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The Saturday Rock Show

1989

Here are playlists that detail what played during editions of Alan Freeman's Saturday Rock Show in 1989. Most are taken from cassettes that I recorded at the time and still have today. Everything in italic is taken from other sources.

January February March
7 Jan
14 Jan
21 Jan
28 Jan
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4 Feb
11 Feb
18 Feb
25 Feb
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4 Mar
11 Mar
18 Mar
25 Mar
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April May June
1 Apr
8 Apr
15 Apr
22 Apr
29 Apr
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6 May
13 May
20 May
27 May
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3 Jun
10 Jun
17 Jun
24 Jun
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July August September
1 Jul
8 Jul
15 Jul
22 Jul
29 Jul
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5 Aug
12 Aug
19 Aug
26 Aug
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2 Sep
9 Sep
16 Sep
23 Sep
30 Sep
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October November December
7 Oct
14 Oct
21 Oct
28 Oct
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4 Nov
11 Nov
18 Nov
25 Nov
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2 Dec
9 Dec
16 Dec
23 Dec
30 Dec
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14 Jan 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Vow Wow - Eclipse
  2. Vow Wow - Siren Song
  3. ZZ Top - Delirious
  4. Gary Moore - The Shape of Things to Come
  5. Rush - Closer to the Heart (live)
  6. The Jeff Healey Band - Don't Let Your Chance Go By
  7. Manowar - Kings of Metal
  8. Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond
  9. Ted Nugent - The Harder They Come, the Harder I Get
  10. Lone Star - She Said, She Said
  11. Georgia Satellites - Battleship Chains
  12. Whitesnake - Sweet Talker (live)
  13. Whitesnake - Walking in the Shadow of the Blues (live)
  14. Whitesnake - Ain't Gonna Cry No More (live)
  15. Whitesnake - Lovehunter (live)
  16. Aerosmith - Dream On
  17. AC/DC - Shake Your Foundations
  18. Yes - Love Will Find a Way
  19. Barclay James Harvest - Hymn (live)
  20. Jeff Beck - Gets Us All in the End
  21. Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Hoedown

Notes

Whitesnake live at the Reading Festival in 1980.


28 Jan 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Judas Priest - Come and Get It
  2. Ratt - Chain Reaction
  3. Boston - More Than a Feeling
  4. Scorpions - The Zoo
  5. Dear Mr. President - Hey Daddy
  6. Vangelis - Pulstar
  7. Loudness - Black Star Oblivion
  8. Wishbone Ash - Throw Down the Sword (live)
  9. Queensrÿche - Eyes of a Stranger
  10. Whitesnake - Bad Boys
  11. Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown (live)
  12. Led Zeppelin - I Can't Quit You Baby (live)
  13. Led Zeppelin - Dazed and Confused (live)
  14. Femme Fatale - Falling in and Out of Love
  15. Motörhead - Ace of Spades
  16. Johnny Winter - Third Degree
  17. Skid Row - Rattlesnake Shakedown
  18. Tesla - Heaven's Trail
  19. Killer Dwarfs - Stand Alone
  20. Coroner - Purple Haze
  21. Apocrypha - The Day Time Stood Still

Notes

Led Zeppelin live at the Playhouse in 1969.


4 Feb 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Alice Cooper - Freedom
  2. Van Halen - Somebody Get Me a Doctor
  3. The Rolling Stones - Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby (Standing in the Shadows)
  4. Yes - Close to the Edge
  5. Kingdom Come - Get It On
  6. AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
  7. Tygers of Pan Tang - The Wreckage
  8. The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
  9. Precious Metal - Stand Up and Shout
  10. Rory Gallagher - UN Military Two-Step (st)
  11. Rory Gallagher - If I Had a Reason (st)
  12. Rory Gallagher - Daughter of the Everglades (st)
  13. Rory Gallagher - Seventh Son of a Seventh Son (st)
  14. Scorpions - Passion Rules the Game
  15. Bob Dylan - Forever Young
  16. Stomu Yamashta, Steve Winwood & Michael Shrieve - Crossing the Line
  17. Krokus - Long Stick Goes Boom (live)
  18. Iron Maiden - Sanctuary
  19. Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
  20. Jon Anderson - All God's Children

Notes

Session by Rory Gallagher from 1973.


11 Feb 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Led Zeppelin - Rock 'n' Roll
  2. Mötley Crüe - Use It or Lose It
  3. Russ Ballard - Voices
  4. Pat Travers Band - Makes No Difference
  5. Hurricane - I'm onto You
  6. George Thorogood & The Destroyers - I Really Like Girls
  7. Neil Young - Like a Hurricane (live)
  8. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Night Song
  9. Be Bop Deluxe - Maid in Heaven
  10. Jimmy Barnes - Drivin' Wheels
  11. Ted Nugent - Stranglehold

Notes


25 Feb 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Judas Priest - Some Heads are Gonna Roll (live)
  2. The Tubes - White Punks On Dope
  3. Cinderella - You Don't Know What You've Got (Until It's Gone)
  4. Hawkwind - Magma
  5. Dio - I Could Have Been a Dreamer
  6. Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe (st)
  7. W.A.S.P. - Mean Man
  8. Derek & The Dominoes - Little Wing
  9. AC/DC - The Jack
  10. Molly Hatchet - Bounty Hunter (live)
  11. Molly Hatchet - Let The Good Times Roll (live)
  12. Molly Hatchet - Gator Country (live)
  13. Molly Hatchet - Dreams I'll Never See (live)
  14. Molly Hatchet - Flirting with Disaster (live)
  15. King Crimson - The Court of the Crimson King
  16. Britton - Living on the Red Line
  17. Vangelis - So Long Ago, So Clear
  18. Cacophony - Images
  19. Magnum - When the World Comes Down

Notes

Molly Hatchet live at the Reading Festival in 1979.


11 Mar 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. The Cult - Fire Woman
  2. Kiss - Crazy Crazy Nights
  3. ZZ Top - legs
  4. Pink Fairies - Marilyn
  5. Europe - Let the Good Times Rock
  6. Tomita - Clair de Lune
  7. UFO - Can You Roll
  8. Yes - Soundchaser
  9. House of Lords - I Wanna Be Loved
  10. Wishbone Ash - Blind Eye (st)
  11. Wishbone Ash - Lullaby (st)
  12. Wishbone Ash - Pilgrim (st)
  13. Wishbone Ash - Jailbait (st)
  14. Wishbone Ash - Blowin' Free (st)
  15. Wishbone Ash - Throw Down the Sword (st)
  16. Romeo's Daughter - I Cry Myself to Sleep at Night
  17. Emerson, Lake & Powell - Fanfare for the Common Man
  18. Utopia - The Last of the New Wave Riders
  19. Pursuit of Happiness - I'm an Adult Now
  20. Marillion -
  21. Gary Moore -

Notes

Session by Wishbone Ash.


18 Mar 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Vow Wow - Sign of the Times
  2. Bad Company - Good Loving Gone Bad
  3. Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands on Me
  4. Uriah Heep - July Morning
  5. House of Lords - Slip of the Tongue
  6. Pink Floyd - Welcome to the Machine
  7. Jimmy Barnes - Do or Die
  8. Thin Lizzy - Black Rose
  9. Gillan & Glover - She Took My Breath Away
  10. Yes - Sweet Dreams (st)
  11. Yes - Looking Around (st)
  12. Yes - Everydays (st)
  13. Yes - Sweetness (st)
  14. Yes - West Side Story (st)
  15. Yes - Something's Coming (st)
  16. AC/DC - Problem Child (live)
  17. Magnum - It Must Have Been Love
  18. TNT - Learn to Love
  19. Rainbow - Eyes of the World

Notes

Sessions by Yes from 1969 and 1970.


25 Mar 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. UFO - Lights Out (live)
  2. Ozzy Osbourne - I Don't Know
  3. Romeo's Daughter - Heaven in the Back Seat
  4. Aerosmith - Uncle Salty
  5. King Swamp - The Mirror
  6. Derek & The Dominos - Little Wing
  7. Saxon - Motorcycle Man
  8. The Dogs d'Amour - Angel
  9. Rush - A Farewell to Kings
  10. Fleetwood Mac - Albatross (st)
  11. Fleetwood Mac - Preaching Blues (st)
  12. Fleetwood Mac - Blues with a Feeling (st)
  13. Fleetwood Mac - Tallahassee Lassie (st)
  14. Fleetwood Mac - Only You (st)
  15. Van Halen - Feels So Good
  16. April Wine - Anything You Want, You Got It
  17. Led Zeppelin - What Is and What Should Never Be
  18. Zed Yago - Pilgrim's Choir
  19. Zed Yago - Pilgrimage
  20. Genesis - The Musical Box

Notes

Sessions by Fleetwood Mac from 1968 and 1969.


15 Apr 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Deep Purple - Highway Star
  2. Bryan Adams - I'm Gonna Run To You
  3. Metallica - One
  4. Jethro Tull - Living in the Past
  5. Jethro Tull - Steel Monkey
  6. Saxon - Strong Arm of the Law
  7. Bon Jovi - I'll Be There for You
  8. Magnum - Different Worlds
  9. Gillan - Fighting Man
  10. Metal Church - Fake Healer
  11. Mass - Voices in the Night
  12. The Moody Blues - Voices in the Sky
  13. Russ Ballard - Voices
  14. The Allman Brothers Band - In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed
  15. Ted Nugent - Wang Dang Sweet Poontang
  16. Vanilla Fudge - You Keep Me Hanging On
  17. Accept - Balls to the Wall
  18. Barclay James Harvest - Galadriel
  19. Barclay James Harvest - Someone There You Know
  20. Barclay James Harvest - Child of Man
  21. Barclay James Harvest - Medicine Man
  22. Barclay James Harvest - Thank You
  23. Barclay James Harvest - One Hundred Thousand Smiles Out
  24. David Lee Roth - Just a Gigolo
  25. W.A.S.P. - Mephisto Waltz
  26. W.A.S.P. - Forever Free
  27. Mammoth - Fatman
  28. Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Father of Day, Father of Night
  29. Loudness - Let It Go
  30. Narada Michael Walden - White Night

Notes


6 May 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Elton John - Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
  2. Queensrÿche - Eyes of a Stranger
  3. Cream - Tales of Brave Ulysses
  4. Cream - Badge
  5. Demon - The Plague
  6. Kingdom Come - Who Do You Love
  7. Focus - Hocus Pocus
  8. Focus - Sylvia
  9. The Firm - Midnight Moonlight
  10. UDO - Painted Love
  11. Accept - Princess of the Dawn
  12. The Eagles - One of These Nights
  13. Leo Kottke - A Low Thud
  14. Slade - Night Starvation
  15. AC/DC - For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
  16. Onslaught - Let There Be Rock
  17. Roy Harper - Twelve Hours of Sunset (live)
  18. Queen - Brighton Rock (live)
  19. Dare - Abandon (live)
  20. Dare - Into the Fire (live)
  21. Dare - The Raindance (live)
  22. Dare - Nothing is Stronger than Love (live)
  23. Dare - Heartbreaker (live)
  24. Dare - The King Of Spades (live)
  25. Dare - Runaway (live)
  26. Black Sabbath - Faries Wear Boots
  27. Stevie Lange - Remember My Name
  28. Crimson Glory - Lonely
  29. Alexis Korner - Rock Me
  30. Uriah Heep - Rich Kid
  31. Alice Cooper - School's Out (live)

Notes

Dare live at the Hammersmith Odeon on 1 Apr 1989.


13 May 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Blue Murder - Blue Murder
  2. Thin Lizzy - Thunder and Lightning
  3. Areosmith - Rats in the Cellar
  4. The Mothers Of Invention - Trouble Comin' Every Day
  5. Uriah Heep - Hold Your Head Up
  6. Argent - It's Only Money (Part 2)
  7. ZZ Top - Can't Stop Rockin'
  8. Tangerine Dream - Cloudburst Flight
  9. Traffic - No Name, No Face, No Number
  10. W.A.S.P. - The Real Me
  11. The Who - Behind Blue Eyes
  12. Iron Maiden - 2 Minutes to Midnight
  13. Peter Frampton - Do You Feel Like We Do
  14. Gun - Shame on You
  15. REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
  16. Pretty Things - Dream
  17. Pretty Things - Joey
  18. Triumph - Air Raid
  19. Triumph - Allied Forces
  20. Lita Ford - Close My Eyes Forever
  21. UFO - Mystery Train (live)
  22. UFO - Too Hot to Handle (live)
  23. UFO - Lights Out (live)
  24. UFO - Rock Bottom (live)
  25. Edgar Winter Group - Frankenstein
  26. Joni Mitchell - Harry's House / Centerpiece
  27. Johnny Diesel & The Injectors - Parisienne Hotel
  28. Kansas - Fight Fire with Fire
  29. Led Zeppelin - The Ocean
  30. Blue Murder - Valley of the Kings

Notes

UFO recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in 1980.


20 May 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Rainbow - Eyes of the World
  2. Lou Reed - White Light / White Heat
  3. Guns n' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine
  4. Motörhead - Dancing on Your Grave
  5. GTR - Imagining
  6. Fleetwood Mac - Black Magic Woman
  7. Saxon - Dallas 1pm
  8. Rush - 2112
  9. Annihilator - Word Salad
  10. The Motors - Dancing the Night Away
  11. Scorpions - Loving You Sunday Morning
  12. Robert Plant - Big Log
  13. Vow Wow - I Feel the Power
  14. Gentle Giant - Inside Out
  15. Kingdom Come - The Wind
  16. Pink Floyd - Money
  17. W.A.S.P. - The Real Me
  18. Genesis - The Fountain of Salamacis (live)
  19. Genesis - The Musical Box (live)
  20. Genesis - The Return of the Giant Hogweed (live)
  21. The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Delilah
  22. Pat Benatar - All Fired Up
  23. Gun - Money (Everybody Loves You)
  24. Whitesnake - Lonely Days, Lonely Nights
  25. Robin Trower - Bridge of Sighs

Notes

Genesis recorded live in 1972.


17 Jun 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. The Cult - Edie (Ciao Baby)
  2. Robert Plant - Heaven Knows
  3. Badlands - Hard Driver
  4. Judas Priest - Delivering the Goods
  5. Mötley Crüe - Keep Your Eye on the Money
  6. Vixen - Love Made Me
  7. White Lion - Dirty Woman
  8. Kiss - Exciter
  9. House of Lords - Pleasure Palace
  10. Black Sabbath - Devil & Daughter
  11. King's X - Out of the Silent Planet
  12. Queen - Khashoggi's Ship
  13. Richard Marx - Nothin' You Can Do About It
  14. Rush - The Enemy Within
  15. Queensrÿche - Operation: Mindcrime
  16. Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love
  17. Magnum - Just Like an Arrow
  18. Metal Church - Of Unsound Mind
  19. Rainbow - Lost in Hollywood
  20. Masters of Reality - Domino
  21. Dan Reed Network - Ritual
  22. Kingdom Come - Do You Like It
  23. Lone Star - A Million Stars
  24. Scorpions - Holiday
  25. Thin Lizzy - Still in Love with You (live)
  26. Guns n' Roses - Patience
  27. The Enid - God Save the Queen (live)
  28. The Enid - The Last Judgement (live)
  29. The Enid - In the Region of the Summer Stars (live)
  30. The Enid - The Song of Fand (live)
  31. Genesis - Domino (live)
  32. Van Morrison - Coney Island
  33. Steely Dan - Home at Last

Notes

Not my recording. Thanks to Paul Haze Harrison.

Guest host: Tommy Vance, who will be hosting the following week too.

The Enid recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon. Tracks are a best guess.


23 Dec 1989

This show listing is a work in progress and is subject to change.

  1. Whitesnake - Lovehunter
  2. Allied Forces - Allied Forces
  3. Blues 'n' Trouble - It's a Crime
  4. Demon - Time Has Come
  5. Faces - Stay with Me
  6. Wishbone Ash - Jailbait
  7. Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion
  8. Motörhead - Ace of Spades
  9. Britny Fox - Standing in the Shadows
  10. Ten Years After - I'm Going Home (live)
  11. Dan Reed Network - Tiger in a Dress
  12. Pink Floyd - Welcome to the Machine
  13. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Little Girl
  14. Bon Jovi - Living in Sin
  15. The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses
  16. Thin Lizzy - Trouble Boys
  17. Romeo's Daughter - Heaven in the Back Seat
  18. Manfred Mann - ? (st)
  19. Manfred Mann - Hoochie Coochie Man (st)
  20. Manfred Mann - Hound Dog (st)
  21. Manfred Mann - Handbags and Glad Rags (st)
  22. Manfred Mann - ? (st)
  23. Manfred Mann - ? (st)
  24. Manfred Mann - The Mighty Quinn (st)
  25. Manfred Mann - Sleepy Hollow (st)
  26. Manfred Mann - Daytime Nightime (st)
  27. Manfred Mann - The Letter (st)
  28. Manfred Mann - My Name is Jack (st)

Notes

Sessions by Manfred Mann.



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