Slade II

1992.

After Nod and then Jim left Slade in 1992, Dave and Don wanted to continue with the band which they had both started way back in 1966, so new members were recruited and, with everybody's blessing, the new line-up was Christened "Slade (Mk.) II"!
New members were Steve Whalley on vocals, with Steve Makin and Craig Fenney.
Slade II have continued to tour extensively, under the management of Len Tuckey, former guitarist for, and former husband of Suzi Quatro.
Their first release came in 1993 and was a Single on 7" and CD Single format, a "Power Ballad", called "Hold On To Love", (which had originally been titled "Hold On For Love"!):-
The Netherlands, 1993 - 7" Single
Emergency Records - 659904 7


The Picture Sleeve for both the 7" Vinyl Record and the CD Single.
Europe, 1993 - CD Single
Emergency - 659904 1




This was followed in 1994 by their first album, "Keep On Rockin!":-
Belgium, 1994 - CD
Play That Beat! - AMC 56009






The Bonus Track on the album, "Merry X-Mas Now" was a song that Dave and Don had had knocking around for some years and it was hoped to have been released as a follow-up Christmas Single to "Merry Xmas Everybody"!  After that, it was believed that it was going to be released as a second charity single by Dave & Don, as a follow-up to The European Team's Sport Alive. Anyway, it was finally released as a CD Single in 1994:-
Belgium, 1994 - CD, Maxi-Single
Play That Beat! - AMC 64 013
1. Merry Xmas Now (Single Version)
2. Merry Xmas Now (Unplugged)
3. Merry Xmas Now (Party Mix)

In 1995, the album was reissued in the UK, with a different Bonus Track, "Wild Nites":-
UK, 1995 - CD, Album
Prestige Records, Ltd. - CDSGP0253




A couple more singles were released from the debut album in 1995, "Hot Luv" and two versions of "Black & White World":-
1995 - CD, Single
Europe



Belgium, 1995 - CD, Single
Columbia - 662074. 1
1. WHO'S TO BLAME (Black & White World) - Slade II Featuring Daddy K
2. Black & White World - Slade II

Denmark, 1995 - CD, Maxi-Single
CMC Records - 24173-2-1


1. Black & White World (Remix)
2. Black & White World (Album Version)
3. Black & White World (Telephone Mix)

A second album, "Wild Nites", (which was basically just a reworking of the UK Reissue of the first album!) was released in 1999, in The Netherlands:-
The Netherlands, 1999 - CD, Album
Experience - EXP 057





SLADE II & Rockin' Ron - Wish Everyone A MERRY XMAS HAPPY NEW YEAR
( Unreleased CD Single! )







The third album, "Cum On Let's Party !" was released in Europe in 2002:-
Europe, 2002 - CD, Album
Virgin - 07243 580238 2 4








Russian Bootleg.

A single from the album, "Some Exercise" was released in Belgium:-
Belgium, July, 2002 - CD, Single
Virgin - 7243 546622 2 5

1. Some Exercise (Radio Mix)
2. Some Exercise (Original Mix)
3. Some Exercise (H's Mix)

A second single from the album, "Take Me Home" was also released in 2002:-
Belgium, September, 2002 - CD, Single
Virgin -
1. Take Me Home
2. Black & White World


Finally, the title track, "Cum On Let's Party !" was also released as a CD Single:-

In 2003, this album was revamped and repackaged as "Superyob" on Dave Hill's own "YOB Records - YOB1 / Superyob Label - ( MAIL ORDER )" ! :-






I Hear Ya Callin'
Cum On Let's Party
Black & White World
Hold On To Love
Hot Luv
Dirty Foot Lane
Do You Want Me
Howlin' Wind
Johnny Played The Guitar
Miracle
Red Hot
Wild Nights
Merry Xmas Now



( There also exists an unreleased track, -  End Of The World ( Vocal Version ) ! )

Subsequent band members have been Trevor Holliday and Dave Glover, but the current line-up sees Dave and Don joined by John Berry and Mal McNulty, as frontman!
For the third album, "Cum On Let's Party!", and the subsequent single, "Some Exercise", onwards, the band are simply known as "Slade" once again, and with everybody's blessing once again!

DVD Reissue:-

SLADE II / LIVE AT KOKO, CAMDEN,
19/12/2011


(For a review and details of this Release, visit Slade In England here!)


1998, - Live Bootleg:-

Slade II - Gold Rockin' In Kiel 1







1998, - Live Bootleg:-

Slade II - Gold Rockin' In Kiel 2








DAVE HILL


YOB 1 THE DAVE HILL SOLO RECORDINGS



1. WELCOME TO THE FREAK SHOW
2. BLACK & WHITE WORLD REMIX
3. RED HOT SINGLE EDIT
4. FAR FAR AWAY STUDIO LIVE
5. M' HAT M'COAT
6. SPORT ALIVE LONG VERSION
7. CRYING IN THE RAIN
8. CHANCE TO BE
9. GOSPEL ACCORDING TO RASUTIN
10. LAY YOUR LOVE ON THE LINE
11. HOT LUV EXTENDED VERSION
12. RUN RUN RUDOLF
13. GUDBUY T' JANE
14. WHO'S TO BLAME
15. DOUBLE TROUBLE
16. DO YOU WANT ME
17. YOU'RE THE REASON THAT I'M STRONG
18. DIRTY FOOT LANE
19. MY OH MY
20. MERRY XMAS NOW UNPLUGGED
21. WILD NIGHTS







My thanks to Chris 'The Historian' Selby for his relentless research. It is said, in certain circles, that Walsall Archives have a seat reserved specifically for him and that Wolverhampton archives consult him when searching thhe Express & Star




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