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1980

The Show 7 inch single Charisma Records CB 357 - 1980

Steve Hackett single 7inch A Side The Show B Side Hercules Unchained Released March 1980 on Charisma Records (CB 357)

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Record Mirror – 29th March 1980 – The Show / Hercules Unchained single advert - 1980

  An advert for the NEW Single The Show / Hercules Unchained CB 357

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Defector UK Tour announcement – Sounds – May 10th - 1980

The Defector UK tour is announce in Sounds – May 10th 1980

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Defector Press Kit - 1980

  The Polygram version of the Defector press kit.

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Ticket – The Apollo Theatre – Glasgow – 14th June - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at The Apollo Theatre in Glasgow, Scotland on the 14th June 1980. (Many thanks to Jim Brown for this ticket)

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Ticket – SH – The City Hall – Newcastle – 15th June - 1980

The Defector Tour This is a ticket for the show at The City Hall, Newcastle, England on the 15th June 1980. Note: The Ventriloquist act and The Rat! as support. …

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Ticket – Steve Hackett – Newcastle City Hall – 15th June - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at The City Hall in Newcastle, England on the 15th June 1980. (many thanks to Lamia for this Defector tour ticket)

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Ticket – Steve Hackett – Apollo Theatre – Manchester – 16th June - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at The Apollo Theatre in Manchester, England on the 16th June 1980. (Many thanks to M.Kenyon for this ticket)

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Ticket – SH – The Odeon Theatre – Birmingham – 21st June - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at The Odeon Theatre, Birmingham, England on the 21st June 1980 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this ticket)

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Defector - 1980

Defector was the fourth released by Steve Hackett, again on the back of success from the 1979 Spectral Mornings tours Steve used his touring band to record with. Tracks The …

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Review – Defector – Sounds – Hugh Fielder – 21st June - 1980

Defector review – Hackett – Hacks it, Hugh Fielder reviews the 1980 Steve Hackett Album Defector. First published in Sounds on the 21st June 1980. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon …

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Ticket – SH – The New Theatre – Oxford – 22nd June - 1980

Defector Tour This is a ticket for the show at The New Theatre, Oxford, England on the 22nd June 1980 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this ticket)

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Photos – Steve Hackett – De Montfort Hall – Leicester – 23rd June - 1980

Defector Tour (UK) These are three photos of many taken during the Defector tour at The De Montfort Hall in Leicester, England on the 23rd June 1980. Many thanks to …

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Ticket – De Montfort Hall – Leicester – 23rd June - 1980

Defector tour A ticket for the show at The De Montfort Hall in Leicester, England on the 23rd June 1980. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this excellent Defector tour …

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Ticket – SH – The Civic Hall – Guildford – 26th June - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for show at The Civic Hall in Guildford, Surrey, England on the 26th June 1980 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this item)

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Ticket – SH – The Gaumont Theatre – Southampton – 27th June - 1980

The Defector tour This is a ticket for the show at The Gaumont Theatre, Southampton, Hampshire, England on the 27th June 1980 (Many thanks to Lamia for this ticket)

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Defector Album and tour advert – Melody Maker – 28th June - 1980

An Advert for the Defector album and the Defector tour, Melody Maker – 28th June 1980. Many thanks to Mark Kenyon

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Hackett No Boots Shock – Sounds – 5th July - 1980

Sounds – July 5th 1980 High Fielder reviews Steve Hackett the gig at Leicester and completes an interview back at the hotel! (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this article)

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Sounds – 12th July – Defector Competition - 1980

  Sounds – Defector competition 12th July 1980… (Thanks to NOV for providing the item)

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Record Mirror – Sleepy Steve interview – 12th July - 1980

An interview with Steve Hackett (conducted at the end of his Defector tour) interview conducted by Daniela Soave of Record Mirror, published on the 12th July 1980.  

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Gig review – SH – Hammersmith Odeon – MM – 12th July - 1980

Defector tour A review of the gig at Hammersmith Odeon, London on either the 4th or 5th July 1980 written by David Etheridge and published in Melody Maker on the …

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Interview / review – Steve Hackett – Guildford – Musicians Only 12th July - 1980

Steve Hackett is interviewed, his sound engineer is interviewed (Billy Budis) during the gig at The Civic Hall in Guildford on 26th June, There is a mini gig review all …

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Record Mirror 16th August – Sentimental Institution advert - 1980

Steve Hackett single advert for Sentimental Institution single! printed in Record Mirror 16th August 1980. (Thanks to NOV for providing this item)

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Sentimental Institution / The Toast Single - 1980

Steve Hackett single 7inch A Side Sentimental Institution B Side The Toast Released August 1980 on Charisma Records (CB 368)

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Ticket – SH – The O’Keefe Centre – Toronto – 21st September - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at The O’Keefe Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the 21st September 1980 (Many thanks to Sean Adams for this ticket from …

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Ticket – SH – The Bottom Line Club – New York – 29th September - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at The Bottom Line Club in New York, USA on the 29th September 1980 (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket …

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Ticket – SH – Bergen Community College – NJ – 3rd October - 1980

The Defector tour A ticket for the show at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey, USA on the 3rd October 1980

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Cloth pass – Steve Hackett – The Tower Theatre – Philadelphia – 4th October - 1980

Defector tour A Cloth pass for Backstage access at the show at The Tower Theatre on the 4th October 1980. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this cloth pass and …

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Ticket – SH – The Roxy – West Hollywood – 15th October - 1980

Defector tour A ticket for the show at The Roxy in West Hollywood, California, USA on the 15th October 1980. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this item)

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Gig poster – SH – Salle Des Fetes de Thonex, Geneve – 19th November - 1980

Defector Tour (Europe) 1980 A gig poster advertising the forth coming gig at The Hall Of Holidays in Thonex (which is a canton of Geneva), Geneva, Switzerland on the 19th …

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Ticket – SH – Theatre De Verdure – Nice – 23rd November - 1980

Defector tour A ticket for the show at The Theatre Due Verdure, Nice, France on the 23rd November 1980 Note: This show was an outdoor show set in an Amphitheatre. …

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Ticket – Palasport – Turin – 24th November - 1980

The Defector Tour A ticket for the show at The Palasport in Turin, Italy on the 24th November 1980. (Many thanks to Chris Leet for this ticket)

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1981

International Musician & Recording World February 1981- Steve Hackett feature - 1981

  Steve Hackett is interviewed during his 1980 Defector tour in support of the 1980 album Defector.

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