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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.

Selected shows are available to listen again via the Mixcloud player.

Throughout September 2018 David will be playing some of the popular tracks and albums featured on the station since it started in September 2008.

On Sunday 16 September in a special show he reflects on 10 years broadcasting including  a selection of interviews.


[09.09.18]

1. BLUE OCTOBER Daylight, I Hope You’re Happy (2018) 3:39
2. THE PINEAPPLE THIEF Uncovering Your Tracks, Dissolution (2018) 4:28
3. JOE BONAMASSA Evil Mama, Redemption (2018) 5:31
4. DORO Walking With The Angels, Fear No Evil (2009) 4:57
5. DORO Turn It Up, Forever Warriors, Forever Free (2018) 3:23
6. SAXON Live To Rock, Into The Labyrinth (2009) 5:29
7. PLACES OF POWER I Live For You Now Is The Time (2009) 4:45
8. JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR Watch ‘Em Burn, White Sugar (2009) 5:07
9. SARI SCHORR Thank You, Never Say Never (2018) 3:38
10. BAD TOUCH Hammer Falls, Shake A Leg (2018) 3:40
10. DEVON ALLMAN Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around, Torquoise (2013) 4:45
11. CAMEL End Of The Line, Dust And Dreams (1991) 6:52
12. JAWBONE Two Million Heartbeats, Jawbone (2018) 4:53
13. AMERICA You Can Do Magic, Struttin’ Our Stuff (2006) 4:04
14. FOREIGNER At War With The World, Can’t Slow Down (2010) 5:49
15. COLDSPELL Keep On Believing, Infinite Stargaze (2009) 5:04
16. STEVE LUKATHER Darkness In My World, All’s Well That Ends Well (2010) 6:58
17. PANIC ROOM Freedom To Breathe, Satellite (2010) 5:32
18. ELEANOR McEVOY Take You Home, I’d Rather Go Blonde (2010) 3:49
19. JAMES GRANT My Father’s Coat, Strange Flowers (2009) 9:48
20. JACKSON BROWNE, Running On Empty, Running On Empty (1977)  4:56
21. STEVIE WONDER Smile Please, Fullfilingness’ First Finale (1974) 3:30
22. FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Relax, The Best Of (2013) 3:57


[02.09.17]

1. JETHRO TULL My Sunday Feeling, This Was (2018 ed) 3:41
2. MARTIN BARRE Lone Wolf, Roads Less Travelled (2018) 4:03
3. THE PINEAPPLE THIEF Try As I Might, Dissolution (2018) 4:26
4. THE VINTAGE CARAVAN Shaken Beliefs, Arrival (2015) 4:36
5. THE VINTAGE CARAVAN Hidden Streams, Gateways (2018) 3:52
6. GUS G Nothing To Say, Fearless (2018) 3:58
7. SONS OF APOLLO Divine Addiction, Psychotic Symphony (2018) 4:42
8. THE MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Are You Ready To Rock, The Best Of 80-84 (2008) 3:27
9. WHO Who Are You, The Very Best Of Why My Guitar Gently Weeps (2008) 5:05
10. GLYDER Brewin’ Up A Storm, Weather The Storm EP (2008) 3:36
11. GRAHAM BONNET BAND The Hotel, Meanwhile, Back In The Garage (2018) 5:42
12. MASSIVE WAGONS Back To The Stack, Full Nelson (2018) 3:36
13. JUDIE TZUKE While She Sleeps, Songs 2 (2008) 4:33
14. HONEY RYDER Fly Away, Rising Up (2008) 3:35
15. BEN POOLE Don’t Cry For Me, Anytime You Need Me (2018) 5:59
16. POPA CHUBBY Race With The Devil, Prime Cuts (2018) 4:38
17. GRAHAM PARKER & THE FIGS You Hit The Spot, Live At The FTC (2014) 3:26
18. SANTANA Your Touch, Multi Directional Warrior (2008) 6:33
19. GARY MOORE Umbrella Man, Bad To Me Baby (2008) 3:38
20. TYGERS OF PAN TANG Hot Blooded, Animal Instinct (2008) 5:04
21. CONNOR SELBY Made Up My Mind, Made Up My Mind (2018) 4:19
22. FEDERAL CHARM Swing Sinner, Passenger (2018) 3:16
21. U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday, Released: The Human Rights Concerts 1986 (2013) 4:51
22. FLEETWOOD MAC Rhiannon (early take), Fleetwood Mac (2018) 4:36
23. JOHN PARR & RICK WAKEMAN Abracadabra, Fly Like An Eagle: Steve Miller Tribute (2013) 5:11


[26.08.18]

1. SLASH Mind Your Manners, Living The Dream (2018) 3:37
2. URIAH HEEP Grazed By Heaven, Living The Dream (2018) 4:31
3. AIRRACE Summer Rain, Untold Stories (2018) 4:27
4. THE GUESS WHO American Woman, Single (1969) 5:08
5. THE GUESS WHO Baby’s Come Around, The Future Is What It Used To Be (2018) 5:18
6. BLUE OCTOBER I Want To Come Back Home, I Hope You’re Happy (2018) 5:11
7. SHINEDOWN Get Up, Attention Attention (2018) 4:05
8. WISHBONE ASH Blind Eye, Wishbone Ash (1970) 3:42
9. THE LITTLE KICKS Don’t Get Mad, Get Even, Shake Off Your Troubles (2017) 4:45
10. MAN All Alone, Diamonds And Coal (2006) 5:22
11. THE VINTAGE CARAVAN Reflections, Gateways (2018) 4:14
12. GRAHAM BONNET BAND The House, Meanwhile, Back In The Garage (2018) 4:30
13. MASSIVE WAGONS Last On The List, Full Nelson (2018) 3:48
14. HOGJAW I Will Remain, Rise To The Mountains (2017) 8:33
15. CURVED AIR Screw, Live Atmosphere (2012) 4:32
16. MOUNTAIN Travellin’ In The Dark, Nantucket Sleighride (2004 ed.) 5:09
17. SARI SCHORR Damn The Reason, A Force Of Nature (2016) 5:23
18. THE SEA WITHIN Time, The Sea Within (2018) 7:28
19. RIVERSIDE Vale Of Tears, Wasteland (2018) 4:48
20. BIGFOOT The Fear, Bigfoot (2017) 5:05
21. TASTE Morning Sun, Live At The Isle Of Wight (2015) 4:36
22. SEAL & JEFF BECK Manic Depression, Stone Free: A Trubute To Jimi Hendrix (1993) 5:12
23. THE BEACH BOYS Do It Again, Single (1968) 2:20


[19.08.18]

1. ARETHA FRANKLIN Rock Steady, Single (1971) 3:07
2. ARETHA FRANKLIN Jumpin’ Jack Flash, Aretha (1986) 5:07
3. SHEMEKIA COPELAND Ain’t Got Time For Hate, America’s Child (2018) 4:18
4. MARTIN BARRE The Meeting, The Meeting (1996) 4:27
5. MARTIN BARRE Roads Less Travelled, Roads Less Travelled (2018) 4:27
6. LAURENCE JONES Gone Away, The Truth (2018) 3:15
7. THE KRIS BARRAS BAND Propane, The Divine & Dirty (2018) 4:19
8. DAN REED NETWORK Fade To Light, Single (2018) 3:53
9. THE QUIREBOYS Blackwater, Homewreckers & Heartbreakers (2018 ed.) 7:09
10. LA GUNS Sweet Mystery, Hollywood Forever (2012) 4:01
11. ROSE TATTOO Scarred For Life, Tatts: Live In Brunswick 1982 (2017) 4:23
12. AIRRACE Different But The Same, Untold Stories (2018) 4:03
13. THE TREATMENT Let’s Get Dirty, Single (2018) 3:04
14. SLASH Driving Rain, Living The Dream (2018) 4:10
15. THE VINTAGE CARAVAN Set Your Sights, Gateways (2018) 4:39
16. IRON MAIDEN Fear Of The Dark, En Vivo! (2012) 7:30
17. PAUL RODGERS Be My Friend, Free Spirit (2018) 7:23
18. BLUE OCTOBER Your Love Is Like A Car Crash, I Hope You’re Happy (2018) 5:19
19. FEDERAL CHARM Get Through, Passenger (2018) 3:14
20. GRAHAM BONNET BAND We Don’t Need Another Hero, Meanwhile, Back In The Garage (2018) 4:47
21. MASSIVE WAGONS Under No Illusion, Full Nelson (2018) 3:57
22. THE BAD FLOWERS Let’s Misbehave, Starting Gun (2017) 5:40
23. WARREN GREVESON Inferno, At lo Voyager (2018) 4:34
24. ANN WILSON Bad Moon Rising, Hope & Glory (2008) 3:15
25. BREAD The Guitar Man, Guitar Man (1972) 3:47


[12.08.18]

1. ALLY THE FIDDLE Sisyphos, Up (2018) 6:25
2. THE MAGPIE SALUTE Send Me An Omen, High Water 1 (2018) 3:54
3. FEDERAL CHARM Death Rattle, Passenger (2018) 4:17
4. BLUE OCTOBER Debris, Sway (2013) 6:38
5. BLUE OCTOBER King, I Hope You’re Happy (2018) 3:46
6. JUDIE TZUKE Full Moon Blackout, Peace Has Broken Out (2017) 3:58
7. ANN WILSON Life In The Fast Lane, Immortal (2018) 4:22
8. HALESTORM Buzz, Vicious (2018) 3:22
9. DOOMSDAY OUTLAW Days Since I Saw The Sun, Hard Times (2018) 4:16
10. GRAHAM BONNET BAND Incest Outcest USA, Meanwhile, Back In The Garage (2018) 4:14
11. SAGA Wind Him Up, So Good So Far – Live At Rock Of Ages (2018) 6:08
12. SPOCK’S BEARD Somebody’s Home, Noise Floor (2018) 6:32
13 AIRRACE Summer Rain, Untold Stories (2018) 4:27
14. LYNYRD SKYNYRD Kryptonite, Live In Atlantic City (2018) 4:00
15. MARTIN TURNER Flesh And Steel, New Live Dates (2016) 7:13
16. TAYLOR’S UNIVERSE Dark Side Of Alec, Almost Perfected (2018) 14:25
17. SENDELICA BS, Cromlech Chronicles III (2018) 6:38
18. ROY BUCHANAN Green Onions, Loading Zone (1978) 8:12
19. KULA SHAKER Knight On the Town, K (1996) 3:25
20. SANTANA Open Invitation, Inner Secrets (1978) 4:47
21. MELANIE C Here It Comes Again, Reason (2013) 4:08


[05.08.18]

1. GRAHAM BONNET BAND Livin In Suspicion, Meanwhile, Back In The Garage (2018) 3:56
2. SLASH ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators Driving Rain, Single (2018) 4:10
3. THE TREATMENT Let’s Get Dirty Now, Single (2018) 3:04
4. HALESTORM I Am The Fire, Into The Wild Life (2015) 3:37
5. HALESTORM White Dress, Vicious (2018) 3:29
6. RSO Masterpiece, Radio Free America (2018) 3:56
7. DORO If I Can’t Have You No-One Will, Forever Warriors (2018) 5:09
8. SMOKING MARTHA Say You’re Mine, Smoking Martha (2018) 3:30
9. LUCIFER Phoenix, II (2018) 4:46
10. EARTH FOR SALE One Light Year, Reset (2018) 4:56
11. ANN WILSON Baker Street, Immortal (2018) 3:35
12. THE MAGPIE SALUTE Sister Moon, High Water 1 (2018) 3:47
13 BEN POOLE Start The Car, Anytime You Need Me (2018) 4:40
14. ROY BUCHANAN Blues For Gary, My Babe (2018) 8:32
15. GUN Take Me Down, Favourite Pleasures (2017) 3:50
16. TARJA TURUNEN Victim Of Ritual, Act II (2018) 6:04
17. MR BIG Defying Gravity, Live In Milan (2018) 7:37
18. JO HARMAN Changing Of The Guard, Single (2018) 4:24
19. GRAHAM GOULDMAN Let’s Get Lost, Play Nicely And Share EP (2017) 3:17
20. ROACHFORD This Generation, Permanent Shade Of Blue (1994) 4:07
21. SLY & THE FAMILY STONE Family Affair, Single (1968) 3:05
22. BROTHERS JOHNSON Brother Man, Right On Time (1977) 3:10
23. LEE RITENOUR Mr Briefcase, Rit (1981) 3:30
24. KENTISH SPIRES Introception, The Last Harvest (2018) 7:11
25. JETHRO TULL Living In The Past, Stand Up expanded (2010) 3:20
26.. KIKI DEE & CARMELO LUGGIERI Running Up That Hill, The Walk Of Faith (2008) 5:54
27. SCOTT McKENZIE San Francisco, Magic Bus (2015) 2:59


[29.07.18]

1. STEVE HACKETT Fire On The Moon, Out Of The Tunnel’s Mouth (2009) 6:10
2. CAMEL Lunar Sea, Moonmadness (1976) 9:10
3. JOE SATRIANI Big Bad Moon, Flying In A Blue Dream (1989) 5:17
4. ANN WILSON Where To Now St.Peter, Hope And Glory (2007) 4:38
5. ANN WILSON Luna, Immortal (2018) 5:54
6. TURYA Dandelion, Ocean (2018) 4:30
7. JUDIE TZUKE, BEVERLEY CRAVEN, JULIA FORDHAM Safe, Single (2018) 3:08
8. BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN That’s The Easy Part, Beth Nielsen Chapman (1990) 4:27
9. TED & MAJELLA Instairs, Better Together (2018) 5:07
10. MAGNUM Lost On The Road To Eternity, Lost On The Road To Eternity (2018) 6:02
11. SAXON The Secret Of Flight, Thunderbolt (2018) 5:02
12 HALESTORM Conflicted, Vicious (2018) 3:29
13. ALCATRAZZ Suffer Me, Live In Japan 1994 (2018) 4:57
14. DREAM THEATER Build Me Up Break Me Down, Live At Luna Park (2014) 7:02
15. MICHAEL ROMEO Oblivion, War Of The Worlds Pt.1 (2018) 5:06
16. GUS G. Fearless, Fearless (2018) 4:24
17. FM Too Much Of A Good Thing, Atomic Generation (2018) 4:17
18. MY INDIGO Out Of The Darkness, My Indigo (2018) 3:56
19. SIMPLE MINDS In Dreams, Walk Between Worlds (2018) 4:15
20. SPACE ELEVATOR Keep Waiting, II (2018) 3:44
21. THUNDERMOTHER The Original Sin, Thundermother (2018) 2:48
22. STEVE WINWOOD Talking Back To The Night, Talking Back To The Night (1982) 5:40
23. CREAM White Room, Wheels Of Fire (1968) 4:57
24. DAVE GROHL/PAUL McCARTNEY Cut Me Some Slack, Sound City Real To Reel (2013) 4:39


[22.07.18]

A replay of selected interviews

Geoff Downes and Chris Braide

22 July and 27 July: Geoff Downes and Chris Braide (pictured)  (DBA UK date: 28 September)
23 July: Andy Latimer of Camel (UK tour: September)


[15.07.18]

1. MASSIVE WAGONS Robot (Trust In Me), Single (2018) 3:11
2. FEDERAL CHARM Speak Out, Passenger (2018) 3:24
3. RSO Hellbound Train, Radio Free America (2018) 8:51
4. THE ALARM The Day The Ravens Left The Tower, Strength (2015) 4:17
5. THE ALARM Neutral, Equals (2018) 4:17
6. DIAMANTE Sleepwalking, Coming In Hot (2018) 3:09
7. THE AMORETTES Whatever Gets You Through The Night, Born To Break (2018) 4:01
8. JARED JAMES NICHOLS Haywire, Old Glory And The Wild Revival (2015) 4:11
9. THE MAGPIE SALUTE For The Wind, High Water I (2018) 5:03
10. FIRST AID KIT Rebel Heart, Ruins (2018) 5:23
11. BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN Rage On Rage, Hearts Of Glass (2018) 4:16
12. BIRDS OF CHICAGO Never Go Back, Love In Wartime (2018) 2:32
13 MICHAEL ROMEO Black, War Of The Worlds Pt 1 (2018) 6:33
14. DESTINIA Rain, Metal Souls (2018) 4:53
15. 10cc Art For Art’s Sake, Live In Concert: Clever Clogs (2014) 8:00
16. STATUS QUO Whatever You Want, Down Down & Dirty At Wacken (2018) 5:02
17. DAVID CROSBY The Us Below, Lighthouse (2016) 3:41
18. KENTISH SPIRES Spirit Of The Skies, The Last Harvest (2018) 4:20
19. MARTIN SPRINGETT Wired For Sound, Diving Into Small Pools (2018) 4:09
20. THE SEA WITHIN The Roaring Silence, The Sea Within (2018) 8:06
21. THE RED GOES BLACK Shadow Dancer, Fire (2018) 3:06
22. THE KINKS Lola, Single (1965) 4:07
23. SIMPLE MINDS Summer, Walk Between Worlds (2018) 4:57
24. ROGER WATERS Another Brick In The Wall Pt 2, Single (1990) 6:26


[08.07.18]

1. RSO Masterpiece, Radio Free America (2018) 3:56
2. HALL & OATES I Can’t Go That (No Can Do), Rock ‘N Soul Part 1 (2013) 3:45
3. STEVE WINWOOD Dirty City, Nine Lives (2008) 7:46
4. ORLEANS Still The One, Waking & Dreaming (1976) 3:54
5. FLAV MARTIN & JERRY MAROTTA How Could You Leave Me, Soul Redemption (2018) 3:35
6. PHIL CAMPBELL & THE BASTARD SONS Into The Dark, The Age Of Asurdity (2018) 6:37
7. MASSIVE WAGONS Sunshine Smile, Full Nelson (2018) 3:16
8. DIAMANTE Bulletproof, Coming In Hot (2018) 3:17
9. SHEMEKIA COPELAND Ain’t Got Time For Hate, America’s Child (2018) 4:18
10. KING KING Hurricane, Reaching For The Light (2018) 3:09
11. THE SHARPEEZ Automatic Mode, Wild One (2018) 4:20
12. GRAHAM GOULDMAN Battlefield, Love And Work (2018) 4:18
13. JUDIE TZUKE Full Moon Blackout, Peace Has Broken Out (2018) 3:58
14. SKID ROW Youth Gone Wild, Skid Row (1989) 3:19
15. ZAL CLEMINSON’S SIN’ DOGS Euphoria, Vol.1 (2018) 4:57
16. EUROPE Children Of The Mind, The Final Countdown: 30th Anniversary Show (2017) 4:28
17. CAMEL Summer Lightning, Rainbow’s End – An Anthology (2010) 5:35
18.. GUS G Big City, Fearless (2018) 5:21
19. FEDERAL CHARM Death Rattle, Passengers (2018) 4:17
20. DEVON ALLMAN Galaxies, Ride Or Die (2016) 4:56
21. RAMIN PARTOVI 27, 27 Faces Of A Broken Heart (2018) 5:10
21. YUKA & CHRONOSHIP The Airship Of Jean Giraud, Ship (2018) 6:16
22. MOTT THE HOOPLE One Of The Boys, Single (1971) 4:21
23. GERRY RAFFERTY City To City, City To City (1978) 5:03
24. CARL PALMER’S ELP LEGACY America, Live (2018) 3:40


[01.07.18]

1. FLORENCE + THE MACHINE 100 Years, High As Hope (2018) 4:58
2. LEE AARON You’re No Good, Diamond Baby Blues (2018) 2:51
3. DIAMANTE Had Enough, Coming In Hot (2018) 2:57
4. FEDERAL CHARM No Money Down, Federal Charm (2013) 3:43
5. FEDERAL CHARM Halo, Passenger (2018) 3:32
6. THE RED GOES BLACK If One Day, Fire (2018) 2:37
7. VOODOO VEGAS Black Heart Woman, Freak Show Candy Floss (2016) 4:02
8. HOLLOWSTAR All I Gotta Say, Single (2018) 3:10
9. SPACE ELEVATOR W.Y.T.A.T., II (2018) 4:55
10. DAN REED NETWORK Sharp Turn, Fight Another Day (2018) 5:06
11. DARE Runaway, Out Of The Silence II (2018) 4:49
12. ULTRAPHONIX Another Day, Original Human Music (2018) 4:51
13. SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE Elevate, Californisoul (2017) 5:24
14. GRAHAM BONNET BAND Sea Of Trees, Single (2018) 4:46
15. RSO Masterpiece, Radio Free America (2018) 3:56
16.. SCORPIONS The Zoo, Get Your Sting And Blackout (2011) 5:43
17. STONE THE CROWS Big Jim Salte,r BBC Sessions Vol.2 (06.09.71) (1998) 5:10
18. RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN Ain’t Nobody, Stompin’ At The Savoy (Live) (1983) 4:43
19. KEE MARCELLO Black Hole Star, Scaling Up (2016) 5:12
20. ALBERTO RIGONI Back To Life, EvoRevolution (2018) 4:11
21. THE SEA WITHIN They Know My Name, The Sea Within (2018) 5:09
22. AL DI MEOLA Race With The Devil On Spanish Highway, Elegant Gypsy Live & More (2018) 5:52
23. PAUL RODGERS Wishing Well, Free Spirit (2018) 4:20
24. PENTANGLE Light Flight, The Lost Broadcasts 1968-1972 (2004) 3:29
25. OZZY OSBOURNE Crazy Train, Blizzard Of Oz (1980) 4:55
26. ROLLING STONES Miss You, Some Girls Live In Texas ‘78 (2017) 4:48


LINKS

Assume The Position Archive – Index
Assume The Position Playlists January – June 2018 (PDF opens in separate tab)
David Randall bio
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