BBC Sessions (Saxon album)

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BBC Sessions / Live at Reading Festival '86
Saxon-BBC Sessions.JPG
Live album by
Released3 November 1998
Recorded1980, 1982, 1986
GenreHeavy metal
Length67:56
LabelEMI
ProducerTony Wilson
Saxon chronology
Donnington: The Live Tracks
(1997)
BBC Sessions / Live at Reading Festival '86
(1998)
Metalhead
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars [1]

BBC Sessions / Live at Reading Festival '86 is a live compilation album by the British heavy metal band Saxon. It was recorded live in studio by the famous British record producer Tony Wilson for the BBC Radio 1 shows of the early 1980s and at the 1986 Reading Festival, where Saxon were the headliners.

Track listing[edit]

Friday Rock Show 2/15/80

No.TitleLength
1."Backs to the Wall"3:18
2."Stallions of the Highway"2:47
3."Motorcycle Man"3:47
4."Still Fit to Boogie"2:45
5."747 (Strangers in the Night)"5:01

Studio B15 Live 5/25/82

No.TitleLength
6."20,000 Ft."3:18
7."Dallas 1 PM"6:00
8."The Eagle Has Landed"7:24

Reading Festival / Friday Rock Show 6/26/86

No.TitleLength
9."Power and the Glory"7:06
10."Never Surrender"4:01
11."Rock the Nations"5:10
12."Wheels of Steel"6:07
13."Waiting for the Night"4:39
14."Strong Arm of the Law"6:25

NB The Reading Festival recording is misdated, Saxon headlining the Saturday night, 23 August 1986; the recording here is also incomplete, BBC Radio having broadcast:

No.TitleLength
1."Power and the Glory" 
2."Never Surrender" 
3."The Eagle Has Landed" 
4."Rock the Nations" 
5."747 (Strangers in the Night)" 
6."20,000 Ft." 
7."Wheels of Steel" 
8."Waiting for the Night" 
9."Strong Arm of the Law" 

Credits[edit]

Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennedy, Patrick. "Saxon BBC Sessions". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 24 June 2011.