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Strong Arm of the Law

Saxon

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 1st, 1980
Catalog ID:
CAL 120
Version desc.:
UK limited gatefold on black vinyl
Label:
Carrere Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
4 reviews (avg. 90%)
Side A
1. Heavy Metal Thunder 04:21   Show lyrics
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2. To Hell and Back Again 04:48   Show lyrics
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3. Strong Arm of the Law 04:43   Show lyrics
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4. Taking Your Chances 04:21   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. 20,000 Feet 03:25   Show lyrics
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6. Hungry Years 05:08   Show lyrics
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7. Sixth Form Girls 04:19   Show lyrics
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8. Dallas 1 PM 06:27   Show lyrics
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  37:32  
Band members
Biff Byford Vocals
Pete Gill Drums
Steve Dawson Bass
Paul Quinn Guitars
Graham Oliver Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Jerry Ewing 2009 reissue liner notes
Gavin Wright 2009 reissue artwork
Chris Peyton 2009 reissue artwork
Chris Maj Re-issue (2009) coordination
Nigel Reeve Re-issue (2009) coordination
Hugh Gilmour Re-issue ccordination
Will Reid-Dick Engineering
Pete Hinton Producer
Peter Mew 2009 remastering
Biff Byford Vocals
Pete Gill Drums
Steve Dawson Bass
Paul Quinn Guitars
Graham Oliver Guitars
Jerry Ewing 2009 reissue liner notes
Gavin Wright 2009 reissue artwork
Chris Peyton 2009 reissue artwork
Chris Maj Re-issue (2009) coordination
Nigel Reeve Re-issue (2009) coordination
Hugh Gilmour Re-issue ccordination
Will Reid-Dick Engineering
Pete Hinton Producer
Peter Mew 2009 remastering
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Read Metal down your throat!! 85% UltraBoris August 25th, 2002

1st press inc. two patches.

Worldwide white cover art shown. The US/Canada release had black cover. Also, track order is quite different on the US version: Dallas 1pm, Strong Arm of the Law, Sixth Form Girls, Hungry Years, Heavy Metal Thunder, Taking Your Chances, To Hell and Back Again, 20,000 Ft.


Re-released with Wheels of Steel as a 2 CD set in 1997, with bonus tracks:
9. 20,000 Feet (Live) (3:30)
10. Dallas 1 PM (Live) (6:18)
11. Hungry Years (Live) (5:56)
12. Strong Arm of the Law (Live) (4:52)
13. Heavy Metal Thunder (Live) (4:01)

Remastered by EMI in 2009 with the following bonus tracks:
Studio B15, BBC Session 25th April 1982:
09. 20,000 Ft (3:17)
10. Dallas 1 PM (6:01)
11. The Eagle Has Landed (7:32)
12. 747 (Strangers in the Night) (4:41)
13. To Hell and Back Again (alternate version) (4:47)
14. 20,000 Ft (Abbey Road mix 2009) (4:10)
15. Mandy (early version of 'Sixt Form Girls') (3:58)
16. Heavy Metal Thunder (Abbey Road mix 2009) (4:15)

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