12/2000
Merry Xmas Everybody 20/12/73

TOTP2 13/06/2001
My Baby Left Me 27/10/77

TOTP2 19/12/2001
Merry Christmas Everybody 22/12/83

TOTP2 (Have Yourself A Very Eighties Christmas) 20/12/2001
My Oh My 15/12/83

TOTP2 11/06/2002
Coz I Love You 27/12/71

TOTP2 10/09/2002
Mama Weer All Crazee Now 28/12/72

TOTP2 17/12/2002
Merry Xmas Everybody 25/12/1973

TOTP2 15/04/2003
Run Run Away 16/2/1984

TOTP2 (Amanda Holden) 19/05/2003
Everyday 11/4/74

TOTP2 23/07/2003
Lock Up Your Daughters 24/9/81

TOTP2 17/12/2003
Merry Xmas Everybody 25/12/74

TOTP2 (Vic & Bob) 09/02/2004
Cum On Feel the Noize 25/12/73

TOTP2 02/06/2004
Radio Wall Of Sound 17/10/1991

TOTP2 (At Christmas) 24/12/2004
Merry Xmas Everybody 20/12/73

TOTP2 (BBC3 CHRISTMAS KARAOKE) 24/12/2004
Merry Christmas Everybody 20/12/73

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