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JOE ELLIOTT Songs From The Vault 18th June 2020 Playlist/Transcript

Joe Elliott 2019. By dltourhistory

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott hosted another edition of his monthly radio show Songs From The Vault this week on SiriusXM.

This month's show included songs by The Ramones, Slade and Paul McCartney.

This edition was first broadcast on Thursday 18th June.

Note - The show returned this month for a new episode after missing out May and having an old 2019 show broadcast in April.

Joe began this show on 19th April 2018 and it is broadcast once a month.

The full playlist is shown below and a full transcript.

The show is available on the SiriusXM website for around one week after broadcast.

Joe Elliott Songs From The Vault - 18th June 2020 Playlist

  • 01 - The Ramones - Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?
  • 02 - Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
  • 03 - Free - Catch A Train
  • 04 - Slade - Cuz I Love You
  • 05 - Slash - Starlight
  • 06 - Yes - Roundabout
  • 07 - Lenny Kravitz - Let Love Rule
  • 08 - Alice Cooper - My Stars
  • 09 - The Who - Ball And Chain
  • 10 - Honeymoon Suite - Feel It Again
  • 11 - Jet - Nothing To Do With Us
  • 12 - Paul MacCartney And Wings - Nineteen Hundred And Eighty Five

Voice Over Intro

"His career is celebrated with Induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as lead singer for Def Leppard. Joe Elliott. Now he's sharing his passion for deep classic rock with stories and music from his personal collection. Welcome to Joe Elliott's Songs From The Vault on Deep Tracks."

Show Intro

"Greetings one and all and welcome once again to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. This is Songs From The Vault and I'm Joe Elliott. And for the next little while I'm gonna be playing you some songs from my personal collection. Some old. Some maybe new. Some borrowed but not a lot blue. But certainly a lot of black leather. This is the Ramones."

The Ramones

"And before that Ramones from their collection Mania. The Ramones of course breaking through about 1976/77. Massive in the UK. Obviously a lot bigger in New York. Beautiful bit of work all about what we're here for. Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?. Of course we do, we're on it right now."

Thin Lizzy

"Couple of bands there that really started to break through about 1976 but in very different ways. Thin Lizzy from their break through album Jailbreak. That is a 2012 remix of the title track of the album that I did with a gentleman called Ronan McHugh who's been recording Def Leppard's music now for a good 20 years and the Down 'n' Outz for what it's worth. When we were listening to the multi tracks of that particular song we were absolutely astonished to find all those little bits in it that never got used. Like the opening gambit that Phil Lynott says when the song starts. Fantastic stuff to actually get your teeth into and listen to the multi tracks in their rare form. It is Thin Lizzy the title track of their 1976 album Jailbreak."


"So let's stay on it shall we. I'm Joe Elliott. This is Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks and this is Free."

"And before that one of my favourite singers of all time Mr. Paul Rodgers. When he was fronting the band Free. From the album Free At Last with Catch A Train."


"They were absolutely huge in the UK. Actually as big as The Beatles were ten years previously. They didn't break America until about 1983 when they had a big hit with a song called Run Runaway. Mostly due to the fact that they were on MTV by then. It is Slade. That's a huge hit that they had. In fact it was their break through hit in 1971. It is from the Feel The Noise greatest hits collection. The song Cuz I Love You."


"I'm Joe Elliott. This is Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks and now it is time for a little bit of Starlight featuring the incomparable Mr. Myles Kennedy on vocals. This is Slash."

"And before that we heard Slash when he was moonlighting away from Guns N' Roses with the wonderful Myles Kennedy on lead vocals. The song that we heard Starlight."


"Before that is was Yes from the 1971 album Fragile. The first song by Yes that I ever heard at a disco when I was about 16 years old. The song is Roundabout."

Voice Over

"He's a Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee curating some of the music that influenced his career. Joe Elliott's Songs From The Vault continues on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks."

Lenny Kravitz

"What a wonderful, wonderful singer that man is. And I wasn't shy to tell him in 1993 when he was a special guest at a festival with Def Leppard in Vienna. It is from 1989's album Let Love Rule. The title track it is of course Lenny Kravitz."

Alice Cooper

"You are listening to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. I'm Joe Elliott. This is Songs From The Vault and this is the wonderful Alice Cooper."

"Before that Alice Cooper from the 1971 album School's Out. My favourite Alice Cooper song of all time. It is My Stars."

The Who

"If you haven't heard the latest Who a;bum it's been out about nine months by now I think. Then you should really give it a good listen. It's a fantastic record. it's just called Who. The deluxe version is definitely worth getting. There's some great bonus material. The song we just heard though there Ball And Chain."

Honeymoon Suite

"I'm Joe Elliott. This is Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. In a few minutes time some very very eccentric UK 79's pop. Right now though some very very smooth 80s pop Canadian style. This is Honeymoon Suite."

"And before that we heard Honeymoon Suite. Coming out of Canada. It's from a collection called Power Ballads Rhino Hi Five. So high five to Rhino. The song a huge hit all over the world called Feel It Again."


"What a very eccentric band they were. That is Jet. Not to be confused with the Australian band Jet who were pretty big in the late 90s, early noughties. This is mid 70s UK Jet. This particular band features Andy Ellison on lead vocals who'd been in a band called John's Children who briefly had in their ranks Marc Bolan. Also Davy O'List who was the guitarist The Nice with Keith Emerson and briefly in Roxy Music. Who else?. Peter Oxendale played in Ian Hunter's Overnight Angels and with Frankie Goes To Hollywood live. And the bass played was a called Martin Gordon. And if you think the band sounded a little like Sparks. That may have been the connection because he was the bass player in Sparks for a little while. Beautiful bit of work it is called Nothing To Do With Us. It's from a collection of songs that only got released about two years ago. But that was on their one and only album from 1975."

Show Outro

"You have been listening to Joe Elliott's Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. And that my friends is about it for this particular show. I shall be back with you next time with more Songs From The Vault."

"Gonna leave you with this one for now. Probably hasn't left his live set much since he first played it live. Which I'm guessing it would have been round about 1973. It Paul McCartney and Wings. It is from the album Band On The Run. It is Nineteen Hundred And Eighty Five. Until next time. Stay safe. Stay distanced. And stay happy."

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