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‘Born to be Wild’: Slade perform ‘another raver’ from 1971

Sadly, Slade got lost somewhere in the mid-seventies. A car crash, a tour of the U.S.A., and misunderstood movie Flame, saw the band lose much of their following to Punk, Queen, Heavy Metal and Disco. A shame, as Slade were a far greater band than the critics and even the fans allowed them to be. Here, for no other reason than it is a fan-bloody-tastic cover, is Slade’s version of Steppenwolf’s “Born to Wild” - the final track from the classic Slade Alive! album - as performed live on Pop Shop from 1971.


Bonus - Slade - “Hear Me Calling” 1971
Previously on Dangerous Minds

Slade: Proto-Punk Heroes of Glam rock


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