Published on August 19th, 2013 | by Alan Cross


Like Glam Rock? Big Compilation Coming in October

Classic Rock magazine reports on a five-disc collection of glam rock entitled Oh Yes We Can that documents that peculiarly British phenomenon that peaked in about 1973.  Yet glam’s influence is still being felt today. Just ask Marilyn Manson.

Here’s the tracklisting:

Disc One
1. Noel Coward: Mad Dogs And Englishmen
2.  Chuck Berry: Around and Around
3. Little Richard: Ooh My Soul
4. Vince Taylor & the Playboys: Brand New Cadillac
5. Max Harris: Gurney Slade
6. Anthony Newley: Bee Bom
7. Billy Fury: Jealousy
8. Howlin’ Wolf: You’ll Be Mine
9. Jacques Brel: Amsterdam
10. The Velvet Underground: I’m Waiting For My Man
11. David Bowie: London Bye Ta-Ta
12. The Stooges: 1969
13. The Kinks: Lola
14. Hot Legs: Neanderthal Man
15. Burundi Steiphenson Black : Burundi Black
16. Curved Air: Back Street Luv
17. Fanny: Charity Ball
18. The Murgatroyd Band: Theme From Magpie
19. Chicory Tip: Son Of My Father
20. T Rex: Hot Love
21. Slade: Coz I Luv You

Disc Two
22. Mott The Hoople: All The Young Dudes
23. Lou Reed: Walk On the Wild Side
24. Roxy Music: Virginia Plain
25. T Rex: Metal Guru
26. The Osmonds: Crazy Horses
27. Dana Gillespie: Andy Warhol
28. Suzi Quatro: Can The Can
29. New York Dolls: Looking For A Kiss
30. Nazareth: This Flight Tonight
31. Sweet: Ballroom Blitz
32. Cozy Powell: Dance With The Devil
33. David Essex: Rock On
34. Wizzard: Angel Fingers (A Teen Ballad)
35. Elton John: Bennie and the Jets
36. Barry Blue: Dancing On A Saturday Night
37. Alvin Stardust: Ma Coo Ca Choo
38. Lulu: The Man Who Sold The World
39. Mick Ronson: Growing Up And I’m Fine
40. Cockney Rebel: Judy Teen

Disc Three
1. Sparks: This Town Ain’t Big Enough For Both Of Us
2. Hello: Tell Him
3. Mud: Tiger Feet
4. Jook: Bish Bash Bosh
5. Bryan Ferry: The ‘In’ Crowd
6. Patti Smith Group: Piss Factory
7. Cockney Rebel: Tumbling Down
8. The Glitter Band: Angel Face
9. Kenny: The Bump
10. The Rubettes: Sugar Baby Love
11. Fox: Only You Can
12. KISS: Rock And Roll All Nite
13. Sailor: A Glass Of Champagne
14. Ian Hunter : Once Bitten Twice Shy
15. Arrows: I Love Rock and Roll
16. Bay City Rollers: Saturday Night

Disc Four
17. Blondie: Rip Her To Shreds
18. Be Bop Deluxe: Ships In the Night
19. The Runaways: Cherry Bomb
20. ELO: Rockaria!
21. The Ramones: Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
22. The RAH Band: The Crunch
23. Rock Follies: OK?
24. Ultravox!: RockWrok
25. Ace Frehley: New York Groove
26. Judas Priest: Take On The World
27. Boney M: Rasputin
28. Generation X: Valley Of the Dolls
29. Human League: Rock and Roll Part Two / Nightclubbing
30. Magazine: The Light  Pours Out Of Me
31. Adam and the Ants: “Antmusic”
32. Department S : Solid Gold Easy Action
33. Bauhaus: Ziggy Stardust
34. Dead Or Alive: That’s The Way (I Like It)

Disc Five
35. Sigue Sigue Sputnik: Love Missile F1-11
36. Hanoi Rocks: Up Around The Bend
37. Sisters Of Mercy: Emma
38. Morrissey: Glamorous Glue
39. Suede: Metal Mickey
40. The Fall: Glam Racket
41. Carter USM: Glam Rock Cops
42. Glam Metal Detectives: Everybody Up
43. Saint Etienne: Star
44. Earl Brutus: The SAS and the Glam That Goes With It
45. Gay Dad: To Earth With Love
46. Marilyn Manson: The Dope Show
47. Pulp: We Are The Boys
48. The Darkness: Growing On Me
49. Goldfrapp: Strict Machine
50. The Ark: Clamour For Glamour
51. Foxy Shazam: Unstoppable


About the Author

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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