Radio 1 Sessions (Generation X album)

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Radio One Sessions
Compilation album by Generation X
Released 2002
Recorded 1977-79
Genre Punk rock
Length 41:01
Label Strange Fruit
Generation X chronology
Perfect Hits 1975-81
(1985)
Radio 1 Sessions
(2002)
Anthology
(2003)

Radio 1 Sessions is a compilation of studio recordings made for BBC Radio One by punk rock band Generation X between 1977 and 1979. Three separate John Peel sessions are featured, along with the cover of Johnny Kidd and the Pirates "Shakin' All Over," recorded for David Jensen's early evening show.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Billy Idol and Tony James; except where noted

  1. "Day by Day"
  2. "Listen!"
  3. "Youth Youth Youth"
  4. "Your Generation"
  5. "From the Heart"
  6. "Rock On" (Gary Glitter, Mike Leander) - Wrongly credited in the CD booklet to Idol / James.
  7. "Gimme Some Truth" (John Lennon)
  8. "No No No"
  9. "Shakin' All Over" (Johnny Kidd)
  10. "Paradise West"
  11. "Love Like Fire"
  12. "Night of the Cadillacs"
  13. "English Dream"
  • Tracks 1 − 4 recorded 12/4/77 for John Peel.
  • Tracks 5 − 8 recorded 12/7/77 for John Peel.
  • Track 9 recorded 12/6/78 for David Jensen - "King Rocker" and "One Hundred Punks" were also recorded, but they no longer exist in the BBC vault.
  • Tracks 10 − 13 recorded 15/1/79 for John Peel.

Personnel[edit]