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The JOE ELLIOTT Show 20th June 2020 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 Paul McCartney, The Move 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 - 20th June 2020 Playlist

  • 01 - Be Bop Deluxe - Fair Exchange
  • 02 - VEGA - Man On A Mission
  • 03 - Cockney Rebel - What Ruthy Said
  • 04 - Eddie Money Two Tickets To Paradise
  • 05 - AC/DC - Safe In New York City
  • 06 - The Rolling Stones - Midnight Rambler
  • 07 - Bruce Springsteen - Darkness On The Edge Of Town
  • 08 - Delta Deep - Bang The Lid
  • 09 - Billy F. Gibbons - 'Rollin' And Tumblin'
  • 10 - Roxy Music - Both Ends Burning
  • 11 - The Move - Wild Tiger Woman
  • 12 - Paul McCartney And Wings - Jet

Show Intro

"Evening all and welcome once again to The Joe Elliott Show right here on the wonderful Planet Rock. Always great to be with you. We have in my humble opinion about 60 minutes or so of some wonderful music tonight. Starting off with, well imagine the scenario. Deep in the winter of 1976 I believe February. Pick any City Hall you like in the UK. 9pm the house lights go down and in the centre of the stage there is a perspex cylinder full of dry ice. And as said dry ice starts to dissipate a figure is revealed. Wearing a white suit, holding up a Les Paul aloft. Cue the feedback."

Be Bop Deluxe

"As you could probably tell by my introduction I was very very impressed with the live intro of that particular show. When I saw that band at the Sheffield City Hall in February 1976. Promoting their then brand new album Sunburst Finish. What a great intro it was. It is Be Bop Deluxe featuring the wonderfully talented Mr. Bill Nelson. Lead singer, guitarist and main songwriter for said band. The song we just heard is the 2018 stereo remix of Fair Exchange."


"Right get ready to grit your teeth. This is brand new VEGA."

"And before that brand new VEGA. The album is only out a couple of weeks It is called Grit Your Teeth. The song we just heard Man On A Mission."

Cockney Rebel

"Another great band that I crossed paths with at the Sheffield City Hall back in the 70s a couple of times. That is Cockney Rebel featuring Steve Harley. In fact a couple of members of Cockney Rebel were once members of Be Bop Deluxe. So there's a bit of a link to the opening track we played. From the Human Menagerie album we just heard What Ruthy Said."

Eddie Money

"OK teasing us about something we haven't been able to do for a while, but maybe we will soon. This is Eddie Money."

"And before that we heard Eddie Money who opened for Def Leppard on the very last show of our 1983 Pyromania tour. Which also featured Uriah Heep and a very fledgling Motley Crue on the bill. The song we just heard, and hopefully we can all experience this soon, Two Tickets To Paradise."


"Released in February of the year 2000 which makes it over 20 years old. Good grief. That is AC/DC. The album is Stiff Upper Lip. The song Safe In New York City. Well Johnno maybe back then but not so much recently."

"You are listening to the Joe Elliott Show on the wonderful Planet Rock. It is time for a little break, and when we come back, one of the best live performances ever committed to tape."

The Rolling Stones

"And before that The Rolling Stones from one of the greatest live albums ever made. Get Yer Yas Yas Out. With the magnificent version of Midnight Rambler."

Bruce Springsteen

"I don't really play a lot of The Boss on my show. But I should play more because there's an absolute wealth of material to choose from. Like that one that we just heard from 1978. It is Bruce Springsteen. The title track of the album Darkness On The Edge Of Town."

Delta Deep

"OK so keeping that blues theme going for a little while. Here's Delta Deep."

"And before that Phil Collen's side project. Actually he's got a few. He's got the Cybernauts occasionally. And he's got Manraze. And he's also got Delta Deep. From the album of the same name. The song we heard Bang The Lid ."

Billy F. Gibbons

"Stepping out from the shadow of ZZ Top for a little while there is Billy F. Gibbons. And what the F stands for is anybody's guess. The album is called The Big Bad Blues. The song 'Rollin' And Tumblin'."

Roxy Music

"Right O from blues rock to art rock. This is Roxy Music."

"And before that Roxy Music from 1975. The album is Siren. The song a massive hit single all over the world Both Ends Burning."

The Move

"What an abundance of talent that band had. Not only did they have Bev Bevan on the drums who was also later on in ELO and for a little while Black Sabbath. But they also had Roy Wood and what a great songwriter. And Trevor Burton was no slouch either who sang that particular tune. It is The Move with the song Wild Tiger Woman."

Show Outro

"And that my friends is about it or this week. It's been a real pleasure as always. I shall be back with you next week at exactly the same time."

"So until then, on the week where we said goodbye to the forces sweetheart Dame Vera Lynn at the grand old age of 103. We also said just a couple of days ago Happy Birthday Sir Paul McCartney. Who is 78 years young. So we have to end the show with one of his greatest bits of work. From 19713. The album Band On The Run. This is Wings and Jet. Until next week see ya!."

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