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Nov. 21, 1987

Wembley Arena, London, England

Transcribed by Gerhard den Hollander

Phone in session unfortunately not on my tape.

Jim Ladd: Thank you for your call, alright, since we have the guy here who brought us, we might as well do something, now before we're gonna do that, let me introduce you to one of the [intrinsical] parts of the Bleeding Heart Band. This is a gentleman who has a solo album out on his own, which is doing quite well. He is the keyboardist for the Bleeding Heart Band, he was in a group called Ace on Time, also Squeeze and most recently Mike and the Mechanics. Will you please welcome the keyboard player of the Bleeding Heart Band, Mr. Paul Carrack.

TEMPTED (c) Paul Carrack

Jim Ladd: Ladies and gentleman Paul Carrack.

Band enters the stage.

Jim Ladd: So for the very last time, we are about to link up with the satellite, we will begin the last show of the Radio KAOS tour with one more telephone call, this one from outside London.

Billy: Hello, I'm Billy.

Jim Ladd: Yes.

Billy: I hear Radio Waves in my head.

Jim Ladd: You hear Radio Waves in your head? Okay, is there a request that you have tonight for KAOS?


Jim Ladd: That was a song called Radio Waves by Roger Waters and the Bleeding Heart Band.

Jingle: K.A.O.S. Radio.

Jim Ladd: You're listening to a live satellite broadcast, from KAOS on the road and we've got Billy on the line.

Billy: I'm from the Valleys.

Jim Ladd: You're from the Valley?

Billy: No, Jim you schmuck, the Valleys.

Jim Ladd: Yeah, The Valleys.

Billy: Wales, male voice choir.

Jim Ladd: Ah... Wales, England, now is this sperm or blue tip?

Billy: Ha ha ha ha, very funny, Jim.

Jim Ladd: Sorry, but obviously when you were put together batteries were not included, is that why your voice sounds like eh...?

Billy: I'll show you Jim.

Bleeps, intro from WTTM.

Jim Ladd: Look, all of that aside, I'm just glad that you're with us tonight... welcome to the machine.


KAOS on the road.

KAOS jingle.

Jim Ladd: Let's go back to the telephones now, while you were listening to that last song, Billy and I were having a conversation and he was explaining me how he was able to call me here at the station.

Billy: I was able to use the cordless phone Jim, otherwise I would be completely incommunicado.

Jim Ladd: A-ha, yeah.

Billy: I can hack my way into anywhere I choose.

Jim Ladd: Let me get this straight, you can hack your way into....

Billy: See that light bulb next to you?

Jim Ladd: Yes?.

BANG! Light bulb explodes.

Billy: Information is power, Jim.

Jim Ladd: Information is power, I like that. But let me get this straight, you've just moved out to LA and you're living with your great Uncle David. You're a long way form home pal.

The music for Who Needs Information starts.

Billy: I miss the male voice choir and Molly.

Jim Ladd: Who's Molly?

Billy: Benny's wife.

Jim Ladd: Who's Benny?

Billy: (Talking) Me and Ben went out....


News Flashes: Further Conflicts in Northern Ireland, two men have been shot dead by undercover security forces [oh]. Australia has protested against Ethiopia about the seizure of a ship from Australia carrying relief aid from Australia, part of its cargo was destined for the rebel controlled area of Eritrea and Tigre Confisques... about weapons. Obviously if we are producing things that we cannot need, that we cannot even justify to our own people, the we are going to supply them to others. And when that happens then we're fueling war 20% of the worlds scientists are involved in weapons research. 25% of R&D worldwide goes on weapons. 50 [15??]% of all British government R&D is on weapons. More financial and intellectual resources are devoted to (chime) weapons worldwide....

Babbling continues during the chime of the cash registers.


KAOS Jingle.

Jim Ladd: A nice version of money and Paul Carrack on vocals by the way. And now a word from one of our sponsors.

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Roger:- Einz zvei drei anger [NOTE FROM RICK: anger or "hammer"?]





Mel Collins


Jim Ladd: Wembley, I give you the words and the music of Roger Waters! Unbelievable set of songs, doesn't matter which side of the Atlantic you're on. In that set we heard Mother from an album entitled The Wall, title track from Wish You Were Here, Pigs from the Animals album, Have a Cigar also from Wish You Were Here, and we began with In The Flesh Part II also from The Wall. You and I are listening to Radio KAOS.

KAOS jingle.

Jim Ladd: OK, let's get back to Billy. Billy... yo, Billy?

Billy: I'm sorry Jim, I was miles away, keeping an eye on Molly.

Jim Ladd: You were keeping an eye on Molly. I thought Molly lived in Wales.

Billy: I had hacked my way into a surveillance satellite. I can see whole Wales from 500 Miles high Jim.

Jim Ladd: Let me get this straight. You're trying to tell me that you can keep an eye on Molly by hacking into a government satellite? Come on.


Hold tight Baby, baby dear in the starlight,
there is a glow in the stars tonight,
it's moving,
it could be your satellite..
Is it burn deep,
Then will it bring me closer to thee
Oooh two hearts
Ohh will it keep us apart


When you're coming home
'Cause I need you back
And I want you back
right now, right here

Where did we go?
[??] And it's not all that bad
And I know your heart's through
And I want you to know
I'm here for you [??]

Whoo Whoo Whoo

Billy, Billy, Billy
When you're coming home?
And it's not all that bad
And I know your heart's through


Goodbye little spy in the sky
They say that cameras don't lie
Am I happy, am I sad,
am I good , am I bad?

Oh Billy, Billy, come home
Ooooh I need you, Yeaheahheah

Jim Ladd: Ladies and gentlemen Miss Doreen Chanter. Well Billy, if you really are as clever as you say, perhaps you can close the door.


Jim Ladd: Thank you.


Jim Ladd: And now for some live rock'n'roll at K.A.O.S. where rock'n'roll comes out of chaos in a song called The Powers That Be.


Roger: Thank you we're gonna will take a break for about ten minutes and then we'll be back to do some more.

Jim Ladd: Thank you 10 minutes is exactly 10 minutes. We'll turn it over to our local station. Radio KAOS will return in just a moment.

Break. The movie, some Russians sound-alikes, interrogating someone about UFO sightings.

Sound man: OK welcome back, the people out in the audience truck say you didn't do half bad for an English audience, you were nice and loud and you woke everybody up in LA who were trying to sleep into this, so we don't have to do the first half again so we'll do a few new ones this time. So will you welcome back once more the voice of Radio KAOS, Mr. Jim Ladd.

Jim Ladd: Welcome back to part 2 of the radio KAOS show, this is the part of the show where we take a couple of more telephone calls from the audience to find out what you find from the first part of the show, or generally what is on your mind. Hello Roger how are you? (crowd getting crazy.)

Roger: Hello there.

Just a side note, but does Roger have the right word on the right place or doesn't he? ;-)

Phone in: (shortened, by me, long version will follow.)

Jim Ladd: We have our first caller here.

Roger: Speak to me.

Caller: Roger Will you run for president?

Roger: What a horrible thought, no.

Caller: Do you believe the tide is turning?

Roger: Yes and NO [at 2:00 not at the end of the show yes.]

Caller: Were WYWH, the Wall, TFC personal?

Roger: Yes.

Caller: Do you think of Maggie, in the second verse of Pigs?

Roger: Occasionally, also of others.

Jim Ladd: I like to continue with the second half of Radio KAOS, but first a word from one of our sponsors.

Goof up, tape doesn't start.

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KAOS jingle.

Jim Ladd: We think of it as main street, but to the rest of the world it's known as the Sunset Strip.


KAOS jingle.

Jim Ladd: We've all been wondering how this next bit was going to play in London, you see it's kind of a combination of sexual innuendo and sports fishing so... [...] L-L-L-L-LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, The Fish Report with a Beat. Featuring Parakeet Kelly and his fishing companion Cynthia the Fox. All right, it's time now for the Fish Report with a Beat.

Fish reporter: 85 red rock-hard rocca.

Fish reporter: 35 Naughty bits.

Fish reporter: Marina dildo. (Kinda like Rowan Atkinson/Ben Elton sketch)

"Nobody hear called Jones"

Jim Ladd: And that'll do it for this edition of the Fish Report with a Beat.

Someone(?): They liked it.

Jim Ladd: Ladies and Gentleman, on guitar, Andy "The Hat" Fairweather-Low this one for our great leader, [????] in the South Atlantic.



Billy: Hey Jim I've been listening to your show.

Jim Ladd: Billy.

Billy: Look what I have found.

Jim Ladd: Billy I appreciate you're a magician with the cordless telephone and all but we're on the air life and you cannot just cut in any time you want.

Billy: You'll like this.

Jim Ladd: Billy... (sigh).

Billy: I found this in the files on Abbey road studios.

Billy takes control over the video display and shows a video of: ARNOLD LAYNE.

Roger: The great Syd Barrett, he shouldn't be forgotten.

Jim Ladd: Well Billy I don't know how you did that.[...]

Billy: Well just try to.

Jim Ladd: Have you come up with a solution yet?

Billy: I'm getting closer.

Jim Ladd: Well we'll let our young computer genius work on his particular problem, while we continue with a song entitled If.


5:06 AM.

Someone(?): On guitar, Andy Fairweather-Low.

KAOS jingle.

Jim Ladd: All right let's get back to Billy and find out how he is coming along.

Billy: Just getting through some data. It must look good.

News flash about hacking trees:

News reader: Third of the Amazon rain forest has been mostly for cattle to supply the USA with hamburgers for each westerner 2 to 3 tress die each year, representing an area the size of England and Scotland.


"Fuck all that" chanting/turning in "Tear down the wall"

Jim Ladd: You will remember at the beginning of the show we had a call from the hall from a guy by the name of Sean who wanted to hear more music from the wall. Well, Sean this one's for you it's called Another Brick In The Wall.


Jim Ladd: All right Wembley, there's a fine voice tonight. Since we're on the subject of education, in America one goes to school for 12 years, cramming your mind full of useless facts called homework, try to please your parents, try to please your teachers, and when you come out at the end of these 12 years the lights are on, but there's nobody home.


Billy: I'm finished Jim.

Jim Ladd: You're finished Billy? Have you solved the problem? Have you come to some sort of decision yet?

Billy: It's later than you think.

Jim Ladd: It sure is later then I think, but what's the point?

Billy: There's still some time.

Frantic bongo drums start.

Jim Ladd: I heard that. Now the question is: what should be done?

Billy: It's time to go home.

Jim Ladd: Easy maestro. What do you mean it's time to go home?

More drums.

Jim Ladd: Billy, easy Billy.

Billy: It's time to go home.


Bongos, war room sounds.

War room voice: Bearing 060 range.

War room voice: Nuke analyzer.

War room voice: This is the SPO confidence report now.

War room voice: Mid confidence is high.

War room voice: Confidence high inform missile warning in form sentence.

War room voice: Hello we have an IRBM in the system and our confidence is high.

War room voice: Missile warning informed sir.

War room voice: Thank you.

And some more of this.

Billy: 4 minutes and counting. I've decided to stop the pain. I'm going to push the button. I'm sorry Jim. It's the bottom of me.

Extra verse:

Everybody needs somebody
Everybody needs somebody
Everybody needs someone they call home
Everybody needs someone they call home

By one of the ladies. (?)


Black out.

There must be more to life,
Than lucky strikes and some unlucky ones
And folded flags and pipes and drums.

Taken from the song Folded Flags, from the soundtrack of When the Wind Blows.

Billy: I wanted everyone to know what it felt like, you me and The Powers That Be. Will you forgive me Jim?

Jim Ladd: If you'll swear you'll never fly again.


Includes the lost verse:

The tide is turning Sylvester
We shall not be dragged down
In your South China Sea
Of macho bullshit and mediocrity.

Roger: The Bleeding Heart Band. Mr. Mel Colins. On the drums Graham Broad. Jay Stapley. Mrs Doreen Chanter. Miss Katie Kissoon. Mr. Paul Carrack. The inevitable Andy Fairweather-Low and from southern California, the voice of Radio KAOS, Mr. Jim Ladd. Thank you.

Someone: Roger Waters.

Roger: Thank you, thank you all for calling. We'll see you all again very soon, in about a minute.


Roger: We've eh... OK. We've got... eh... we've got a friend who's coming tonight, you, most of you, will know her voice from an album from a long time ago, Dark Side of The Moon, and she's coming here to do some songs with us. Mrs. Clare Torey.