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  • JULY MORNING - URIAH HEEP
    by Sonny on April 3, 2016 at 5:23 AM
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    A regular epic piece to be heard on the airwaves was this one from the "Look at Yourself" album, What better way is there, But to exit on this one. "July Morning" what an absolute classic track! Formed in London in 1967, after a number of line up changes, Original surviving member Mick Box brings the band alive again and to date yet again a few months ago they visited down under Australia, They were very 'eavy .... very 'umble!

  • GYPSY -DIO
    by Sonny on April 3, 2016 at 4:18 AM
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    following the "Rainbow in the Dark" track, the record faded and suddenly what breaks the seconds silence "Gypsy" continues the Dio saga and the rest is history. This is how "Rock in the UK" lived in 1983.

  • RAINBOW IN THE DARK - DIO
    by Sonny on April 3, 2016 at 4:18 AM
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    May 1983 was the release of the the first Ronnie James Dio album, "Holy Diver" released on Vertigo in the UK and Warner Bros and Mercury worldwide. This became the highly rated heavy metal hallmark for Dio having won both silver and platinum, Not only in the UK, The US aswell. At this time, Tommy Vance played both in this order, "Rainbow in the Dark" followed by "Gypsy" from this album "Holy Diver" for the new Dio fans on The Friday Rock Show (May 1983)

  • MOONAGE DAYDREAM LIVE - HAMMERSMITH ODEO...
    by Sonny on April 3, 2016 at 4:08 AM
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    A re-release 10 years after of this soundtrack album on record brought us another dimension from David Bowie. On The Friday Rock Show in the UK Tommy Vance played this track. This was the tenth anniversary of "Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars" Film release. Absolute Bowie!! "Freak out in a Moonage Daydream....."


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