UK RELEASE DATE: 21-5-1979

Credits

Bass: Steve Dawson

Drums: Pete Gill  

Guitar : Graham Oliver

Guitar: Paul Quinn

Lead Vocals: Biff Byford

Tracklist

A1 Rainbow Theme: 3:07

A2 Frozen Rainbow: 2:30

A3 Big Teaser: 3:55

A4 Judgement Day: 5:31

B1 Stallions Of The Highway: 2:52

B2 Backs To The Wall: 3:10

B3 Still Fit To Boogie: 2:54

B4 Militia Guard: 4:50

*** VINYL SECTION ***

*** UK Vinyl ***

Saxon, (LP, Album, TP), Carrere CAL 110 Testpress, UK 1979

Saxon ‎(LP, Album) Carrere CAL 110, UK 1979

Saxon, (LP, Ltd, Pic), Back On Black  BOBV009PD, UK 2005

Saxon, (LP, Album, M/Print, RE Parlophone EMS 1161, UK 1985

Note: Militia Guard is incorrectly printed as “Millie Guard” on the side-2 label.

*** Argentina VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Music Hall 14.760/4, Argentina 1985

Saxon, (LP, Album, Promo), Music Hall 14.760/4, Argentina 1985

*** Australia VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Parlophone EME 260881, Australia 1979

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Saxon, (LP, Album, Promo), Parlophone EME 260881, Australia 1979

*** Brazil VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere 308.7034, Brazil 1983

Saxon, (LP, Album, Promo), Carrere 308.7034, Brazil 1983

*** Canada VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Capitol Music ST 6536 , Canada 1979  

*** Europe VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album, RE), Parlophone 1A 052-26 0881 1, Europe 1986

Saxon, (LP, Album, Ltd, RE, B)  Union Square Music BMGCAT158LP,  Europe 2018

*** France VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere 67.331, France 1979

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*** Germany VINYL ***

Saxon, ‎(LP, Album), Parlophone 1A 052-26 0881 1, Germany 1979

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Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere 2934 110, Germany 1979

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Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere Trident 2934 110, Germany 1979 (same catalogue number as previous, but different vinyl)

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*** Greece VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere 67.350, CAL 110, Greece 1979

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Saxon, (LP, Album), Parlophone 062-2608811, Greece 1986  

*** Italy VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere ILS 9076, Italy 1979

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Saxon, (LP, Album, RE), Carrere CRE 25234, Italy 1982

*** Japan VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere P-10889G, Japan 1980

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Saxon, (LP, Album, Promo), Carrere P-10889G, Japan 1980

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*** New Zeeland VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Parlophone EMC 279, EMS1162B, New Zeeland 1979

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*** Scandinavian VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album), Carrere CARS 67331, Scandinavia 1979

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*** Taiwan VINYL ***

Saxon, (LP, Album, Unofficial)  Dragon DG-1027,  Year Unknown Taiwan

*** CASSETTE SECTION ***

*** UK CASSETTE ***

Saxon, (Cass, Album), Carrere CAC 110, UK 1979

*** Brazil CASSETTE ***

Saxon (Cassette, Album) RGE 738.7034, Brazil 1983

*** Canada CASSETTE ***

Saxon, (Cass, Album), Capitol Rec-EMI Canada Ltd 4XT-6536, Canada 1982   

*** Germany CASSETTE ***

Saxon (Cass, Album), Carrere 3134 110, Germany 1979

*** France CASSETTE ***

Saxon (Cass, Album, Dol), Disques Carrere70.331, France 1979

*** Italy CASSETTE ***

Saxon, (Cass, Album) Carrere MC 343, Italy 1981

Saxon, (Cass, Album), Carrere 40 CRE 25234, Italy 1982

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*** CD SECTION ***

*** UK CD ***

Saxon, (CD, Album, RE, RM), EMI 07243 5 21295 2 2, UK 1999

*** Europe CD ***

Saxon, (CD, Album, RM), EMI 50999 6 94443 2 6, Europe 2009   

Bonus Tracks: Son Of A Bitch Demos – 1978

9    Big Teaser                                                                                                           

10  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

11  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

12  Rainbow Theme                                                                                                           

13  Frozen Rainbow                                                                                                        

Bonus Tracks: Tommy Vance’s Friday Rock Show BBC Session, Transmitted 15th Feb 1980

14  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

15  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

16  Motorcycle Man                                                                                                               

17  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

18  747 (Strangers In The Night)                                                                                                        

19  Judgement Day (Live B-side of Suzie Hold On)                                                                                                               

Bonus Tracks: Live At The Monsters Of Rock Festival, Castle Donington, 16th August 1980

20  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

21  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

22  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

Saxon, (CD, Album, RM), Parlophone 50999, 6944432, Europe 2014

Bonus Tracks: Son Of A Bitch Demos – 1978

9    Big Teaser                                                                                                           

10  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

11  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

12  Rainbow Theme                                                                                                           

13  Frozen Rainbow                                                                                                        

Bonus Tracks: Tommy Vance’s Friday Rock Show BBC Session, Transmitted 15th Feb 1980

14  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

15  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

16  Motorcycle Man                                                                                                               

17  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

18  747 (Strangers In The Night)                                                                                                            

19  Judgement Day (Live B-side of Suzie Hold On)                                                                                                                

Bonus Tracks: Live At The Monsters Of Rock Festival, Castle Donington, 16th August 1980

20  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

21  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

22  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

Saxon, (CD, Album, RE, Med) Union Square Music  BMGCAT158CD, Europe 2018

Bonus Tracks: Son Of A Bitch Demos – 1978

9    Big Teaser                                                                                                           

10  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

11  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

12  Rainbow Theme                                                                                                           

13  Frozen Rainbow                                                                                                        

Bonus Tracks: Tommy Vance’s Friday Rock Show BBC Session, Transmitted 15th Feb 1980

14  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

15  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

16  Motorcycle Man                                                                                                               

17  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

18  747 (Strangers In The Night)                                                                                                            

19  Judgement Day (Live B-side of Suzie Hold On)                                                                                                                

Bonus Tracks: Live At The Monsters Of Rock Festival, Castle Donington, 16th August 1980

20  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

21  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

22  Stallions Of The Highway        

*** Japan CD ***

Saxon, (CD, Album, RE), EMI TOCP-8371, Japan 1994

Saxon, (CD, Album, RE), EMI TOCP-67871, Japan 2006     

Saxon, (CD, Alb,Ltd, RE,RM,SHM) EMI TOCP-95101, Japan 2012     

Bonus Tracks: Son Of A Bitch Demos – 1978

9    Big Teaser                                                                                                           

10  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

11  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

12  Rainbow Theme                                                                                                           

13  Frozen Rainbow                                                                                                        

Bonus Tracks: Tommy Vance’s Friday Rock Show BBC Session, Transmitted 15th Feb 1980

14  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

15  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

16  Motorcycle Man                                                                                                               

17  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

18  747 (Strangers In The Night)                                                                                                            

19  Judgement Day (Live B-side of Suzie Hold On)                                                                                                                

Bonus Tracks: Live At The Monsters Of Rock Festival, Castle Donington, 16th August 1980

20  Still Fit To Boogie                                                                                                           

21  Backs To The Wall                                                                                                               

22  Stallions Of The Highway                                                                                                        

*** Russia CD ***

Saxon, (CD, Album, RE,RM, Un EMI (2)50999 6 94443 2 6, Russia  2009

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All known releases per country (need to update)

FormatCountryYearLabelID
LPArgentina1985Music Hall14.760/4
CasArgentina1985Music Hall114.760-5 
LPAustralia1979Parlophone EME.260881
LPBrazil1983Carrere 308 7034
LPCanada1979Capitol Music ST 6536
CasCanada1982Capitol Rec-EMI Canada Ltd 4XT-6536
LPEurope1986Parlophone 1A 052-26 0881 1
CDEurope2009EMI(2)50999 6 94443 2 6
CDEurope2014Parlophone EMS1160 / 8256463269
CDEurope2018Union Square Music  BMGCAT158CD
LPEurope2018Union Square Music  BMGCAT158LP
CasFrance1979Carrere 70 130
LPFrance1979Carrere 67 331
CasGermany1979Carrere 3134 110
LPGermany1979Parlophone 1A 052-26 0881 1
LPGermany1979Carrere 2934 110
LPGreece1979Carrere 67.350 CAL 110
LPGreece1986Parlophone 062-2608811
LPItaly1979Carrere ILS 9076
CasItaly1981Carrere MC 343
CasItaly1982Carrere 40 CRE 25234
LPItaly1982Carrere CRE 25234
LPJapan1980Carrere P-10889G
CDJapan1994EMITOCP-8371
CDJapan2006EMITOCP-67871
CDJapan2012EMITOCP-95101
CDNetherlands1999EMI07243 5 21295 2 2 
LPNew Zealand1979Parlophone EMC 279, EMS1162B
CDRussia2009EMI(2)50999 6 94443 2 6
LPScandinavia1979Carrere CARS 67331
LPUK1979Carrere CAL110
CasUK1979Carrere CAC110
LPUK1985Parlophone EMS 1161
CDUK1999EMI07243 5 21295 2 2
LPUK2005Black On BlackBOBV009PD

2 Replies to “1979: Saxon”

    1. Hi George,

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