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Live At the BBC


Download links and information about Live At the BBC by Joe Jackson. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Punk, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 32 tracks with total duration of 02:27:49 minutes.

Artist: Joe Jackson
Release date: 2009
Genre: Rock, New Wave, Punk, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 32
Duration: 02:27:49
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No. Title Length
1. One More Time (Live Session 21/02/79) 3:05
2. Got the Time (Live Session 21/02/79) 2:57
3. Fools In Love (Live Session 21/02/79) 4:40
4. I'm the Man (Live Session 21/02/79) 4:03
5. Look Sharp! (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 4:12
6. Cancer (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 7:06
7. Real Men (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 4:25
8. Breaking Us In Two (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 5:13
9. Fools In Love (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 7:54
10. Chinatown (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 4:54
11. Target (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 1:44
12. T.V. Age (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 5:03
13. It's Different for Girls (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 4:15
14. Tuxedo Junction (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 5:53
15. Steppin' Out (Hammersmith Odeon 02/10/82) 4:44
16. Sunday Papers (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 5:22
17. One More Time (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 2:51
18. Friday (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 3:50
19. It's Different for Girls (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 3:41
20. Don't Wanna Be Like That (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 3:36
21. Happy Loving Couples (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 4:24
22. I'm the Man (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 4:28
23. Got the Time (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 3:21
24. Is She Really Going Out With Him? (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 5:10
25. Come On (Rock Goes to College 14/01/80) 3:28
26. On Your Radio (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 5:05
27. Another World (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 4:51
28. Sunday Papers (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 5:26
29. Look Sharp! (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 4:27
30. Is She Really Going Out With Him? (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 4:20
31. Steppin' Out (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 4:51
32. A Slow Song (Sight and Sound In Concert 22/01/83) 8:30



Universal's 2009 At the BBC double-disc set rounds up radio sessions recorded between 1979 and 1983 — the peak years of the Joe Jackson Band, a period bookended by his Look Sharp! debut and his most popular album, Night and Day. The two discs are set up so they open with an earlier show and then close with a later one: the first has a Peel Session from 1979, then an 11-song set at the Hammersmith Odeon from 1982, while the second disc has a ten-song show from the Hatfield Polytechnic in 1980 and seven songs from Hitchin's Regal Theatre in 1983. This gives each disc a similar feel, with each opening up with a tight, nervy, exhilarating set that gives way to a more sophisticated set. Naturally, sophisticated is a bit of a relative term — Jackson had yet to fully delve into his jazz obsessions but they were certainly flowering via Night and Day, and that can be heard on the 1982 and 1983 sets, in the songs from Night and Day and in how "Is She Really Going Out with Him?" is given an a cappella, doo wop arrangement. Even then, what impresses throughout At the BBC is the unbridled, palpable energy. This is vigorous, exciting music, better proof of the band's greatness as a live act than the quite good Live 1980/86 collection and one of the better punk/new wave live sets available.