2 rare '85 radio shows - from tape

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Vulgarian
Moderator
The following are all from an anonymous, generous benefactor who wanted to share these now digitised tape recordings of some elusive shows.
A huge thanks to them for sharing.



Wednesday, 13 February, 1985:
Janice Long (UK, BBC Radio One).


Janice Long from '84 and '86 have surfaced on YT & Smiths Torrents.
This one, however, appears to be new to the community.
Moz & Janice in jovial mood.
(Duration 26 minutes).

Topics covered:
Polls, living in Manchester, missing London, time taken to record the album (MIM), chooses The Ramone's Blitzkrieg Bop, talked about injecting mars bars, vegetarianism, violent protest, Shirley Bassey, chooses Diamonds Are Forever, Howard Jones (mentions upcoming Round Table appearance below), likes Marc Almond, Pete Burns, discusses media, chooses Ludus - Mother's Hour, Janice chooses What She Said. Halcyon days of music, chooses T-Rex - Children of..., Is he rich? Shy? Chooses James (he loves them) What's The World. Tour, LP, moving back to London. Chooses NY Dolls - Frankenstein.

https://www.sendspace.com/file/afj6gg


Friday, 15 February, 1985:
Round Table.

(name changed to Singled Out the same year).

Morrissey on Round Table with Howard Jones and John Peel (Richard Skinner hosts).
An enjoyable listen. Nice to hear Peel's voice again.
(Duration 20 minutes).

Songs discussed:
Z.Z.Top - Legs.
The Lotus Eaters - It Hurts.
Starvation - Starvation.
Prince - Let's Go Crazy.
Terry & Gerry - Clothes Shop.
Alvin Stardust - Got A Little Heartache.
Redds & The Boys - Movin' & Groovin'.
Hazel Dean - No Fool For Love.
Julian Lennon - Say You're Wrong.
Tina Turner - I Can't Stand The Rain.
Jesus & Mary Chain - Never Understand.
Matt Bianco - More Than I Can Bear.
Phil Collins - Take Me Home.

https://www.sendspace.com/file/uwdvb0


Regards,
FWD.
 
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SuedeMoz

Well-Known Member
Just listened to the Janice Long show. I love these old Morrissey interviews. BTW, James' "What's The World" was played during the interview - fun fact, The Smiths would cover it live later that year.

 
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beanburger

New Member
Just listened to the Janice Long show. I love these old Morrissey interviews. BTW, James' "What's The World" was played during the interview - fun fact, The Smiths would cover it live later that year.

With James as opening act for part of a tour.
 
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