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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.

Shows are posted within five days of the last repeat broadcast.

From 10 January 2021 David will announce the GRTR! Top 10 Albums for that week, based on website views, social media activity and radio airplay


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In this week’s show David plays the albums selected as ‘Albums of the Month’ at www.getreadytorock.com

[11.07.21]

1 THIN LIZZY Cold Sweat (3:06)
2. JOHN SYKES Out Alive (4:18)
3. HARDLINE Out Of Time (3:53)
4. SMITH KOTZEN Scars (6:18)
5. THE DUST CODA Rolling (6:10)
6. TRUCKER DIABLO The Edge Of Tonight (3:32)
7. HEAVY WATER Revolution (3:35)
8. DIM GRAY The Wave We Thought We’d Ride Forever (4:37)
9. LAURENNE / LOUHIMO Striking Like A Thunder (4:36)
10. DENNIS DEYOUNG Proof Of Heaven (5:27)
11. SKARLETT RIOT Under Water (4:53)
12. IRON MAIDEN Hallowed Be Thy Name (7:28)
13. TYGERS OF PAN TANG Wild Cat (Live) (3:31)
14. SONS OF LIBERTY Don’t Hide Behind Your Weakness (4:26)
15. THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY Slippin’ and Slidin’ (3:55)
16. THE JOHN WILLIAMS SYNDICATE Loud And Clear (3:15)
17. IAN McNABB We’re Never Gonna Grow Up (4:00)
18. TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON Beauty And War (5:17)
19. DIRKSCHNEIDER AND THE OLD GANG Every Heart Is Burning (5:30)
20. THE EDGAR WINTER GROUP Frankenstein (4:48)
21. BARRY MANILOW I Just Want To Be The One In Your Life (3:39)
22. SIMPLY RED Something Got Me Started (3:58)


[04.07.21]

1 STEVE HACKETT Wingbeats, Surrender Of Silence (2021) 5:19
2. NINE SKIES Wilderness, 5.20 (2021) 6:04
3. DAVID MINASIAN The Sound Of Dreams, 3rd Movement The Sound Of Dreams Single Remix (2021) 4:39
4. STYX Blue Collar Man, Pieces Of Eight (2021) 4:04
5. STYX Save Us From Ourselves, Crash The Crown (2021) 3:02
6. SEETHER Wasteland, EP (2021) 4:20
7. DIM GRAY Again, Flown (2021) 3:23
8. THE KORGIS The Best Thing You Can Do Is Love Someone, Kartoon World (2021) 5:12
9. THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY Can’t Stop Progress, The Immediate Family (2021) 4:26
10. LAST OF THE MISFIT HEROES Dead Behind The Eyes, Hope For The Hopeless (2021) 2:57
11. ROGER CHAPMAN Naughty Child, Life In The Pond (2021) 4:33
12. MICK PINI/AUDIO 54 Shadows, Backless (2021) 4:24
13. TOTO Till The End, With A Little Help From My Friends (2021) 5:06
14. VEGA Sooner Or Later, Single (2021) 2:55
15. CAMEL Another Night, Moonmadness (1976) 6:27
16. MARILLION Season’s End, With Friends at St.David’s (2021) 8:23
17. JAMES STEVENSON Gotta Find That Feelin’, The Other Side Of The World (2021) 3:45
18. MAGGIE BELL Suicide Sal, Suicide Sal (2021 ed.) 3:44
19. STONE THE CROWS Big Jim Salter, Teenage Licks (2021 ed) 4:38
20. VINNIE MOORE Kung Fu Grip, Soul Shifter (2020) 4:47
21. EMILY WOLFE Damage Control, Outlier (2021) 4:02
22. LEE AARON Vampin’ , Radio On (2021) 4:14
23. KITT WAKELEY Wicked Ways, Symphony Of Sinners & Saints (2021) 3:22
24. PINK FLOYD Have A Cigar, Wish You Were Here (1975) 5:07
25. PAUL McCARTNEY Back In Brazil, Egypt Station (2018) 3:20
26. ELVIS COSTELLO Alison, My Aim is True (1977) 3:24


[27.06.21]

1 THE DUNWELLS Summertime, Single (2021) 3:34
2. WAYWARD SONS Faith In Fools, Single (2021) 4:05
3. CASKETS The Only Ones, Single (2021) 5:02
4. JAMES STEVENSON Go Mister!, Everything’s Getting Closer To Being Over (2017) 3:46
5. JAMES STEVENSON Baby Come On, The Other Side Of The World (2021) 3:42
6. VHF Invisible Thread, Very High Frequency (2021) 5:07
7. DAMON JOHNSON & THE GET READY Let The Healing Begin, Battle Lines (2021) 4:05
8. SOCIAL DISORDER Down On My Knees, Love 2 Be Hated (2021) 4:32
9. KENT HILLI Heaven Can Wait, The Rumble (2021) 4:32
10. GERRY MARSDEN My Home Town, My Home Town (2021) 3:15
11. TIMO TOLKKI’S AVALON I Just Collapse, The Eternal Birth (2021) 6:13
12. TOTO White Sister, With A Little Help From My Friends (2021) 9:28
13. BLACK SPIDERS Give ‘Em What They Want, Single (2021) 3:53
14. JOE JACKSON Is She Really Going Out With Him, State Theater New Jersey 2005 4:37
15. TODD RUNDGREN Pretending To Care, State Theater New Jersey 2005 4:25
16. KAYAK Distance To Your Heart, Out Of This World (2021) 4:19
17. DAVID CROSBY Rodriguez For A Night, For Free (2021) 3:18
18. SPACE SUMMIT I’m Electric, Single (2021) 5:27
19. THE OMNIFIC Antecedent, Single (2021) 5:20
20. DIKAJEE Forest, Single (2021) 5:07
21. MARISA & THE MOTHS Your Power, Single (2021) 4:16
22. NINE SKIES The Old Man In The Snow, 5.20 (2021) 5:37
23. NEAL SCHON Smoke Of The Revolution, Late Nite (1989) 4:44
24. SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND Faith Healer, Live At The BBC (2008) 6:29
25. SISTER SLEDGE We Are Family, Single (0 3:31


[20.06.21]

1 STONETRIP Runaway, Single (2021) 3:55
2. SKAM On The Run, Intra EP (2021) 3:57
3. LEADFINGER Nobody Knows, Single (2021) 4:18
4. FOCUS Hocus Pocus, Moving Waves (1971) 6:40
5. ARGENT Tragedy, All Together Now (1972) 4:48
6. BLONDIE Rapture, AutoAmerican (1981) 4:58
7. WHITESNAKE Still Of The Night, 1987 (1987) 6:34
8. IAN McNABB Deserter, Utopian (2021) 5:30
9. SOCIAL DISORDER Sail Away, Love 2 Be Hated (2021) 3:47
10. ROGER CHAPMAN Snake, Life In The Pond (2021) 3:36
11. TIMMO TOLKEIN Beautiful Lie, The Eternal Birth (2021) 3:51
12. KENT HILLI The Rumble, The Rumble (2021) 5:18
13. DAMON JOHNSON & THE GET READY Battle Lines, Battle Lines (2021) 3:29
14. THE ALAN PARSONS PROJECT Prime Time, Live In Colombia (20) 8:13
15. TEARS FOR FEARS Change, The Hurting 30th anniv. (2013) 4:57
16. THE BLACK EYES Do The Romp, Delta Kream (2021) 5:01
17. ALICE IN CHAINS Grind, Alice In Chains (1995) 4:45
18. OASIS Live Forever, Definitely Maybe (1994) 4:36
19. LAURA MEADE The Most Dangerous Woman In America, The Most Dangerous Woman In America (2021) 8:16
20. FRAGMENT SOUL Oedipus Complex, The Axiom Of Choice (2021) 5:27
21. THE DOOBIE BROTHERS The Doctor, Cycles (2021 reissue) 3:47
22. JETHRO TULL Living In The Past, Living With The Past (2014) 3:27
23. RUFUS & CHAKA KHAN Ain’t Nobody, Stompin’ At The Savoy (1983) 4:43


[13.06.21]

1 DOOGIE WHITE Small Town Saturday Night, As Yet Untitled (2021) 4:39
2. DEEP PURPLE King Of Dreams, Slaves And Masters (1990) 5:27
3. RAINBOW LA Connection, Long Live Rock N Roll () 4:58
4. ROGER CHAPMAN Naked Hearts, Peaceology (2014) 3:44
5. ROGER CHAPMAN Nightmare #5, Life In The Pond (2021) 7:01
6. NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS Flying On The Ground, Back The Way We Came: Vol. 1 (2011 – 2021) (2021) 3:11
7. PAUL WELLER Fat Pop, Fat Pop (2021) 3:18
8 IAN DURY & THE BLOCKHEADS Inbetweenies, Do It Yourself (1979) 5:16
9. BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER Whispers In The Darkness, Brother Against Brother (2021) 6:03
10. TERRA ODIUM The Road Not Taken, Ne Plus Ultra (2021) 6:56
11. GYPSY PISTOLEROS The Mescalito Vampires, The Mescalito Vampires (2021) 4:20
12. BILLY F GIBBONS I Was A Highway, Hardware (2021) 2:34
13. IAN McNABB No One Tells A Lie Like A Dude With A Tie, Utopian (2021) 4:27
14. RHAPSODY OF FIRE I’ll Be Your Hero, EP (2021) 4:12
15. CARAVAN Hoedown, BBC Live In Concert (1991) 5:28
16. NEKTAR Man In The Moon, Remembering The Future (2011) 7:31
17. IAN GILLAN BAND Clear Air Turbulence, The Rockfield Mixes…Plus (2021) 7:47
18. FRAGMENT SOUL A Soul Inhabiting Two Bodies, Axiom Of Choice (2021) 13:30
19. GENTLE GIANT Time To Kill, Free Hand (2021ed.) 5:13
20. LAURA MEADE The Shape Of Shock, The Most Dangerous Woman In America (2021) 4:00
21. SUZI QUATRO The Devil In Me, The Devil In Me (2021) 3:31
22. GARY JOHN BARDEN Oh Well, Rock N Roll My Soul (2010) 2:58
23. FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Welcome To The Pleasure Dome, The Best Of (2013) 5:08


[06.06.21]

1 ASIA Never Again, The Reunion Albums 2007-2012 (2021) 4:54
2. ASIA Finger On The Trigger, Omega (2010) 4:30
3. ASIA Bury Me In Willow, XXX (2012) 6:15
4. LAURA MEADE What I See From Here, Remedium (2018) 2:52
5. LAURA MEADE Burned At The Stake, The Most Dangerous Woman In America (2021) 2:48
6. JUDIE TZUKE Hydra, Lockdown 2020 (2021) 3:04
7. LEE AARON Twenty One, Radio On! (2021) 5:12
8 JO HARMAN Through The Night, Live In The Hideaway (2021) 4:16
9. QUINN SULLIVAN In A World Without You, Wide Awake (2021) 3:56
10. GHOSTS OF MEN Breathe In, Exhale (2021) 2:41
11. JOHN WILLIAMS SYNDICATE Never Want To Be Without You, Out Of Darkness (2021) 3:14
12. MIDNITE CITY Blame It On Your Lovin’, Itch You Can’t Scratch (2021) 4:18
13. DAVE BURN Hit The Ground, Nothing Is As It Seems (2021) 4:29
14. ROB KORAL Take Me Back, Wild Hearts (2021) 4:42
15. BILLY F GIBBONS Stackin’ Bones, Hardware (2021) 3:16
16. MASSIVE WAGONS Tokyo 2021, Single (2021) 3:47
17. TOTO Kingdom Of Desire, With A Little Help From My Friends (2021) 8:13
18. JOHN SYKES Please Don’t Leave Me, Bad Boy Live (2005) 5:45
19. DIRTY LOOPS Crash And Burn Delight, Loopified (2014) 4:09
20. MICK PAUL Consigned To Reality, Parallel Lives (2021) 4:41
21. NAD SYLVAN Sailing To Byzantium, Spiritus Mundi (2021) 6:39
22. DAVID MINASIAN The Sound Of Dreams, Single (2021) 4:08
23. CIRCUS MIND Nut Bag, Joy Machine (2021) 3:30
24. ATOMIC ROOSTER Tomorrow Night, Single (1970) 4:01
25. WILSON PHILLIPS You’re In Love, Single (1991) 4:52
26. CYNDI LAUPER Time After Time, Single (1984) 4:01


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Assume The Position Archive – Index (includes January – June 2021)
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