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Assume The Position with David Randall

A weekly mix of new and classic rock

Sunday 22:00, Monday and Friday 22:00 repeat

A weekly mix of new and classic rock, signposting forthcoming gigs and tours.  Broadcast live on Sundays.

In the second hour ‘Live Legends’ features two tracks from significant live artists whilst ‘Anniversary Rock’ picks out some events this week in rock music history.

Latest playlists

16.07.17

1. JOHNNY HATES JAZZ Turn Back The Clock, Turn Back The Clock (1987) 6:58
2. LEVEL 42 Lessons In Love, Collected (2016) 4:01
3. FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Welcome To The Pleasure Dome, The Best Of (2013) 5:08
4. LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM/ CHRISTINE McVIE Carnival Begin, Lindsey Buckingham/ Christine McVie (2017) 4:40
5. THEA GILMORE New, The Counterweight (2017) 3;35
6. DANIELLE MORGAN No Trace Of You, Single (2017) 3:26
7. ELEANOR McEVOY The Song Of Fionnuala, The Thomas Moore Project (2017) 5:00
8. JUDIE TZUKE So, Peace Has Broken Out (2017) 4:45
9.. RED BUTLER Nothing To Lose ,Nothing To Lose (2016) 4:13
10. SON OF MAN My Only Friend, Son Of Man (2016) 4:57
11. TYGERS OF PAN TANG Praying For A Miracle, Tygers Of Pan Tang (2016) 4:54
12. MAGENTA The Lizard King, The Singles (2015) 5:10
13. MASON HILL Now You See Me, Now You See Me EP (2017)
14. BRYAN ADAMS Summer Of ‘69, Wembley 1996 Live (2017) 6:51
15. GRAHAM BONNET BAND Desert Song, Live … Here Comes The Night (2017) 6:30
16. CYDEMIND What Remains, Erosion (2017) 4:58
17. ROBIN TROWER You’re The One, Time And Emotion (2017) 3:42
18. STANLEY CLARKE More Hot Fun, The Definitive Collection (2017) 4:33
19. BROTHERS JOHNSON Strawberry Letter 23, Right On Time (1977) 4:59
20.. KING KING (She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’, Single (2017) 3:53
21. BLACK WIDOW Seduction Black Widow, Live (2008) 5:35
22. GROUNDHOGS Cherry Red, Split (1972) 5:43
23. ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed, Rock Legends (2008) 6:54


09.07.17

1. VOODOO SIX Falling Apart Make Way For The King (2017) 4:45
2. ABSOLVA Eclipse Defiance (2017) 4:05
3. THEIA Back In Line Back In Line (2017) 6:02
4. ROB JARVIS & THE MERCURY SONS End Of Our Day Single (2017) 4:43
5. BLACK STAR RIDERS Heavy Fire Heavy Fire (2016) 4:28
6. STEVE HARRIS These Are The Hands British Lion (2012) 4:28
7. SCORPION CHILD Acid Roulette Acid Roulette (2016) 5:49
8. SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE Nightmares And Dreams West Of Flushing South Of Frisco (2016) 4:43
9. TEN Jekyll & Hyde Gothica (2017) 4:47
10. REX BROWN What Comes Around Smoke On This… (2017) 4:43
11. BLAZE BAYLEY Dawn Of The Dead Son Endure And Survive (2017) 5:30
12. TRIAXIS Victorious Zero Hour (2015) 3:57
13. ROYAL BLOOD Where Are You Now?` How Did We Get So Dark? (2017) 2:46
14. GLENN HUGHES From Now On Feel (expanded, 2017) 5:23
15. STATUS QUO Gerdundula Last Night Of The Electrics (2017) 5:04
16. EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER Gone Too Soon In The Hot Seat (expanded, 2017) 4:12
17. ANATHEMA Can’t Let Go The Optimist (2017) 5:04
18. NAD SYLVAN The Quartermaster The Bride Said No (2017) 5:39
19. ORDEN OGAN The Face Of Silence Gunmen (2017) 6:16
20.. URSA I Nulla (2017) 8:35
21. ELVIS COSTELLO Alison My Aim Is True (1977) 3:24
22. BOB MARLEY Waiting In Vain (remix) Legend – The Best Of (2002) 5:56
23. FEEDER Eskimo All Bright Electric (2016) 3:47


02.07.17

1. KING KING (She Don’t) Gimme No Lovin’, Single (2017) 3:53
2. JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR Ready To Roll, Wild (2016) 4:05
3. JARED JAMES NICHOLS Last Chance, Single (2017) 2:51
4. LAST IN LINE Starmaker, Heavy Crown (2016) 5:02
5. SAXON Kingdom Of The Cross, Battering Ram (2015) 6:08
6. VOODOO SIX Let Me Walk, Make Way For The King (2017) 5:44
7. ROYAL BLOOD Where Are You Now, How Did We Get So Dark? (2017) 2:46
8. GOLDRAY Diamond Road, The Rising (2017) 7:30
9. BLONDIE Rapture, Greatest Hits (2005) 4:58
10. THE EURYTHMICS Who’s That Girl, Touch (1983) 4:46
11. CATS IN SPACE Timebomb, Scarecrow (2017) 4:04
12. ROBIN TROWER Can’t Turn Back The Clock, Time And Emotion (2017) 3:34
13. MARTIN BARRE The Meeting, The Meeting (1996) 4:27
14. THEIA Paper The House, Back In Line (2017) 5:30
15. EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER Black Moon, Live At The Royal Albert Hall (2017) 6:31
16. FOREIGNER Juke Box Hero, Greatest Hits Live (2015) 8:51
17. LEE AARON Only Huiman, Lee Aaron (1987) 3:46
18. BLACKWATER CONSPIRACY Shoot The Breeze, Shootin’ The Breeze (2017) 5:27
19. RPWL A New Dawn, A New Dawn (2017) 6:52
20.. ANATHEMA Wildfires, The Optimist (2017) 5:40
21. HAWKWIND Magic Scenes, Into The Woods (2017) 6:11
22. BOOKER T & THE MGs Hip Hug Her, Time Is Tight (1998) 2:24
23. RARE EARTH I Just Want To Celebrate, Single (1970) 2:52
24. GERRY RAFFERTY Baker Street, City To City (1978) 6:07


25.06.17

1. VOODOO SIX Make The Way For The King Make Way For The King (2017) 5:31
2. REVEREND & THE MAKERS Too Tough To Die Single (2017) 3:10
3. GOLDRAY Outloud Rising (2017) 7:04
4. ROYAL BLOOD Hole In Your Heart How Did We Get So Dark? (2017) 3:46
5. ROBIN TROWER Time And Emotion Time And Emotion (2017) 3:11
6. BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST Love On The Line Eyes Of The Universe (1979) 4:40
7. CLIMAX BLUES BAND Couldn’t Get It Right Gold Plated (2013) 3:16
8. GLENN HUGHES Redline Feel (expanded, 2017) 4:53
9. STANLEY CLARKE When It’s Cold Outside Hideaway (1986) 3:49
10. ANATHEMA Endless Ways The Optimist (2017) 5:52
11. RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW Black Masquerade Stranger Us In All (2017) 5:35
12. INGLORIOUS Taking The Blame II (2017) 3:44
13. TOUCHSTONE Tangled Lines Lights From The Sky EP (2016) 5:42
14. CATS IN SPACE Scarecrow Scarecrow (2017) 7:27
15. SNAFU Don’t Keep Me Wondering Live In Nottingham (1976) 6:13
16. RICK WAKEMAN Jane Seymour (2009) The Six Wives Of Henry VIII (2009) 6:43
17. GRAHAM BONNET BAND Dancer The Book (2016) 4:47
18. UFO Messiah Of Love A Conspiracy Of Stars (2015) 4:32
19. RPWL Misguided Thought A New Dawn (2017) 7:23
20. CYDEMIND Stream Capture Erosion (2017) 6:30
21. STEVE WINWOOD Talking Back To The Night Talking Back To The Night (1982) 5:46
22. MIKE ANDERSEN This Time (feat. Joss Stone) Devil Is Back (2017) 3:01
23. RODRIGO Y GABRIELA Stairway To Heaven Live In Japan (2015) 4:37


18.06.17

1. NORMAN CONNORS Captain Connors, Valentine Love – Arista/ Buddah Anthology 7:25
2. STANLEY CLARKE School Days, The Definitive Collection (2017) 7:47
3. CATS IN SPACE The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Scarecrow (2017) 2:59
4. BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST Loving Is Easy, XII (expanded, 2017) 3:45
5. LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM/ CHRISTIME McVIE Red Sun Lindsay Buckingham/ Christine McVie (2017) 3:15
6. GOLDRAY Diamond Road Rising (2017) 7:20
6. LONDON GRAMMAR Control Truth Is A Beautiful Thing (2017) 3:05
7. TASMIN ARCHER Sleeping Satellites Single (1993) 4:42
8. UNISONIC My Sanctuary Live At Wacken (2017) 4:48
9. RPWL Wanted A New Dawn (2017) 4:41
10. ANATHEMA The Optimist The Optimist (2017) 5:34
11. CHRISTOPHER CROSS Sailing Christopher Cross (1979) 4:14
12. THEIA Signed Sealed Cemented Back In Line (2017) 5:12
13. DIAMOND HEAD Kiss Of Fire Evil Live (2017) 3:01
14. SIMPLE MINDS Promised You A Miracle Acoustic In Concert (2017) 4:49
15. FLOGGING MOLLY Reptiles (We Woke Up) Life Is Good (2017) 3:43
16. HAWKWIND Have You Seen Them? Into The Woods (2017) 6:56
17. LAURENCE JONES Addicted To Your Love Take Me High (2016) 3:43
18. CHANTEL McGREGOR Burn Your Anger Lose Control (2015) 3:19
19. NINE BELOW ZERO The Toddle 13 Shades Of Blue (2016) 2:58
20. WARD THOMAS Company From Where We Stand (2014) 3:59
21. MIDGE URE I Survived Fragile (2014) 5:00
22. JULIA FORDHAM Only Human Falling Forward (expanded, 2017) 2:59
23. AGNETHA FALTSKOG Sometimes When I’m Dreaming My Colouring Book (2004) 3:15
24. GEORGE HARRISON Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) Living In The Material World (1973) 3:35
25. JETHRO TULL Living In The Past Living With The Past (2014) 3:27


11.06.17

1. CYDEMIND What Remains Erosion (2017) 4:58
2. MYRATH Believer Legacy (2016) 4:34
3. SINNER Road To Hell Tequila Sunrise (2017) 3:31
4. THE FERRYMEN Cry Wolf The Ferrymen (2017) 5:03
5. MASSIVE Destination Somewhere Destination Somewhere (2016) 3:47
6. THE ANSWER Real Life Dreamers Solas (2016) 4:35
7. LONDON GRAMMAR Oh Woman Oh Man Truth Is A Beautiful Thing (2017) 4:35
8. NAD SYLVAN What Have You Done The Bride Said No (2017) 8:29
9. ANDY TIMMONS For God And Country The Spoken And The Unspoken (1999) 4:07
10. OF MICE & MEN Real Cold World (2016) 3:12
11. ANGELWINGS Nile Goddess The Edge Of Innocence (2017) 6:42
12. ORDEN OGAN Come With Me To The Other Side (with Liv Kristine) Gunmen (2017) 6:16
13. ROYAL BLOOD Lights Out How Did We Get So Dark? (2017) 3:55
14. THE ROLLING STONES Bitch Ladies & Gentlemen (2017) 4:45
15. RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW Burn Live In Birmingham 2016 (2017) 7:00
16. HAWKWIND Lost Chronicles The GWR Years (Box Set, 2017) 5:33
17. STEVIE NICKS You Can’t Fix This Sound City (2013) 5:58
18. LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM/ CHRISTINE McVIE In My World Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie (2017) 4:24
19. JANE WEAVER Valley Modern Kosmology (2017) 5:13
20. STEVE HACKETT & DJABE In That Quiet Earth Summer Storms & Rocking Rivers (2017) 4:44
21. RORY GALLAGHER Loanshark Blues Defender (1987) 4:26
22. NOEL GALLAGHER The Dying Of The Light Chasing Yesterday (2015) 5:11
23. THE BEATLES A Day In The Life Sgt.Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (2017 ed.) 5:33


04.06.17

1. RAVENEYE Come With Me, Single (2017) 3:36
2. BLACKWATER CONSPIRACY Hanging Tree, Shootin’ The Breeze (2017) 5:28
3. STANLEY CLARKE I Wanna Play For You, The Definitive Collection (2017) 3:23
4. HARVEY MASON Spell, Sho Nuff Groovin’ You – The Arista Records Anthology (1975-1981) (2017) 3:57
5. EARTH, WIND & FIRE Can’t Hide Love, Gratitude (1975) 4:11
6. MOTHER’S FINEST Give You All The Love (Inside Of Me), Love Changes – The Anthology 1972-1983 (2017) 7:57
7. CYDEMIND Red Tides, Erosion (2017) 5:25
8. HEDERSLEBEN Rarefied Air, Orbit (2017) 5:09
9. RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW Emotional Crime, Stranger In Us All (2017) 3:49
10. THE FERRYMEN The Darkest Hour, The Ferrymen (2017) 4:35
11. PANIC ROOM Nocturnal, Skin (2012) 7:45
12. JORN Fire To The Sun, Life On Death Road (2017) 5:12
13. STACKRIDGE Boots And Shoes, The Final Bow, Bristol 2015 (2017) 4:55
14. TANGERINE DREAM Power Of The Rainbow Serpent, Particles (2017) 8:14
15. CLEAR BLUE SKY Birdcatcher, Journey To The Inside Of The Moon (2017) 4:14
16. THE WEEKS Start It Up, Easy (2017) 3:41
17. SHERYL CROW Halfway There, Be Myself (2017) 3:59
18. TODD RUNDGREN Beginning (Of The End), White Knight (2017) 3:54
19. SNAKECHARMER Punching Above My Weight, Second Skin (2017) 3:20
20. INGLORIOUS Change Is Coming, II (2017) 3:20
21. IRON MAIDEN The Alchemist, The Final Frontier (2010) 4:28
22. PROCOL HARUM Businessman, Novum (2017) 4:44
23. ALICE COOPER Feed My Frankenstein, Hey Stoopid (1991) 4:43


28.05.17

Celebrating his 500th show, David chats to Todd Rundgren in the first hour. In the second hour he plays a selection of show favourites 2007-2017.

TODD RUNDGREN Come, White Knight (2017) 4:07
TODD RUNDGREN Love Is The Answer, With A Twist (1997) 3:52
TODD RUNDGREN Feel It, Nearly Human (1989) 5:43
TODD RUNDGREN Sleep, White Knight (2017) 2:52
TODD RUNDGREN Fiction, White Knight (2017) 3:41
TODD RUNDGREN Naked & Afraid (with Bettye LaVette), White Knight (2017) 3:56
TODD RUNDGREN That Could Have Been Me,White Knight (2017) 3:18
TODD RUNDGREN Buffalo Grass, An Evening With (2016) 5:05
WHITESNAKE Forevermore, Made In Britain (2013) 7:06
KIP WINGER Every Story Told, From The Moon To The Sun (2008) 4:28
JUDIE TZUKE While She Sleeps, Songs 2 (2008) 4:33
STEVE LUKATHER Darkness In My World, All’s Well That Ends Well (2010) 6:58
ANETTE OLZON Hear Me, Shine (2014) 3:03
DAN REED NETWORK Champion, Fight Another Day (2016) 4:28
CODE OF SILENCE Dark Skies Over Babylon, Dark Skies Over Babylon (2014) 7:27
THE WHO Baba O’Riley, Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival 2004 (2017) 5:19
JOHNNY HATES JAZZ Magnetized, Magnetized (2015) 3:55
JEFF SCOTT SOTO Crazy, Live At Firefest 2008 (2010) 6:37


LINKS

Assume The Position Archive – Index
Assume The Position Playlists Jan- March 2017 (PDF, opens in separate tab)
Assume The Position Playlists April-June 2017 (PDF, opens in separate tab)
Assume The Position Playlists July-September 2017 (PDF opens in separate tab)
David Randall bio
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