BBC Archives (album)

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BBC Archives
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Live album by
Released4 November 2002 (2002-11-04)
Recorded14 November 1979 – 20 August 1988 (1979-11-14 1988-08-20)
Venue
Genre Heavy metal
Length148:19
Label EMI
Producer Tony Wilson
Iron Maiden live albums chronology
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(2002)
BBC Archives
(2002)
Beast Over Hammersmith
(2002)

BBC Archives is a live album by the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden, released on 4 November 2002 as part of the Eddie's Archive box set. It is a collection of songs from three live shows and one live radio broadcast, recorded by the BBC between 1979 and 1988. [1]

Contents

Track listing

All songs written by Steve Harris, except where noted.

Disc One

BBC Radio 1 Friday Rock Show, 14 November 1979
No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
1."Iron Maiden" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden 3:46
2."Running Free" Paul Di'Anno, Harris1980 ~ Iron Maiden3:10
3."Transylvania" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden4:03
4."Sanctuary"Di'Anno, Harris, Dave Murray 1980 ~ Iron Maiden3:45
Reading Festival, 28 August 1982
No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
5."Wrathchild" 1981 ~ Killers 3:32
6."Run to the Hills" 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast 5:36
7."Children of the Damned" 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast4:48
8."The Number of the Beast" 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast5:29
9."22 Acacia Avenue"Harris, Adrian Smith 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast6:36
10."Transylvania" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden6:20
11."The Prisoner"Harris, Smith1982 ~ The Number of the Beast5:50
12."Hallowed Be Thy Name" 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast7:37
13."Phantom of the Opera" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden7:02
14."Iron Maiden" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden4:58

Disc Two

Reading Festival, 23 August 1980
No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
1."Prowler" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden4:27
2."Remember Tomorrow"Di'Anno, Harris1980 ~ Iron Maiden5:59
3."Killers"Di'Anno, Harris1981 ~ Killers4:43
4."Running Free"Di'Anno, Harris1980 ~ Iron Maiden3:53
5."Transylvania" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden4:49
6."Iron Maiden" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden4:56
Monsters of Rock festival, Donington, 20 August 1988
No.TitleWriter(s)Original AlbumLength
7."Moonchild"Dickinson, Smith1988 ~ Seventh Son of a Seventh Son 5:43
8."Wrathchild" 1981 ~ Killers3:00
9."Infinite Dreams" 1988 ~ Seventh Son of a Seventh Son5:51
10."The Trooper" 1983 ~ Piece of Mind 4:05
11."Seventh Son of a Seventh Son" 1988 ~ Seventh Son of a Seventh Son10:27
12."The Number of the Beast" 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast4:43
13."Hallowed Be Thy Name" 1982 ~ The Number of the Beast7:10
14."Iron Maiden" 1980 ~ Iron Maiden6:01
Total length:148:19

Personnel

Production and performance credits are adapted from the album liner notes. [2]

Iron Maiden
BBC Radio 1 Friday Rock Show, 14 November 1979
Reading Festival, 28 August 1982
Reading Festival, 23 August 1980
Monsters of Rock festival, Donington, 20 August 1988
Production

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Wall, Mick (2004). Iron Maiden: Run to the Hills, the Authorised Biography (3rd ed.). Sanctuary Publishing. p. 364. ISBN   1-86074-542-3.
  2. BBC Archives (Media notes). Iron Maiden. EMI. 4 November 2002.CS1 maint: others (link)