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Wheels of Steel

Saxon

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
May 5th, 1980
Catalog ID:
CAL 115
Version desc.:
UK on black vinyl
Label:
Carrere Records
Format:
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 86%)
Side A
1. Motorcycle Man 04:00   Show lyrics
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2. Stand up and Be Counted 03:10   Show lyrics
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3. 747 (Strangers in the Night) 04:59   Show lyrics
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4. Wheels of Steel 05:58   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Freeway Mad 02:42   Show lyrics
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6. See the Light Shining 04:55   Show lyrics
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7. Street Fighting Gang 03:13   Show lyrics
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8. Suzie Hold On 04:34   Show lyrics
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9. Machine Gun 05:23   Show lyrics
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Band members
Biff Byford Vocals
Graham Oliver Guitars
Pete Gill Drums
Paul Quinn Guitars
Steve Dawson Bass
Miscellaneous staff
Pete Hinton Producer
Will Reid Dick Engineering
Biff Byford Vocals
Graham Oliver Guitars
Pete Gill Drums
Paul Quinn Guitars
Steve Dawson Bass
Pete Hinton Producer
Will Reid Dick Engineering
Read We're taking risks, that's... 67% Metal_Thrasher90 March 13th, 2014
Read The Epitome Of NWOBHM 90% Edward_The_Great January 8th, 2009
Read Talking 'bout my wheels of... 80% Mikesn December 22nd, 2006
Read Best Saxon album ever 100% Harry_gr May 25th, 2005
Read Grab the clutch and snap it! 86% Anzuhan November 7th, 2004
Read NWOBHFuckingM 93% Nightcrawler October 17th, 2004
Read Wheels Of Steel 90% Condor_Lord May 12th, 2004
Read Saxon's break-through album 90% Dethrone_Tyranny January 17th, 2004
Read A bit boring at times,... 78% UltraBoris August 25th, 2002

All tittles written and arranged by Saxon.
Co-produced by Saxon.

Re-released with Strong Arm of the Law as a 2 CD set in 1997, with bonus tracks:
10. Judgement Day (Live)
11. Wheels of Steel (7" Version)
12. See the Light Shining (Live)
13. Wheels of Steel (Live)
14. 747 (Strangers in the Night) (Live)
15. Stallions of the Highway (Live)

Remastered by EMI in 2009 with the following bonus tracks:

Demo Rehearsals 1980
10. Suzie Hold On (5:26)
11. Wheels of Steel (6:31)
Live B-Side of ''747 (Strangers in the Night) 1980
12. Stallions of the Highway (3:35)
Live at Monsters of Rock festival, Castle Donington 16th August 1980
13. Motorcycle Man (3:37)
14. Freeway Mad (2:24)
15. Wheels of Steel (5:26)
16. 747 (Strangers in the Night) (4:47)
17. Machine Gun (6:16)

Recording information:

Recorded at Ramport Studios, London, February 1980.

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