Dexy’s Midnight Runners BBC Radio One Live in Concert 1982

BBC Radio One Live in Concert is a live recording by Dexy’s Midnight Runners.

It was recorded in Newcastle on June 26, 1982 and broadcast on the radio.

This concert has also been released on the two CD deluxe version of Too-Rye-Ay and on a single CD called Too-Rye-Ay Rarities Edition.

Dexy's Midnight Runners BBC Radio One Live in Concert

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Songs On Dexy’s Midnight Runners BBC Radio One Live in Concert

1. T.S.O.P. (the song by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff)
2. Burn It Down (Searching for the Young Soul Rebels)
3. Let’s Make This Precious (Too-Rye-Ay)
4. Jackie Wilson Said (I’m In Heaven When You Smile) (Too-Rye-Ay)
5. Come On Eileen (Too-Rye-Ay)
6. Respect (cover of the Otis Redding song)
7. Soon
8. Plan B (Too-Rye-Ay)
9. Geno (Searching for the Young Soul Rebels)
10. Old (Too-Rye-Ay)
11. The Celtic Soul Brothers (Too-Rye-Ay)
12. There There My Dear (Searching for the Young Soul Rebels)
13. Show Me (single)

This is a fascinating combination of the sounds that created the first two Dexy’s studio albums – Searching For The Young Soul Rebels and Too-Eye-Ay as brass driven soul meets Celtic folk music.

This is virtually a live greatest hits of Dexy – Geno and Come On Eileen were #1 singles in the UK while Jackie Wilson Said made the top 5, There There My Dear the top 10 and Show Me and The Celtic Soul Brothers made the top 20.

Highly recommended but I have the Too-Rye-Aye Rarities version rather than this older release.

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Dexy’s Midnight Runners BBC Radio One Live in Concert

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