BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert (Hawkwind album)

BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert (Hawkwind album)

Infobox Album
Name = BBC Radio One Live in Concert
Type = live
Longtype = (rarities)
Longtype =
Artist = Hawkwind

Released = 1991
Recorded = 28 September 1972, Paris Theatre
Genre = Space Rock
Length = 59:50
Label = Windsong International
Producer = Jeff Griffin
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|2.5|5 [ link]
*Prog Archives Rating|3|5 [ link] (4 ratings)
Last album = "Out & Intake"
This album = "BBC Radio One Live in Concert"
Next album = "The Friday Rock Show Sessions"

"BBC Radio One Live in Concert" is a 1991 live album of a 1972 concert by Hawkwind.

"It was recorded straight to quarter inch tape - there were no overdubs and no possibility of remixing. This particular performance was also continuous for one hour which made for an interesting change over when the programme was aired since the reels of tape only lasted approximately 30 minutes each." - Jeff Griffin, BBC In Concert series producer.

This concert is still regularly aired by BBC Radio on the "Live at Midnight" slot on the BBC 6 Music channel [] . Despite Griffins' claims that remixing is not possible, the broadcast version does sound markedly different from the CD release, having greater clarity and definition on the instruments and vocals. The broadcast version also has some brutal edits, removing the first 4 minutes of "Brainstorm", and during "Earth Calling" and the end credits.

Track listing

#"Countdown" [unlisted] (Dunkley) 1:00
"Born To Go" (Calvert/Brock) 11:15
#"Black Corridor" [unlisted] (Moorcock) 2:30
"Seven By Seven" (Brock) 7:05
#"Brainstorm" (Turner) 10:38
#"Electronic No 1" [unlisted] (Dik Mik/Dettmar) 2:30
"Master Of The Universe" (Turner/Brock) 7:22
#"Paranoia" (Hawkwind) 5:55
"Earth Calling" [unlisted] (Calvert) 3:29
#"Silver Machine" (Calvert/Brock) 4:45
"Welcome To The Future" [unlisted] (Calvert) 3:03
"Credits" [unlisted] (Dunkley)


*Dave Brock - guitar, vocals
*Nik Turner - saxophone, flute, vocals
*Lemmy - bass guitar, vocals
*Dik Mik Davies - Synthesizer
*Del Dettmar - Synthesizer
*Simon King - drums
*Stacia - Announcements
*Andy Dunkley - Announcements


*Recorded: 28 September 1972, Paris Theatre, London
*Broadcast: 14 October 1972, BBC Radio 1 In Concert
*Producer: Jeff Griffin
*Engineer: Chris Lycett

Release History

*Oct 1991: Windsong, WINCD007
*Sep 1991: Genschman, GENSCH1002, Germany - titled "Space Rock From London" (broadcast version)
*Dec 1994: Live Storm, LSCD51626, Italy - titled "Space London 1972" (broadcast version)


[ Starfarer] - review and comparisons of the two different releases.

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