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Saxon > And the Bands Played On
Saxon - And the Bands Played On
Saxon discography (misc)
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(1980)
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And the Bands Played On

Saxon

Type:
Single
Release date:
1981
Catalog ID:
CAR 180
Label:
Carrere Records
Format:
7" vinyl
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 85%)
Side A
1. And the Bands Played On 02:47   Show lyrics
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Side B
2. Hungry Years 05:08   Show lyrics
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3. Heavy Metal Thunder 04:21   Show lyrics
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Band members
Biff Byford Vocals
Pete Gill Drums
Steve Dawson Bass
Paul Quinn Guitars
Graham Oliver Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Andy Lydon Track 1 Engineering
Peter Hinton Tracks 2 & 3 Producer
Nigel Thomas Track 1 Producer
Robert Ellis Photography
Will Reid-Dick Tracks 2 & 3 Engineering
Biff Byford Vocals
Pete Gill Drums
Steve Dawson Bass
Paul Quinn Guitars
Graham Oliver Guitars
Andy Lydon Track 1 Engineering
Peter Hinton Tracks 2 & 3 Producer
Nigel Thomas Track 1 Producer
Robert Ellis Photography
Will Reid-Dick Tracks 2 & 3 Engineering
Read Standing the Test of Time.... 85% DeathRiderDoom January 18th, 2010

Tracks 2 and 3 taken from "Strong Arm of the Law" full-length.
"Heavy Metal Thunder" only available on the British version (shown), not the Japanese version.
Released as 7", 12" and picture disc.

Saxon's highest-charting UK single, reaching No.12.

The song was written about Saxon's appearance at the 1980 Monsters of Rock festival in Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK.
Rainbow headlined, and they get a mention in the lyrics.
The title was inspired by stories of the Titanic, that suggested that the ship's band played on, while the ship sank.

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