Radio 1 Sessions (Generation X album)

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Radio One Sessions
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Compilation album by Generation X
Released 2002
Recorded 1977-79
Genre Punk rock
Length 41:01
Label Strange Fruit
Producer Jeff Griffin, Pete Ritzema, Tony Wilson
Generation X chronology
Sweet Revenge
(1998)
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.[1] Three separate John Peel sessions are featured,[2] along with the cover of Johnny Kidd and the Pirates "Shakin' All Over," recorded for David Jensen's early evening show.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Radio 1 Sessions[edit]

All tracks written by Billy Idol and Tony James except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Day By Day"     2:27
2. "Listen!"     3:15
3. "Youth Youth Youth"     4:01
4. "Your Generation"     3:16
5. "From the Heart"     2:29
6. "Rock On" (Wrongly credited in the CD booklet to Idol / James.) Gary Glitter, Mike Leander 2:34
7. "Gimme Some Truth"     2:24
8. "No No No"     1:48
9. "Shakin' All Over" (Gus Robinson is uncredited in the CD booklet.) Johnny Kidd, Gus Robinson 2:47
10. "Paradise West"     5:23
11. "Love Like Fire"     2:52
12. "Night of the Cadillacs"     3:11
13. "English Dream"     4:38
Notes
  • Tracks 1 − 4 recorded 12/4/77 for John Peel.[4]
  • Tracks 5 − 8 recorded 12/7/77 for John Peel.[5]
  • 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.[6]
  • Tracks 10 − 13 recorded 15/1/79 for John Peel.[7]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Generation X (4) - Radio 1 Sessions". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  2. ^ "BBC — Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel — Generation X". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  3. ^ "BBC One — Top of the Pops, 26/04/1979". BBC.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  4. ^ "BBC — Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel - 12/04/1977 Generation X". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  5. ^ "BBC — Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel - 12/07/1977 Generation X". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  6. ^ "GENERATION X on BBC Radio". Nemsworld.com. Retrieved 2015-07-08. 
  7. ^ "BBC — Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel - 15/01/1979 Generation X". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-07-08.