Thursday, January 29, 2015

John Peel - 1st January 1985

A seriously edited show to the extent that Mr Peel has been removed entirely but what remains is a selection of session tracks from what were considered to be some of the best sessions of 1984 and a couple of tracks from that years Festive 50.


The Pogues - The Auld Trinagle (Session)
Eek A Mouse - Triple Love (Session)
Eek A Mouse - The Man And The Mouse (Session)
The Cocteau Twins - Peep Bo (Session)
3 Mustaphas 3 - Intro/Schnabbelleh Freilach (Session)
The Cocteau Twins - Otterley (Session)
3 Mustaphas 3 - To Tilefono Tis Xenitias (Session)
The Fall - Lay Of The Land (Beggars Banquet)
The Smiths - How Soon Is Now (Rough Trade)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

John Peel - 20th May 2003

Featuring Pram in session.


The Agenda - Crash Crash (Must... Destroy)
Cubismo Grafico - Ave Maria (El Muto)
Zeigenbock Kopf - This Bass Is Too Loud (Tigerbeat 6)
Pram - Sirocco (Session)
Death By Association - Themaniac Psycho (Sonica)
Noxagt - Pantyland (Load)
Low - Dinosaur Act (Tugboat)
Dave Angel - Catch 1 (Rotation)
The Hells - Daddy's Soul Doughnut (Artrocker)
Hadda Brooks - Swingin' The Boogie (Ace)
Pram - Steamwhistler (Session)
Hype - Time Is Running Out (Front Line)
Jack Hylton - Steppin' Out (His Masters Voice)
Herman Dune - Show Me The Roof (Track)
Mogwai - Killing All The Flies (Rock Action)

Red Hadley's Wranglers - Brother, That's All (Ace)
Si Begg - England (NovaMute)
Pram - Leeward (Session)
I Roy - Buck And The Preacher (Trojan)
Paul Burch - Livin' Up To The Man You See In Me (Spit)
Hardcell - The main Engine (Platform)
Axis Of Perdition - A Ruined Nation Awakens (Rage Of Achilles)
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman (Ace/Vanguard)
Pram - The Archivist (Session)
Grandmaster Gareth - Mushroom Clouds (Awkward)
Captain Beefheart - Floppy Boot Stomp (Viper)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

John Peel - 2nd August 1990

Featuring a repeat of the fourth session from Inspiral Carpets.


Zitany Neil - Africa Sport (Editions Kaluila)
Kev Hopper - We Haul In The Booty (Ghetto Recording Company)
Skullflower - I Live In The Bottomless Pit (Shock)
Jaz - It's That Simple (EMI)
Riot Of Colour - Swallow (Everlasting)
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - The Witch Doctor Life (Virgin)
Kate Taylor - White Lightning (Cotillion)
The Fall - White Lighting (Cog Sinister/Fontana)
Mav Cacharel - Zakomba (Gefraco)
The Becketts - The Janitor Song (Bad Girl)
Howling Wolf - You'll Be Mine (Chess)
Pixies - The Happening (4AD)
Vandal - Goodbye (Nu Groove)
Inspiral Carpets - Beast Inside (Session)
Inspiral Carpets - Grip (Session)
Inspiral Carpets - Weakness (Session)
Inspiral Carpets - Keep It In Mind (Session)
Ninjaman - Get Out A Here (Exterminator)
The Fall - Life Just Bounces (Fontana/Cog Sinister)

Monday, January 26, 2015

Festive 50 - 1995








Safe Deposit - You Can't (Urban Trance Records)
The Fall - The Joke (Permanent Records)
Dread Zone - Life, Love And Unity (Virgin)
Bis - School Disco (Chemikal Underground)
Dave Clark - Red 3 [The Storm] (Deconstruction)
Garbage - Vow (Discordant)
Dose with Mark E Smith - Plug Myself In (Coliseum)
Ash - Angel Interceptor (Infectious)
Harvey's Rabbit - Is This What You Call Change (Rotator)
Leftfield - Afroleft (Hard Hands)
Zion Train - Dance Of Life (China Records)
Pavement - Father To A Sister Of Thought (Matador)
Solar Race - Not Here (Silvertone)
Van Basten - King Of The Death Posture (Brute Records)
Billy Bragg - Northern Industrial Town (Session)
Cornershop - 6am Jullander Shere (Wiiija)
Dreadzone - Captain Dread (Virgin)
PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love (Island)
Stereolab - Pop Quiz (Duophonic)
Spare Snare - Bugs (Love Train)
Pulp - Underwear (Island)
The Fall - Bonkers In Phoenix (Permanent)
The Flaming Stars - Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (Vinyl Japan)
Hole - Violet (Geffen)
Pulp - Disco 2000 (Island)
Dick Dale - Nitro
Tindersticks - My Sister (This Way Up)
The Fall - Don't Call Me Darling (Permanent)
Dreadzone - Little Britain (Virgin)
Tricky - Black Steel (Island)
The Bluetones - Slight Return (Superior Quality Recordings)
Elastica - All Nighter (Deceptive)
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - If Fingers Were Xylophones (Ankst)
Catatonia - Bleed (Nursery)
Pj Harvey - Down By The Water (Island)
Dread Zone Fight The Power (Virgin)
The Bluetones - Bluetonic (Superior Quality Recordings)
Supergrass - Alright (Parlophone)
Pulp - Mis-shapes (Island)
PJ Harvey - Send His Love To Me (Island)
Long Fin Killie and Mark E Smith - Heads Of Dead Surfers (Too Pure)
Dread Zone - Maximum (Virgin)
Pulp - I Spy (Island)
The Fall - Feeling Numb (Permanent)
Ash - Girl From Mars (Infectious)
The Wedding Present - Sucker (Cooking Vinyl)
Pulp - Sorted For E's And Wizz (Island)
Pulp - Common People (Island)

Thursday, January 22, 2015

John Peel - 21st February 1980

Featuring repeats of the recent sessions from Wire and Leyton  Buzzards.


Flying Lizards - The Window (Virgin)
Derrick Morgan - Moon Hop (Crab)
B-Movie - Man On A Threshold (Dead Good)
Clarence Gatemouth Brown - Ain't That Dandy (ABC)
Orior - Elevation (Crystal Groove)
Leyton Buzzards - When You Walk In The Room (Session)
Cortortions - Contort Yourself (ZE)
Stunt Kites - Beautiful People (Neutron)
Wire - Practice Makes Perfect (Session)
George Thorogood And The Destroyers - Madison Blues (Sonet)
The Media - Back On The Beach (Brain Boosters)
Scritti Politti - Scritlocks Door (Rough Trade)
Stiff Little Fingers - At The Edge (Chrysalis)
Jackie Mittoo - Mash Down Babylon (Nefertiti)

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

John Peel - 1st August 1990

Featuring Fflaps in session.


Bobby Day - Rockin' Robin (Increase)
Splintered - Last Laugh (Fourth Dimension)
Master Ace - Music Man (Cold Chillin')
Fflaps - Malltod (Session)
Spin - Scratches In The Sand (The Foundation Label)
KSDS - Manic (Step Off)
Pixies - Allison (4AD)
Coffin Break - No Respect (C/Z)
Big Youth - Lightning Flash Weak Heart Drop (Front Line)
Fflaps - Rhowch Hi L'r Belgwyr (Session)
Jaz - Doped UP (EMI)
Surreal Madrid - In Dreams You Stay Mine (Rottweiler)
Roovel Oobik - Mamma Mia (Stupido)
Dee Lite - Groove Is In The Heart (Elektra)
Napalm Death - Suffer The Children (Earache)
Fflaps - Hyll Eto (Session)
Bocca Juniors - Raise [63 Steps To Heaven] (Boys Own)
Olodum - Um Povo Comum Pensar (Continental)
Prophecy Of Doom - Earth Reality Victim (Deaf)
Ninja Man - Fulfillment (Digital B)Fflaps - Arwyr Duwiol (Session)
Steve Gibson's Red Caps - Bobbin' (Jasmine Records)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

John Peel - 2nd November 1987

Featuring sessions from The Wedding Present and MDC.


Age Of Chance - Hold On (Virgin)
The Wedding Present - Tuitiunyk (Session)
The Fall - Hit The North (Beggars Banquet)
The Seeds - Mr Farmer (G.N.P. Crescendo)
MDC - Choc Full Of It (Session)
Bobby Womack - Living In A Box (MCA)
One Thousand Violins - If I Were A Bullet (Vinyl Japan)
Frazier Chorus - Sloppy Heart (4AD)
The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu - Whitney Joins The Jams (KLF Communications)
The Wedding Present - Yikhav Kozak Za Dunai (Session)
This Poison - Poised Over The Pause Button (Reception)
The Anyways - Confession (Notown)
The Bhundu Boys - Ndoitasei (WEA)
MDC - Multi Death Dead Cops (Session)
The House Of Love - Shine On (Creation)
Was [Not Was] - Knocked Down, Made Small (Geffen)
Meatmouth - Meatmouth Is Murder (Factory)
Big Flame - Man Of Few Syllables (Ron Johnson)
Bad Boy Orchestra - Do You Wanna Dance (Southway)
The Wedding Present - Hude Dnipro Hude (Session)
The Wedding Present - A Million Miles (Reception)
Leonard Nimoy - Twinkle Twinkle Little Earth (Raven)
MDC - Millions Of Damn Christians/Bye Bye Ronnie (Session)
Robbie B and Jazzy J - Jazzy J On The Scratch (Schooly D)
Gaye Bykers On Acid - Motorvate (Virgin)
The Wedding Present - Katrusya/Svitit Misyats (Session)
Odessa Community Orchestra - The Cossack Leaves The Girl Crying (Request)
MDC - South Africa Is Free (Session)
John Fahey - You'll Find Her Name Written There (Rounder/Demon)

Monday, January 19, 2015

John Peel - 6th January 1982

Featuring sessions from Steel Pulse and The Slits.


Gas - Devastation (Polydor)
Rhoda with Special AKA - The Boiler (Two Tone)
Savant - Stationary Dance (Palace Of Lights)
The Slits - Difficult Fun (Session)
Eclipse - Blood Fi Dem (021)
Simple Minds - Love Song (Virgin)
Steel Pulse - Ravers (Session)
David Thomas And The Pedestrians - The Birds Are Good Ideas (Rough Trade)
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft - Liebe Auf Den Ersten Block (Virgin)
The Marine Girls - Day/Night Dreams (Whaam!)
Passage - Taboos (Cherry Red)
Tav Falco's Panther Burns - She's The One That Got It (Frenzi)
The Slits - Earthbeat/Wedding Song (Session)
Neues Deutschland - Schiebefehl (Iron Curtain)
Dei Parti - Austauschprogramm (Tausend Augen)
Steel Pulse - Man No Sober (Session)
Mills Blue Rhythm Band - Big John Special
A Certain Ratio - Gum (Factory)
Bill Nelson - Jane Discovers Cesare (Cocteau)
Mario Nascimbene - The Whipping Of Christ (Pye)
Rankin Toyan - Spar With Me (Jah Guidance)
Sindy And The Action Men - Vision (Wimp)
Model Workers - Cry (Make It Yourself)
The Slits - In The Beginning (Session)

Thursday, January 15, 2015

John Peel - 20th February 1980

No session in this show just loads of great records!


UK Subs - Warhead (Gem)
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft - Kebabtraume (Mute)
Another Pretty Face - Whatever Happened To The West (Virgin)
The Selecter - Out On The Streets (Two Tone)
Hit men - She's All Mine (Urgent)
Vice Versa - Genetic Warfare (Neutron)
Cassette - What's The Point (1 Track)
Martha And The Muffins - Paint By Number Heart (Dindisc)
Ronnie Brent - Cowboys And Indians (Guitar)
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Message (Dindisc)
S.H.A.K.E. - Night By Night (Sire)
The Fall - Fiery Jack (Step Forward)
Cigarettes - Stay Inside (Dead Good)

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

John Peel - 12th December 1970

Featuring Hawkwind, Larry Johnson and Keith Tippett in session.



Derek And The Dominos - Little Wing (Polydor)
Donovan - Celia Of The Seals (Dawn)
Hawkwind - Some Of That Stuff (Session)
Larry Johnson - Sitting On The Banks Of The River (Session)
Rick Nelson - Anytime (Decca)
GF Fitzgerald - Over And Under The Waterfall (UNI)
Ry Cooder - Old Kentucky Home (Reprise)
The Faces - Had Me A Real Good Time (Warner Bros)
George Harrison - Isn't It A Pity (Apple)
Yoko Ono - Why (Apple)
George Harrison - Wah Wah (Apple)
Larry Johnson - The Beat From Rampart Street (Session)
Keith Tippett - Thought's To Geoff (Session)
Keith Tippett - Five After Dawn (Session)
Keith Tippett - Green And Orange Night Park (Session)
Hawkwind - Hurry On Sundown (Session)
The Kinks - Top Of The Pops (Pye)
Larry Johnson - Broke And Hungry (Session)
Hawkwind - Seeing It As You Really Are (Session)
Python Lee Jackson - In A Broken Dream (Young Blood)
Larry Johnson - How Long Loose (Session)
Captain Beefheart - I Wanna Find A Woman That'll Hold My Big Toe Till I Have To Go (Straight/Reprise)
John Philip Sousa - Frederick Fennell, Eastman Wind Ensemble: Liberty Bell (Mercury)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Radio Eins - 4th September 2003

One of the many programs Mr Peel recorded for Radio Eins which I believe was, and still is based in Berlin.


Guyana Punch Line - Not Right (Prank)
Cex - The Wayback Machine (Temporary Residence)
Jesters - The Jester (Sundazed Music)
Kill Yourself - Coffee (Gringo)
Reverend Charlie Jackson - Testimony Of Rev. Charlie Jackson (Case Quarter)
Kevin Energy And DJ Odyssey - It's Rockin' (Dynamix)
Louden Wainright III - Tonya's Twirls (Sanctuary)
The Exiles - Fer De France (Demo)
The Vaults - I'm Going (White Label)
Mark Hawkins - My Hood (Victim)
Marlowe - The Perfect Diagram (Probe Plus)
Mr Airplane Man - Sun Sinking Low (Sympathy For The Record Industry)
Christ - Odds, Evens And Primates (Benbecula)
King Tubby - Dub Plate Rule (Dove)
Diplomats Of Sound - The Cuber Bake (Estrus)
Luciano - Stay Away (Germaican)
Sonic Youth - Mariah Carey And The Arthur Doyle Handcream (Narnak)
Seph - Never Apart (Camel)
Eastern Luo Jazz Band - John Awino
Coachwhips - Tonight's The Night (Narnack)
Cream - Steppin' Out (Polydor)
Dougal And Gammer - Higher Than Heaven (Essential Platinum)
Black Heart Procession - The News (Shingle Street)
Max Romero - It Sipple Out Der [War In Babylon] (Upsetters)
Erase Errata - Glitter (Narnack)
Apparat with Ellen Allien - Fuse (BPitch Control)
Fuse - Permanent Resident (Rewind)

Monday, January 12, 2015

John Peel - 31st July 1990

Featuring Colon in session.


The Fall - Blood Outta Stone (Cog Sinister/Fontana)
Ninjaman - Murder Dem (Steely And Clevie)
Colon - Top Quality Sturdy Bargains (Session)
Kev Hopper - The Lipstick Maker (Ghetto Recording Company)
Vandal - The Answer (Nu Groove)
George Jones - White Lightning (Ace)
The Fall - White Lightning (Cog Sinister/Fontana)
Cutty Ranks - Retreat (Renegade Sounds International)
Colon - Disco Bar (Session)
Howling Wolf - Going Down
Koffi Olomide - Mannequin (Stern's Africa)
Sacred Hearts - Love Bomb (Tea Time)
Llwybrt Llaethog - Ty Haf Jac (Concrete)
Colon - Corner (Session)
The KLF - What Time Is Love (KLF Communications)
Pixies - Allison (4AD)
Pixies - Rock Music (4AD)
Pixies - Down To The Well (4AD)
Pixies - The Happening (4AD)
Yammi Bolo - Poor Man's Cry (Rockers International)
Colon - Sex Cadet (Session)
The Prudes - Glad (Imaginary)
Mihai And Alexandru David - Mondrele (Electrecord)

Thursday, January 08, 2015

John Peel - 4th December 1984

Featuring sessions from The Triffids and Float Up CP.


The Gun Club - Preaching The Blues (Lolita)
Lime Spiders - Slave Girl (Citadel Records)
Nat Cole Trio - Honeysuckle Rose (Affinity)
The Triffids - Monkey On My Back (Session)
Maxi Priest and Caution - Should I [Put My Trust In You] (Level Vibes)
Blitz - Someone's Gonna Die (No Future)
D St and Jalal - Mean Machine (Celluloid)
Float Up CP - Sexy Bushes (Session)
A Primary Industry - Perversion (Third Mind Records)
Connie And Babe - Dark Waters (Rounder Records)
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Upside Down (Creation)
Junior Brammer - Man Stop Fight A Dance (Powerhouse Records)
The Triffids - Field Of Glass (Session)
Enemy Within - Strike (Rough Trade)
Our Heroes - [Now The] Scars [Are Healing] (Icon Records)
Rip Rig And Panic - Bob Hope Takes Risks (Virgin)
Float Up CP - You Make Me Wet (Session)
Newtown Neurotics - Suzy (No Wonder)
Souzy Kasseya - Uta Ndima Tony (Earthworks/Rough Trade)
Del Fuegos - Call My Name (London)
Joe Tex - Hold What You've Got (Atlantic)
The Triffids - Bright Lights, Big City (Session)
Sonny Rollins and Modern Jazz Quartet - The Stopper (Ojc)
Linkmen - Manic Depression (Kitchenware)
The Flying Lizards - Purple Haze (Statik)
The Go-Betweens - Part Company (Sire)
Professor Nuts - Crisis (Gorgon)
Float Up CP - Pray For This (Session)
Pete Best Beatles - Alamein Train (Strine Music)
Ledernacken - Ich Will Dich Essen (Strike Back)

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

John Peel - 17th August 1978

No sessions in this show just some great records!


Toussaint McCall - Nothing Takes The Place Of You (Pye)
The Fall - Psycho Mafia (Step Forward)
Boston - Party (Epic)
Elvis Presley - Party (RCA)
Elvis Presley - Mean Woman Blues (RCA)
Elvis Presley - Got A Lot Of Livin' To Do (RCA)
Al Roberts Jr - Jailbait (Frog)
John Cooper Clark - Post War Glamour Girl (CBS)
Subway Sect - Nobody's Scared (Braik)
Patti Smith - Because The Night (Arista)
Stiff Little Fingers - Suspect Device (Rough Trade)
The Lurkers - Ain't Got A Clue (Beggars Banquet)
Art Attacks - I Am A Dalek (Albatross)
X Ray Specs - The Day The World Turned Day Glo (EMI)
The Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK (EMI)
Swell Maps - Read About Seymour (Rather)
Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi (Sire)
Television Personalities - 14th Floor (Teen 78)
The Clash - [White Man] In Hammersmith Palais (CBS)
Jilted John - Jilted John (Rabid)
Poet And The Roots - Five Nights Of Bleeding (Front Line)
Human Jangle - Day Tripper (Mun?)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

John Peel - 30th July 1990

Featuring The Boo Radleys in session.


Vandal - Can't Get Started (Nu Groove)
Lavender Faction - Ride (Lust Recordings)
Cutty Ranks - Come Better (Shocking Vibes)
Eddie Cochran - White Lightning
The Boo Radleys - How I Feel (Session)
Mercenaries - Hands Off Hibs
Mav Cacharel - Pour Toi (Gefraco)
Badgewearer - Book/Rhino (Gruff Wit)
Jam On The Mutha - Hotel California (WAU! Mr Modo)
Cocoa Tea - Hunting In The Ghetto
Bridewell Taxis - Honesty (Stolen)
Keith Sweat - Make You Sweat (Elektra)

Monday, January 05, 2015

John Peel - 26th July 1990

Featuring a repeat of the superb recent session from The Nightblooms.


Frankie Paul - Dangerous (Wild Apache)
June Tabor And The Oyster Band - Dark Eyed Sailor (Cooking Vinyl)
Bocca Juniors - Raise [63 Steps To Heaven] (Boys Own Recordings)
The Nightblooms - One Weak MOment (Session)
Napalm Death - Suffer The Children (Earache)
Les Tetes Brulees - Man For Job (Bleu Club)
Jaz - It's That Simple (EMI)
The Fall - Blood Outta Stone (Cog Sinister/Fontana)
The Nightblooms - Butterfly Girl (Session)
Kid Frost - In The City (Virgin America)
Rote Kapelle - Calamity Comes Down (In Tape)
JFK - Feel The Weight (Fourth Dimension)
Tony Rebel - Mandela Story (Penthouse)
The Nightblooms - Afraid (Session)
Conjunto Los Chankas Apurimac - Mis Quejas (Arhule)
The Cranes - Inescapable (Dedicated)
The Fall - Zagreb (Cog Sinister/Fontana)
The Aggrovators - Don't Try To Dub (Attack)
The Nightblooms - Let Me (session)
Vandal - Unravelled (Nu Groove)

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Viv Stanshall - Radio Flashes Episode 4


The fourth and final installment of Stanshall madness from 1971. The only shame is that episode one may no longer exist. Someone must surely have a copy somewhere...