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JOE ELLIOTT Songs From The Vault 19th November 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 on SiriusXM.

This month's show included songs by The Tubes, Delta Deep and Paul McCartney.

This edition was first broadcast on Thursday 19th November (the show was not broadcast in October).

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 - 19th November 2020 Playlist

  • 01 - The Tubes - No Not Again
  • 02 - Paul McCartney - I'm Partial To Your Abracadabra
  • 03 - Steve Harley/Cockney Rebel - What Ruthie Said
  • 04 - Be Bop Deluxe - Fair Exchange
  • 05 - Down 'n' Outz - Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
  • 06 - Fanny - Blind Alley
  • 07 - Jethro Tull - Mother Goose
  • 08 - Lou Reed - Viscious
  • 09 - David Bowie - All the Madmen
  • 10 - The Rolling Stones - Doom And Gloom
  • 11 - Sparks - The Lady Is Lingering
  • 12 - Delta Deep - Bang The Lid

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 my fellow music lovers and welcome once again to Songs From The Vault right here on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. I'm Joe Elliott and for the next sixty minutes or so I'm gonna be taking you on a little trip through my own personal record collection. Going back right to when I was a little kid. There's some great music lined up for this particular show. Starting off with this beauty from The Tubes."

The Tubes

"And before that we heard The Tubes from 1983. the album is Outside Inside. The song we heard, fantastic bit of work, called No Not Again."

Paul McCartney

"A very well respected musician that didn't really get much foothold in the USA, but was huge in the UK, was a gentleman called Ian Dury. He used to be in a band called Kilburn And The High Roads. He then formed Ian Dury And The Blockheads who became a massive band between about 1978 and 1981. They had this one album called New Boots And Panties. It was a fantastic album. It was a massive seller. And having died over 20 years ago now it's still regarded as a classic album. So much so that about 15/16 years ago somebody decided to do a tribute album replicating every single song on that album by various different artists. Like the likes of Robbie Williams for example and the calibre of the artists we just heard Sir Paul McCartney contributed a song to the album. The album is called Brand New Boots And Panties. The song we just heard is Macca singing I'm Partial To Your Abracadabra ."

Steve Harley/Cockney Rebel

"You are listening to Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. I'm Joe Elliott and yet another artist that didn't really get that much of a foothold in the US but was huge in the UK was this gentleman. Steve Harley. Here he is fronting his fantastic 70s band Cockney Rebel."

"And before that Cockney Rebel fronted by the wonderful Mr. Steve Harley. The album is Human Managerie. The song we heard What Ruthie Said."

Be Bop Deluxe

"Fronted by fellow Yorkshireman Bill Nelson. Yes, that is Be Bop Deluxe hailing from a little town called Wakefield in West Yorkshire. From their third album Sunburst Finish. That is the 2018 remix of the opening track Fair Exchange and what a bit of work that is."

Down 'n' Outz

"You are listening to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. This is Songs From The Vault. I'm Joe Elliott and I am playing this next song as a tribute to anybody that has lost a loved one recently. Many of my friends have lost loved ones, I've lost loved ones. It seems to be happening more frequently. Specifically this year it's got pretty grim. This song was recorded as a tribute to somebody that passed away ten years ago. A friend of myself and Rick Savage's who started out in Sheffield at exactly the same time as we did. We were a band, he was a DJ. And we both rose through the ranks at the same time. We were very tight."

"Sadly he passed away in 2010 but his wife organised, at the Sheffield City Hall, a tribute show. And asked us to play specific songs.This next song was one of them. It took me four and a half months to learn to play this on the piano. Imagine my horror when I found out that as I was about to walk on stage three members of KISS were stood in the wings watching us do this. This is the Down 'n' Outz."

Note - Joe was talking about Sheffield DJ Dave Kilner.

"And before that we heard the Down 'n' Outz. Live from the Sheffield City Hall in 2010. Watched by three members of KISS over my shoulder as I played that song for the very first time. So no pressure then. It is a rework of a song originally found on Elton John's 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. It is Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding ."


"Before that Fanny. I first discovered Fanny as a free Flexi-Disc single that was given away in the NME back in 1972. I did go out and buy the album that it came from. I now own the box set that it's also featured on which is called First Time In A Long Time. The song is Blind Alley."

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."

Jethro Tull

"I did a gig in a cathedral in Bradford in Yorkshire, England about three years ago with that gentleman. It was a Christmas show and it was to raise money for the roof that needed repairing. What a beautiful gentleman he is. He is Ian Anderson. He is the leader of the band that we just heard Jethro Tull. What we just heard is a song from Aqualung from 1970 or '71 my memory fades. But it's the 25th anniversary special re-release. So it's all been remastered and sounds lovely and smooth. The song is Mother Goose."

Lou Reed

"You're listening to Songs From The Vault right here on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. I'm Joe Elliott and this is Lou Reed."

"And before that from 1972. Produced by David Bowie and Mick Ronson. From the album Transformer we heard Lou Reed with Vicious."

David Bowie

"From arguably his most eclectic and heaviest album. 1970's Man Who Sold the World. That is David Bowie with All The Madmen."

The Rolling Stones

"I'm Joe Elliott. This is Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. Now this next song's title may be a little misleading because doom and gloom it is not. This is The Rolling Stones."

"And before that The Rolling Stones with what was then their first brand new song is aeons. It is from a collection called Grrrr!. Another Greatest Hits album, collection of theirs. The song is the Jeff Basker remix of the track Doom Anf Gloom."


"They came from LA. They moved to London and they became massive in the UK. And then they moved back to LA and as they moved back to LA they also moved musical styles but they still made some great music. they are Sparks. There from their 1975 album Indiscreet we just heard The Lady Is Lingering."

Show Outro

"You have been listening to Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. And from me Joe Elliott that is about it for this particular show."

"I shall be back with you next time with more of the same only a little bit different."

"Until then I'm gonna leave you with this. This is from an album called Delta Deep. It is from a band called Delta Deep. Which features my very good friend and colleague Mr. Phil Collen. This is a fantastic tune called Bang The Lid. Until next time stay safe, look after each other."

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