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Radios Appear: The Best of the Broadcasts is a compilation album by Blue Öyster Cult. It was released on October 30, 2012 by Columbia Records as part of The Columbia Albums Collectiön. It contains selected tracks from Harvester of Lives, a four-concert set of downloads included with the box.

Personnel

Blue Öyster Cult

  • Eric Bloom – vocals, guitar, drums
  • Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser – lead guitar, vocals, drums
  • Allen Lanier – keyboards, guitar (tracks 1–6, 8–11)
  • Joe Bouchard – bass, vocals (tracks 1–6, 8–11)
  • Albert Bouchard – drums, vocals, guitar (tracks 1–2, 6, 8–11)
  • Rick Downey – drums (tracks 3–5)
  • Jon Rogers – bass, vocals (tracks 7, 12–13)
  • Tommy Zvonchek – keyboards (tracks 7, 12–13)
  • Jimmy Wilcox – drums (tracks 7, 12–13)

Production

  • George Geranios – producer (tracks 1–6, 8–11)
  • Steve Schenck – producer (tracks 3–5, 7, 10, 12–13)

Track listing

  • - – Cover song
# Title Writer(s) Lead vocals Length
1 Intro/Dr. Music Meltzer, J. Bouchard, Roeser Bloom 4:25
2 Lips in the Hills Bloom, Roeser, Meltzer Bloom 4:54
3 Before the Kiss, a Redcap Lanier, Krugman, Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 6:16
4 7 Screaming Diz-Busters A. Bouchard, J. Bouchard, Roeser, Pearlman Bloom 10:45
5 Workshop of the Telescopes Bloom, Roeser, A. Bouchard, J. Bouchard, Lanier, Pearlman Bloom 3:29
6 It's Not Easy- Mick Jagger, Keith Richards Bloom 8:28
7 Wings of Mercury Karl Precoda Bloom 4:42
8 Arthur Comics Roeser Roeser 3:15
9 Black Blade Bloom, Michael Moorcock, John Trivers Bloom 8:39
10 Joan Crawford A. Bouchard, David Roter, Jack Rigg Bloom 5:02
11 5 Guitars (Golden Age of Leather) A. Bouchard, Roeser instrumental 5:15
12 Dancin' in the Ruins Larry Gottlieb, Justin Scanlon Roeser 4:13
13 Take Me Away Bloom, Aldo Nova Bloom 7:14

Track information

  • Tracks 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, and 11 recorded September 8, 1980 at the Old Waldorf, San Francisco, CA
  • Tracks 3–5 recorded July 24, 1983 at Perkins Palace, Pasadena, CA
  • Tracks 7, 12, and 13 recorded March 27, 1986 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA
  • Track 10 recorded June 16, 1981 at Bonds International Casino, New York, NY
Albums
Studio albums Blue Öyster CultTyranny and MutationSecret Treaties
Agents of FortuneSpectresMirrorsCultösaurus Erectus
Fire of Unknown OriginThe Revölution by NightClub NinjaImaginosCult ClassicHeaven Forbid
Curse of the Hidden MirrorThe Symbol Remains
Live albums On Your Feet or on Your KneesSome Enchanted EveningExtraterrestrial LiveA Long Day's Night
Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014
40th Anniversary - Agents of Fortune - Live 2016
iHeart Radio Theater N.Y.C. 2012
Other albums Bad ChannelsSt. Cecilia: The Elektra Recordings
The Columbia Albums Collectiön
(RaritiesRadios Appear: The Best of the BroadcastsHarvester of Lives)