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The Friday Rock Show

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.

This page includes:

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

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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