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JOE ELLIOTT Songs From The Vault 20th August 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 Rolling Stones, Elton John and Down 'n' Outz.

This edition was first broadcast on Thursday 20th August (the show was not broadcast in July).

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 - 20th August 2020 Playlist

  • 01 - The Rolling Stones - Not Fade Away
  • 02 - Doctor Feelgood - As Long As The Price Is Right
  • 03 - UFO - Cherry
  • 04 - Down 'n' Outz - Boys Don't Cry
  • 05 - Rod Stewart - I Know I'm Losing You
  • 06 - Argent - Hold Your Head Up
  • 07 - Whitesnake - Judgement Day
  • 08 - Journey - Chain Reaction
  • 09 - Foreigner - Stranger In My Own House
  • 10 - Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
  • 11 - Fleetwood Mac - Rhiannon
  • 12 - Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

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 fellow music lovers and welcome once again to Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. I'm Joe Elliott and for the next hour or so I'm gonna be taking you on a whistle stop tour of my own personal collection of music. We' ve got some great stuff lined up for ya. So sit tight, tune in and chill out to the sounds of The Rolling Stones."

The Rolling Stones

"And before that short and sweet coming in at a massive 1 minute and 49 seconds. Taken from The Big Hits High Tide And Green Grass collection it's The Rolling Stones and Not Fade Away."

Doctor Feelgood

"In Great Britain they were known as pub rock but to all and sundry really it's just classic R and B. From the mid 70s there that's a band called Doctor Feelgood. It actually comes from a collection called Singled Out The A Sides. It's a song called As Long As The Price Is Right."


"I'm Joe Elliott. You're listening to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. This is Songs From The Vault and right now I'd like to pay tribute to a friend of mine who recently passed away. Mr. Pete Way the bass player for many many years in UFO. I first met Pete in 1979 on the No Place To Run Tour when they came to the Sheffield City Hall with a band called Girl opening for them who featured at the time future Leppard member Mr. Phil Collen."

"I took Pete to a greasy spoon burger joint about 2am and there he was out of the taxi wearing leather trousers, a leopard skin coast and way too much mascara. You can only imagine the looks he got from the taxi drivers in the queue. Didn't phase him, didn't phase me. Lovely guy. He lived his life to the full as we all know, anybody that knew him."

"But what a contribution he did make to the band UFO. .I'd like to play something right now that you can tell straight away where his influence is. This from the album Obsession is UFO. Rest in peace my friend."

"Pete Way just a few days ago. Following only a couple of months after Paul Tonka Chapman the guitarist in UFO who replaced Michael Schenker. And he himself only a few months after the keyboard player Paul Raymond. One can only hope that Phil Mogg and Andy Parker have got some great life insurance."

"We did hear UFO there from 1978. The album is Obsession. The song, the Pete Way driven, Cherry."

Down 'n' Outz

"From the third album, but the first to be self-written, that is my little side band the Down 'n' Outz. The album is called This Is How We Roll. The song is called Boys Don't Cry. Which sadly they do when they find out news of their friends passing at a rapid pace."

Rod Stewart

"You're listening to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. This is Songs From The Vault. I'm Joe Elliott and on to somebody that is alive and kicking and very much so. This is Rod Stewart."

"And before that from the first album I ever purchased in 1971 fr two pounds and eleven. Which doesn't sound like a lot of money but in those days it was four weeks pocket money for this 11 years old kid. The album is called Every Picture Tells A Story. The song a fantastic cover of The Temptations tune I Know I'm Losing You."


"Before that we heard Argent from the Argent Anthology. It's the long version of the hit single Hold Your Head Up."

Voice Over

"This is the music that inspired a Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame career. Joe Elliott's Songs From The Vault on SiriusXM's Deep Tracks."


"From the recently released Rock Album where all 20 tracks are brand new remixes and what a difference it makes. When you hear in the Still Of The Night and compare the However I've chosen to play something that doesn't get a lot of airplay. It's a song called Judgement Day. It is of course Whitesnake."


"You are listening to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. I'm Joe Elliott. This is Songs From The Vault and here's a couple of songs from a couple of bands that are often I would say unfairly lumped together. Starting off with Journey."

"Before that from 1983. The album is Frontiers. My favourite ever Journey song by a country mile it is Chain Reaction."


"From the album Agent Provocateur that is Foreigner with a very Zepplin-esque Stranger In My Own House."


"You're listening to SiriusXM's Deep Tracks. This is Songs From The Vault. I'm Joe Elliott and from two bands that are essentially arena rock all the way back to the UK to a gentleman called Roy Wood who would re-work a Phil Spector wall of sound so brilliantly for his band Wizzard."

"Before that Wizzard featuring the wonderful Roy Wood who had a little tenure in ELO. But before that was very successful in a band called The Move. It is taken from a The Best Glam Rock Album In The World Ever collection. The song is See My Baby Jive."

Fleetwood Mac

"I never ever get tired of listening to that song from the album Fleetwood Mac from 1975. The first album to feature Lindsey Buckingham and the goddess that is Stevie Nicks. That is Rhiannon."

Show Outro

"I'm Joe Elliott and you have been listening to 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 another bunch of songs from my own personally collection."

"Until then I'm gonna leave you with this one. Which for me, especially on a weekend is a great song for getting ready to go out. Sadly something that we aren't doing as much as we'd like. But still it doesn't take away from the fact that this is one of the greatest things that Elton John has ever done. From 1973's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. This is Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting. Stay safe. Stay well. See you next time."

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