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1985

Here are playlists that detail what played during editions of Tommy Vance's Friday Rock Show in 1985, all taken from cassettes that I recorded at the time and still have today.

January February March
4 Jan
11 Jan
18 Jan
25 Jan
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missing
missing
incomplete
1 Feb
8 Feb
15 Feb
22 Feb
missing
missing
missing
missing
1 Mar
8 Mar
15 Mar
22 Mar
29 Mar
missing
missing
missing
missing
missing
April May June
5 Apr
12 Apr
19 Apr
26 Apr
missing
missing
missing
missing
3 May
10 May
17 May
24 May
31 May
missing
missing
missing
incomplete
incomplete
7 Jun
14 Jun
21 Jun
28 Jun
missing
incomplete
missing
missing
July August September
5 Jul
12 Jul
19 Jul
26 Jul
missing
missing
complete
missing
2 Aug
9 Aug
16 Aug
23 Aug
30 Aug
missing
missing
complete
missing
missing
6 Sep
13 Sep
20 Sep
27 Sep
missing
incomplete
missing
incomplete
October November December
4 Oct
11 Oct
18 Oct
25 Oct
missing
missing
missing
complete
1 Nov
8 Nov
15 Nov
22 Nov
29 Nov
complete
incomplete
missing
incomplete
missing
6 Dec
13 Dec
20 Dec
27 Dec
incomplete
missing
incomplete
missing

25 Jan 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the middle and the end.

  1. Molly Hatchet - Satisfied Man
  2. ZZ Top - I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide
  3. Robin George - Hit List (st)
  4. Earthshaker - Radio Magic
  5. The Gunslingers - Never a Dull Moment
  6. Tokyo Blade - Night of the Blade (st)
  7. Terraplane - I Can't Live Without Your Love (12" version)
  8. Jeff Beck - The Pump
  9. Robin George - Shoot On Sight (st)
  10. Steve Marriott - What Ya Gonna Do 'bout It? (live)
  11. Tokyo Blade - Breakout (st)
  12. Samurai - Rock Steady
  13. Rush - The Spirit of Radio
  14. Jefferson Starship - Jane
  15. Deep Purple - Knockin' at Your Back Door
  16. Robin George - Dangerous Music (st)
  17. Helix - Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'
  18. Tokyo Blade - Lovestruck (st)
  19. Uli Jon Roth & Electric Sun - The Night the Master Comes
  20. Starz - Pull the Plug
  21. Teaze - Heartless World
  22. [gap]

Notes

24 May 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. Bryan Adams - Remember (live)
  2. Bryan Adams - The Only One (live)
  3. Bryan Adams - It's Only Love (live)
  4. Bryan Adams - Kids Wanna Rock (live)
  5. Bryan Adams - Long Gone (live)
  6. Bryan Adams - Cuts Like a Knife (live)
  7. Bryan Adams - Lonely Nights (live)
  8. Bryan Adams - Tonight (live)
  9. Bryan Adams - This Time (live)
  10. Bryan Adams - The Best Was Yet to Come (live)
  11. Bryan Adams - Heaven (live)
  12. Bryan Adams - Run to You (live)
  13. Bryan Adams - Somebody (live)
  14. Bryan Adams - Straight from the Heart (live)
  15. Bryan Adams - Summer of '69 (live)
  16. Gary Moore - Run for Cover
  17. Helix - Deep Cuts the Knife
  18. Onslaught - Death Metal
  19. Rio - I Don't Wanna Be the Fool
  20. Dio - Like the Beat of a Heart
  21. Robin George - Don't Turn Away
  22. Loverboy - Friday Night
  23. [gap]

Notes

31 May 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. Bon Jovi - In and Out of Love
  2. UFO - Love to Love (live)
  3. Blind Fury - Contact Rock 'n' Roll (st)
  4. Fiona - Talk to Me
  5. McCoy - Freemind
  6. Lionheart - Wait for the Night (st)
  7. Molly Hatchet - Flirtin' with Disaster
  8. Blind Fury - Hard Times (st)
  9. WASP - LOVE Machine
  10. Lionheart - Hot Tonight (st)
  11. Mama's Boys - Needle in the Groove
  12. Ozzy Osbourne - Forever
  13. Ted Nugent - Wang Dang Sweet Poontang (live)
  14. Motörhead - Iron Horse (Born to Lose) (live)
  15. Iron Maiden - Transylvania
  16. Lionheart - Towers of Silver (st)
  17. Blind Fury - Feel Just the Same (st)
  18. Gravedigger - School's Out
  19. Rogue Male - On the Line
  20. IQ - Outer Limits
  21. [gap]

Notes

14 Jun 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing most of it.

  1. Ratt - Lay It Down
  2. [unknown track]
  3. Lyin' Rampant - Time Again (st)
  4. Pet Hate - Cry of the Wild (st)
  5. Marillion - Blind Curve
  6. Trash - Rock Me Rock You
  7. Pet Hate - Love Me Madly (st)
  8. [gap]

Notes

19 Jul 1985

This show listing is complete.

  1. Status Quo - Break the Rules
  2. Warlock - Down and Out
  3. Tara Zara - Hold Me Tonight (st)
  4. Demon - Wonderland
  5. Y&T - Go for the Throat (live)
  6. Legs Diamond - Out on Bail
  7. Yes - Going for the One
  8. Phenomena - Dance with the Devil
  9. Blitzkrieg - Ragnarok / Inferno
  10. Silver Mountain - Call of the Lords
  11. Tara Zara - Behind the Mask (st)
  12. Angel Witch - Goodbye
  13. Steve Miller Band - Going to the Country
  14. The Flying Burrito Brothers - Hot Burrito #2
  15. Little Feat - Cold Cold Cold / Tripe Faced Boogie
  16. Tara Zara - The Time is Right (st)
  17. Mötley Crüe - Home Sweet Home
  18. Marillion - Blind Curve
  19. Rage - Cry from a Hill
  20. Ratt - Give It All
  21. AC/DC - Send for the Man
  22. Lee Aaron - Barely Holding On
  23. Tara Zara - Wake Up! (st)

Notes

16 Aug 1985

This show listing is complete.

  1. Mötley Crüe - Smokin' in the Boys' Room
  2. Alkatrazz - Mercy
  3. Venom - Black Metal (st)
  4. Pendragon - The Pleasure of Hope
  5. Tobruk - On the Rebound
  6. Wizard - Open Season
  7. Venom - Nightmare (st)
  8. Battalion of Saints - My Mind's Diseased
  9. Saxon - Back on the Streets
  10. Sabu - Tuff Stuff
  11. The Scorpions - Holiday
  12. UFO - Terri
  13. Thin Lizzy - Still in Love with You (live)
  14. Venom - Too Loud for the Crowd (st)
  15. Rhett Forrester - Cranky Boy
  16. Terraplane - I Can't Live without Your Love
  17. Savatage - Warriors
  18. Venom - Bloodlust (st)
  19. Ruffians - Wasteland
  20. Magnum - Kingdom of Madness
  21. Ratt - Lay It Down
  22. Metallica - Ride the Lightning
  23. Bon Jovi - Roulette
  24. Marillion - Lavender
  25. ZZ Top - La Grange

Notes

13 Sep 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing most of it.

  1. [gap]
  2. Joe Walsh - Good Man Down
  3. Lee Aaron - Evil Game
  4. Pretty Maids - Red Hot and Heavy
  5. Lyin' Rampant - Kill 'em All (st)
  6. Randy California - Shane
  7. The Scorpions - Blackout
  8. Lonnie Mack - Hound Dog Man
  9. Lyin' Rampant - Crazee (st)
  10. [gap]

Notes

27 Sep 1985

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. Iron Maiden - Running Free (live)
  2. Kiss - Trial By Fire
  3. Piledriver - Metal Inquisition
  4. Far Corporation - Stairway to Heaven
  5. Rogue Male - Dressed Incognito (st)
  6. Loverboy - Lovin' Every Minute of It
  7. Tormé - Star
  8. Hawkwind - D-Rider
  9. Rogue Male - Rough Tough (Pretty Too) (st)
  10. Saxon - Broken Heroes
  11. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Little Miss Lover
  12. Cream - Strange Brew
  13. Steve Hillage - Light in the Sky
  14. Genesis - Get 'em Out by Friday
  15. The Stranglers - Hanging Around
  16. Rogue Male - On the Line (st)
  17. Madison - Lay Down Your Arms
  18. Venom - Nightmare
  19. [gap]

25 Oct 1985

This show listing is complete.

  1. Motörhead - Ace of Spades
  2. Bryan Adams & Tina Turner - It's Only Love
  3. Rush - Grand Designs
  4. Kiss - Tears are Falling
  5. Iron Angel - Sinner
  6. Dio - Hungry for Heaven
  7. Hawkwind - Song of the Swords
  8. Hell's Belles - Barricades
  9. Saxon - Back on the Streets (live)
  10. Saxon - Dallas 1pm (live)
  11. Saxon - The Devil Rides Out (live)
  12. Saxon - The Power and the Glory (live)
  13. Saxon - And the Bands Played On (live)
  14. Saxon - Crusader (live)
  15. Saxon - Princess of the Night (live)
  16. Saxon - Wheels of Steel (live)
  17. Saxon - Rocking Again (live)
  18. Saxon - Strong Arm of the Law (live)
  19. Saxon - 747 (Strangers in the Night) (live)
  20. ZZ Top - Sleeping Bag
  21. Terraplane - Talking to Myself
  22. Marillion - Kayleigh

Notes

1 Nov 1985

This show listing is complete.

  1. Warlock - All Night
  2. Venom - Nightmare (st)
  3. Starship - We Built This City
  4. Far Corporation - Stairway to Heaven
  5. Tara Zara - Behind the Mask (st)
  6. Mercyful Fate - A Dangerous Meeting
  7. Rush - Marathon
  8. Joe Lynn Turner - Get It Up
  9. Venom - Black Metal (st)
  10. Iron Maiden - Phantom of the Opera
  11. Cheap Trick - How About You?
  12. Tara Zara - Wake Up (st)
  13. Jerry Laffy's Matrix - Search and Destroy
  14. Mad Max - Love Chains
  15. Venom - Bloodlust (st)
  16. Dio - Holy Diver
  17. ZZ Top - Planet of Women
  18. Steely Dan - Haitian Divorce
  19. Paul Kossoff - Molten Gold
  20. Led Zeppelin - Your Time is Gonna Come
  21. Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
  22. Hughes/Thrall - First Step of Love
  23. Venom - Too Loud for the Crowd (st)
  24. Tara Zara - Hold Me Tonight (st)

Notes

8 Nov 1985

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. WASP - Wild Child
  2. John Parr - Treat Me Like an Animal
  3. Tormé - Wild West (st)
  4. Motörhead - Back at the Funny Farm
  5. Mike and the Mechanics - Hanging By a Thread
  6. The Tygers of Pan Tang - The Wreck-Age (st)
  7. Mournblade - Titanium Hero
  8. Hawkwind - Sleep of a Thousand Tears
  9. Tormé - My Baby Loves a Vampire (st)
  10. Phil Lynott - 19
  11. The Tygers of Pan Tang - Women in Cages (st)
  12. Keen Hue - The Doctor's Crying
  13. Y+T - Rescue Me
  14. Def Leppard - Too Late for Love
  15. IQ - The Wake
  16. Rainbow - Gates of Babylon
  17. Tormé - Teenage Kicks (st)
  18. Headpins - Death of Me
  19. Foreigner - Juke Box Hero
  20. [gap]

Notes

22 Nov 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. Y+T - In the Name of Rock
  2. Van Halen - You Really Got Me
  3. Marillion - Heart of Lothian
  4. Mike and the Mechanics - Silent Running
  5. Chrome Molly - Too Far Gone
  6. ZZ Top - Woke Up With Wood
  7. Hawkwind - Assault of the Hawk (st)
  8. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile (live)
  9. Cheap Trick - Rock All Night
  10. Antix - Caroline
  11. Joe Lynn Turner - On the Run
  12. Hawkwind - They've Got Your Number (st)
  13. Iron Maiden - Rainbow's Gold
  14. The Scorpions - Polar Nights (live)
  15. Whitesnake - Gambler
  16. Thin Lizzy - The Sun Goes Down
  17. Hard Knox - Young and Proud
  18. [unknown artist] - Wild in the Night
  19. [gap]

Notes

6 Dec 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. Aerosmith - Let the Music Do the Talking
  2. Headpins - Still the One
  3. Marillion - Heart of Lothian
  4. Black Rose - Nightmare
  5. Blue Oyster Cult - White Flags
  6. Damacles - Jealous Eyes (st)
  7. Cities - Innocent Victim
  8. Iron Maiden - Run to the Hills (live)
  9. Magnum - Just Like an Arrow
  10. Smashed Gladys - Hard to Swallow
  11. Damacles - White Hot (st)
  12. Blitzkrieg - Ready for Action
  13. Night Ranger - Face It
  14. Rush - Different Strings
  15. Gary Moore - Shapes of Things (live)
  16. Ozzy Osbourne - Waiting for Darkness
  17. Becket - Rainbow's Gold
  18. Damacles - Out of Luck (st)
  19. Y+T - Anytime at All
  20. [gap]

Notes

20 Dec 1985?

This show listing is not complete, as it's missing the end.

  1. The Godz - I'll Get You Rockin'
  2. Magnum - Just Like an Arrow
  3. Vicious Rumors - Ride (Into the Sun)
  4. The Alan Parsons Project - Stereotomy
  5. Rogue Male - Rough Tough (Pretty Too) (st)
  6. Holland - High Life
  7. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - American Girl (Live)
  8. Triumph - Allied Forces (Live)
  9. Far Corporation - Johnny Don't Go the Distance
  10. Asia - Go
  11. Rogue Male - Dressed Incognito (st)
  12. The Vigilants - Run for Cover
  13. Kiss - Dance All Over Your Face
  14. AC/DC - Cold Hearted Man
  15. Gary Moore - The Law of the Jungle
  16. Led Zeppelin - Heartbreaker
  17. Aerosmith - My Fist Your Face
  18. Rogue Male - On the Line (st)

Notes


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