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The JOE ELLIOTT Show 31st August 2019 Playlist/Transcript

Joe Elliott 2019. By dltourhistory

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott hosted another edition of his weekly radio show last night on Planet Rock.

This week's show included songs by Cheap Trick, T. Rex and Roxy Music.

The full playlist is shown below and a full transcript.

The show is available until next Saturday using the On Demand feature. It is also repeated on Tuesdays at 9pm.

The Joe Elliott Show - 31st August 2019 Playlist

  • 01 - Deep Purple - Fireball
  • 02 - Cheap Trick - Miss Tomorrow
  • 03 - The Struts - Black Swan
  • 04 - The Rolling Stones - Happy
  • 05 - The Kinks - Shangri-La
  • 06 - Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
  • 07 - Iggy Pop - Sister Midnight
  • 08 - Styx - Can't Find My Way Home
  • 09 - Ellen Foley - Thunder And Rain
  • 10 - T. Rex - Jitterbug Love
  • 11 - KISS - Calling Dr. love
  • 12 - Hustler - Get Outa Me 'ouse

Show Intro

"Good evening you wonderful people and welcome once again to The Joe Elliott Show right here on the wonderful Planet Rock. Once again, yes once again coming to you from Las Vegas. But in fairness I've actually been out of town for the last four or five days. Went back to California, the moist California air, to replenish and get a little bit of moisture into the system. But we are back on track and we are now 7 shows out of the 12 under our belts."

"What have we got for you tonight?. Sixty minutes of fantastic music starting off with this beauty from Deep Purple."

Deep Purple

"It is hard to believe but that album came out 48 years ago. It really has stood the test of time. That is Deep Purple. It is the title track of their 1971 album Fireball."

Cheap Trick

"Now you know we well enough by now if somebody comes to one of the shows I like to mention the fact that they came and give them their four minutes worth if they are a musician and who am I to deny Robin Zander. This is Cheap Trick."

"And before that, featuring the wonderful Robin Zander, who actually came along with Dax Neilsen. Rick's son and current and brilliant drummer with Cheap Trick. from their album, 2008 the album came out. The album is called The Latest. Of course they've had about two since then I think. The song we heard Miss Tomorrow."

The Struts

"One of the hardest touring bands around at the moment. That is The Struts from the album Everybody Wants with a great bit of work called Black Swan."

The Rolling Stones

"Well if that didn't make you happy maybe this will. This is The Rolling Stones."

"And before that The Rolling Stones from the album highly regarded as the best thing that they ever did. Personally I think that they've done better albums, but there is no denying there are some great songs on that album including the one that we just heard, Happy."

The Kinks

"Two what you might call classic British 60s bands there back to back. That was The Kinks from the album Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire with a song called Shangri-La. And what a song."

"You are listening to the Joe Elliott show all the way once again from Las Vegas in the Nevada desert. It is time for a little break and when we come back for your pleasure we have Roxy Music."

Roxy Music

"And before that Roxy Music with the title track of their album For Your Pleasure."

Iggy Pop

"There's an amazing version of that song knocking around on the internet that was recorded in front room of a house. It was Trent Reznor and Pete Murphy from Bauhaus. But that is the original version co-written by Iggy Pop and David Bowie. It is from the album Idiot. It is Iggy Pop. The song Sister Midnight."


"Right well with their version of what the Big Bang Theories all about, this is Styx."

"And before that Styx from their covers album The Big Band Theory with their version of the Blind Faith classic Can't Find My Way Home. Something that I expect happens quite a lot in this particular town."

Ellen Foley

"With a fantastic interpretation there of a Graham Parker song we had Ellen Foley from her 1979 album Night out which was produced by Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson. The song, great stuff, is Thunder And Rain."

T. Rex

"Back in the early to mid 70s Marc Bolan and T. Rex had some B-Sides that were arguably as good as if not better than the A-Sides. Here is a classic example."

"And before that T. Rex with one of their brilliant B-Sides. Along with Sunken Rags it was on the flipside of Children Of The Revolution back in 1972. The song we just heard Jitterbug Love."


"That my friends is a re-record of a song that originally appeared on the 1977 album Love Gun. But that is from the bonus disc that came with the album Sonic Boom where the band re-recorded a lot of their very famous songs. The band are KISS. The song we heard Calling Dr. love."

Show Outro

"And that my friends, all the way from Las Vegas in Nevada, is about it for this week. It's been a real pleasure as always. I shall be back with you next week at exactly the same time for the last time from Sin City for a little while at least."

"So until then I'm gonna leave you with this. Unlike myself who took off for four days voluntarily this crowd seem to have been pushed out. They once supported Queen. This is Hustler with Get Outa Me 'ouse. Until next week see ya."

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