Wednesday, November 25, 2015

John Peel - 16th February 1981

Featuring sessions from New Order and The Rezillos.


Ruts DC - Formula Eyes (Virgin)
Blitz Boys - Eddy's New Shoes (Told You So)
The Rezillos - [My Baby Does] Good Sculptures (Session)
The Barracudas - [I Wish It Could Be] 1965 Again (Zonophone)
The Standells - Riot On Sunset Strip (Tower)
Human League - Boys And Girls (Virgin)
New Order - Dreams Never End (Session)
Morwell Unlimited - Well Crucial (Trojan)
Papers - How Many More (Radioactive)
The Slits - I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Island)
The Rezillos - No (Session)
Musical Youth - Generals (021)
Adam And The Ants - A.N.T.S. (Flexipop Magazine)
New Order - Truth (Session)
Brian Eno and David Byrne - Help Me Somebody (Polydor)
Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime (Sire)
Reverend C.L. Franklin - ?
Bill Haley - Real Rock Drive (Essex)
The Rezillos - Top Of The Pops (Session)
Lines - Nerve Pylon (Red Linear)
Pylon - Danger (Armageddon)
The Melodians - Sweet Sensation (Island)
New Order - Senses (Session)
Duane Eddy - I Almost Lost My Mind (London)
The Rezillos - Fight Amongst Yourselves (Session)
Golinski Brothers - Bloody (Badge)
Simple Minds - Celebrate (Arista)
Essential Logic - Music Is A Better Noise (Rough Trade)
New Order - ICB (Session)
Hi Techs - Subscriptions [Are My Prescriptions] (Archive)
John Doonan - The Ace And Deuce Of Piping (Leader)

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

John Peel - 25th October 1978

Featuring sessions from Fabulous Poodles and Metal Urbain.


The Velvettes - Needle In A Haystack (Motown)
Hawkwind - Silver Machine (United Artists)
Fabulous Poodles - Convent Girls (Session)
Flying Lizards - Summertime Blues (Virgin)
Metal Urbain - Numero Zero (Session)
XTC - Battery Brides (Virgin)
XTC - A Dictionary Of Modern Marriage (Virgin)
Misty In Roots - Oh Wicked Man (People Unite)
Fabulous Poodles - Mirror Star (Session)
Wreckless Eric - The Final Taxi (Stiff)
Wreckless Eric - Let's Go To The Pictures (Stiff)
Wreckless Eric - Girlfriend (Stiff)
Half Japanese - Calling All Girls (50 Skidillion Watts)
Japan - Sometimes I Feel So Low (Ariola Hansa) 
Metal Urbain - Futurama (Session)
Van Morrison - Wavelength (Warner Bros.)
PragVEC - Wolf (Spec)
Ultravox - Quiet Men/Cross Fade (Island)
UK Subs - Live In A Car/BIC (City)
Fabulous Poodles - Toytown People (Session)
Prince Far I - You Have Eyes To See (Front Line)
Temple City Kazoo Orchestra - Stayin' Alive (Rhino)
Metal Urbain - 50/50 (Session)
Luigi Anada De Boys - ?
Fabulous Poodles - B-Movies (Session)
Some Chicken - Arabian Daze (Raw)
Metal Urbain - Anarchy At The Palace (Session)
Rory Gallagher - ? (Chrysalis)

Monday, November 23, 2015

John Peel, 30th October 2003

This is the last of three shows which came from an event called One Live In Brighton. This show is pretty much a must hear as it features the genteel sounds of Melt Banana on top form.


Melt Banana Live Set

Shield Your Eyes
FDC For Short
Rragg
Free The Bee
Circle Jack
First Contact To Planet Q
Warp Back Spin
Dreamer Who Is Too Weak To Face Up
Chainshot To Have Some Fun
His Name Is Mickey (At Last She Got Him)
We Love Choco-Pa!
So Unfilial Rule
Some Kind Of ID
First Defy
Zoo No Vacancy
Scrubber
Flip And Hit
Iguana In Trouble
Lost Parts Stinging Me So Cold
Get The Head Back
Hunter In The Rain
Like A White Bat In A Box

DJ Koze - The Gekloppel Continues (Kompact)

Coin Op Live Set

Easy Life
Playpen
Democracies
DIY

Skin, Flesh and Bones - Butter Fe Fish (Harry J)

Cat On Form Live Set

I Want To Be President
UOR
This Deed
The Valley's

Michael Mayer DJ Set

Thursday, November 19, 2015

John Peel - 21st August 1990

Featuring Crane in session.


Pixies - Is She Weird (4AD)
Wildski - Wonderful World [Mad Proffessor Remix] (Arista)
Crane - Consumption (Session)
The Prudes - Glad (Imaginary)
Cutty Ranks - Retreat (Steely And Clevie)
The Fall - White Lightning (Cog Sinister/Fontana)
Napalm Death - Harmony Corruption (Earache)
Plant Bach Ofnus - ?
Crane - The Fall Sets In (Session)
Link And Chain - African Struggle (Volcano)
Zitany Neil - Africa Sport (Editions Kaluila)
Dwarves - Flesh Tantrum (Sub Pop)
Troop - That's My Attitude (Atlantic)
The Ex - Blah Blah (Ex Records)
Crane - Fear Of Noise (Session)
The KLF - What Time Is Love [Echo And The Bunnymen MIx] (KLF Communications)
Th' Faith Healers - Pop Song (Too Pure)
CPO - Somethin' Like Dis (Capitol)
Crane - Asleep (Session)
Gregory Isaacs - John Public
The Bridewell Taxis - Honesty (Stolen)

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

John Peel 20th June 1989

Another slightly edited show and a little on the short side but still well worth a listen. Featuring session tracks from Dinosaur Jr.


Minor Threat - Little Friend (Dischord)
The Pastles - Ugly Town (Chapter 22)
Dinosaur Jr - Chunks (Session)
Hoverchairs - Hide And Seek (Tempest)
Doctor And The Crippens - Garden Centre Murders (Manic Ears)
Energetic Krusher - The Blast (Vinyl Solution)
A Certain Ratio - The Big E (A+M)
Cowboy Killers - Hoopla Stand (Words Of Warning)
What? Noise - Vein [Remix] (Bop Cassettes)
Dinosaur Jr - No Bones (Session)
The Lemonheads - Come Back Da (World Service)
Dinosaur Jr - Budge (Session)

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

John Peel 15th June 1989

A slightly edited show featuring Head Of David in session.


The Wolfhounds - Son Of Nothing (Midnight Music)
Anton Karas - Harry Lime Theme
Head Of David - Moonshine (Session)
The Fall - Guest Informant (Sniffin' Rock)
Stitch - The Dirt Is Happened (In Tape)
Head Of David - Caprice (Session)
Dinosaur Jr - Feel A Whole Lot Better (Imaginary)
Too Much Texas - Wash (Playtime)
Axis - Rolling With Rai (Gee Street)
Head Of David - Wildwood (Session)
Happy Flowers - There's A Soft Spot On The Baby's Head (Homestead)
The Bodines - Decide (Play Hard)
Head Of David - Snake Hands Forever (Session)
Winston And Robin - Wailing Time (Trojan)

Monday, November 16, 2015

John Peel - 7th March 2001

Featuring a repeat of Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band's second session which was originally broadcast back in May 1968.


Orbital - Tootled (White Label)
Captain Beefheart - Beatle Bones 'n' Smoke 'n' Stones (Session)
Captain Beefheart - Safe As Milk (Session)
Captain Beefheart - Kandy Korn (Session)
Captain Beefheart - You Gotta Trust Us (Session)
Jah Woosh - Satta Land (Original Music)
Frank Black And The Catholics - The Swimmer (Cooking Vinyl)
E Val - Foiled (Static Caravan)
Bud Freeman And The Summa Cum Laude Orchestra - The Eel (De-Lux)
Benumb - Once And Never Again (Relapse)
Songs Ohia - Fade Street (Road Relish)
Rex Garvin And The Mighty Cravers - Sock It To Em JB Part One (Atlantic)
Corvin Dalek - Pornoground (MFS)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

John Peel - 30th July 1985

Featuring sessions from Ivor Cutler and Shriekback.



Dennis Brown - Love By The Score (Greensleeves)
Ivor Cutler - The Curse (Session)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - It Came Out Of The Sky (EMI)
Scientists - It Came Ou Of The Sky (Karbon)
Bobby Melody - Live Stock (Scorpio)
Bloodsport - Class Struggle (Quiet)
Ivor Cutler - Vermin (Session)
Ivor Cutler - A New Home (Session)
Ivor Cutler - Large And Puffy (Session)
Ivor Cutler - A Country Door (Session)
Ivor Cutler - Are You A Tory (Session)
Chicaynes - Further Thoughts (Bam Curuso)
Shriekback - Faded Flowers (Session)
Jon And The Nightriders - Depth Charge (Anagram)
Do-Re-Me - Man Overboard (Virgin)
Souzy Kasseya - Success (Earthworks)
The Pougues - I'm A Man You Don't Meet Everyday (Stiff)

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

John Peel 19th March 1980

This show would have featured Stiff Little Fingers in session but someone had a trigger happy finger where the pause button was concerned. It probably seemed like a good idea at the time!


Wah Heat - Better Scream (Inevitable)
Laurel Aitken - Rudi Got Married (I Spy)
Stiff Little Fingers - I Don't Like You (Session) missing
John Foxx - Mr No (Metal Beat)
Cockney Rejects - Fighting In The Streets (Zonophone) missing
Nathan Skiers - Dem A Fight (Mandingo)
The Cramps - Mystery Plane (Illegal)
Elvis Presley - Mystery Train
TV Product - Nowhere's Safe (Limited Edition)
Filmcast - Admission {Yours} (True Friends)
Hoax - Storm Trooper (Hoax)
Stiff Little Fingers - No Change (Session) missing
Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally (Atlantic) missing
Hans a Plast - ? (Lava)
Mediators - Waiting Room (Object)
Skipper and Ranking Germaine - Rub A Dub International (Roosevelt)
The Squibs - Parades (Oily)
Misfits - Sttitude (Plan 9)
Sledgehammer - Sledgehammer (Valiant)
Stiff Little Fingers - Fly The Flag (Session) missing
The Psychedelic Furs - Fall/Purse (CBS)
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Mona (Capitol)
Donovan - Sand And Foam (Epic)
Country Joe And The Fish - Porpoise Mouth (Fontana)
Ranking Joe - Killing And Killing (Gorgon)
The Teardrop Explodes - Treason (Zoo)
Modern Eon - Special Patrol (Eon)
Soul Brothers - Lawless Street (Island)
Tony Pilley - Off The Hook (Barclay Towers)
Again Again - Co-optimism (Do It)
Stiff Little Fingers - Doesn't Make It All Right (Session)
Prams - Modern Men (Limited Edition)
Joy Division - Atmosphere (Sordid Sentimental)

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

John Peel, 18th September 2003

Featuring Marlowe in session.


Abdullah K - Trip To The Boom (Amex)
3 Inches Of Blood - Sunrise Over The Fjords (Must Destroy)
The Beatbox Saboteurs - Fred Astaire (House Of Beauty)
Marlowe - It's Not A Porno (Session)
Baron - Superfuzz (CIA)
The Marcia Elaine School For Girls - Kamara Debagging (Awkward Silence)
Cat On Form - Sell The Kids To The Kids (Southern)
Rechenzentrum - Projecktor (Mille Plateau)
Sam's Hot Car Lot - Scalp/Lobotomy (Jonson Family)
Marlowe - All Dressed Up (Session)
The Isley Brothers - Take Some Time Out For Love (White Label)
The Black Keys - The MOan (Fat Possum)
Yimino - Hasnar (Weird Eye)

We Invented Tornados - Average (Learning Curve)
Robery Wyatt - Lullaby For Hamza (Hannibal)
The Alpine Yodelling Choir - Song Of The Emmenthatler Vally (Regal)
Marlowe - Stylish (Session)
Junior Boys - Birthday (Kin)
Titwrench - A Question Of A Neck Color (Tigerbeat6)
Kevin Energy - Crescendos Of Ecstasy (Dynamix)

The Keys - Driving School (Too Pure)
Beenie Man and Ms. Thing - Dude (Mad House)
Marlowe - Your Luck Really Matters To Me (Session)
The Modernist - A Goldberg Violation (Wonder)
Melt Banana - Chain Shot To Have Some Fun (A-Zap)
Jimmy Reed - I Found My Baby (Charly)
Storm And Phosphor - Noise Makers (Destructive Force)

Monday, November 09, 2015

John Peel, 3rd September 2002

The mighty Half Man Half Biscuit provide the session on this fine show.


Die Blutleuchte - Prologue (Sahko Recordings)
Nile - Execration (Relapse)
Honey Boy - Dark End Of The Street (Diamond)
Numbers - Driving Song (Tigerbeat 6)
Half Man Half Biscuit - Them's The Vageries (Session)
Beta 2 - Kinetix [Calibre Remix] (Skunkrock)
People Like Us - OB and Cha Cha (Mess Media)
Tank - Overview (Does Everyone Stare)
Lianne Hall and Pico - All Change Of Heart (Malinki)
Craig Thomas - Wired (AC Recordings)
Half Man Half Biscuit - The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Is The Light Of An Oncoming Train (Session)
FortDax - And Where We Hold On (Static Caravan)
Lightning Bolt - A Diet Of Grapes And Nuts (Load)
DJ Rupture - Track 1 (Tigerbeat6)
Maher Shalal Hash Baz - Stone In The River (Geograhic)
My Computer - Vulnerabilia (13 Amp Recordings)
Grips - Sons Of She Wolf (Demo)

Captain Ahab - God Told Me To Become An Accountant (Irritant)
Half Man Half Biscuit - Song To The Siren/Vatican Broadside (Session)
Chichi Peralta - Procura (World Music Network)
Panacea - King Of The Jungle (Position Chrome)
Bilge Pump - The Streets Are Full (Gringo)
Rosco - Capital Star (Holier Than Thou)
Capleton - Tafari (Ashquad)
Max Tundra - Fuerte (Domino)
Half Man Half Biscuit - Breaking News (Session)
DJ Demand - Expansions 2002 (Compulsive)
Brain Damage - Just Suddenly Peaceful (Bangarang Hammerbass)
Thornspawn - Conspirators Of The Graven Image (Osmose Productions)

Thursday, November 05, 2015

John Peel, 18th October 1978

Featuring sessions from Split Enz and Prince Far I And CReation Reble.


Public Image Limited - Public Image (Virgin)
Split Enz - I See Red (Session)
Rory Gallagher - Cruise On Out (Chrysalis)
Penetration - Life's A Gamble (Virgin)
Penetration - VIP (Virgin)
Prince Far I and Creation Rebel - No More War (Session)
Bernie Torme Band - I'm Not Ready (Jet)
PragVEC - Wolf (Spec)
Adam And The Ants - Lady (Decca)
Lene Lovich - Momentary Breakdown (Stiff)
Lene Lovich - 1 In A 1,000,000 (Stiff)
Lene Lovich - I Think We're Alone Now (Stiff)
Split Enz - Frenzy (Session)
Prince Far I and Creation Rebel - Black Man's Land (Session)
Sham 69 - No Entry (Polydor)
Can - Father Cannot Yell (Celluloid)
Billy Bennett - Mottos (Topic)
Johnny Thunders - Subway Train (Real Records)
New York Dolls - Subway Train (Mercury)
Split Enz - Semi Detached (Session)
Viv Stanshall - 6/8/ Hoodoo (Charisma)
Viv Stanshall - Smeeton (Charisma)
Viv Stanshall - The Fool And The Bladder (Charisma)

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

John Peel - World Service, 12th March 1998

This is one of Mr Peel's thirty minute programs for the BBC World Service.


The Hybirds - I'm Coming Out (Heavenly)
Solex - Solex In A Slipshot Style (Matador)
Sizzler - I'm Not Sure (Xterminator)
Urusei Yatsura - No.1 Cheesecake (Che')
The Curious Digit - Who Must Resemble The Desperate (Jagjaguwar)
Sodastream - Turnstyle (Pickled Egg)
Panacea - Unglory (Position Chrome)

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

John Peel 18th November 1995 (BFBS)

Recorded for the British Forces Broadcasting Service.


The Wedding Present - Sucker (Self Released)
U.S. Maple - Letter To ZZ Top (Skin Graft)
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - Golden Birdies (Reprise)
Tapper Zukie - Jah Jah Dub (Blood And Fire)
unHOLD - Idyll In 2000 (Self Released)
Ec8or - Ich Suche Nichts (Digital Hardcore)
KG - You My Sweet Wounded Bird (Lo Fi Recordings)
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci - If Fingers Were Xylophones (Ankst)
Blurt - The Fish Needs A Bike (Armageddon)
The Four Brothers - Kuma Were
Statics - Roxbury Lanes (Estrus)
Movietone - Chance Is Her Opera (Planet)
Infinity Project - Feeling Very Weird (TIP)
Blue Hawaiians - White Christmas (Restless)
Tenngenerate - Midnight To Six Man (Estrus)
The Bardots - Carrion (Che')
Lollipop - Half Dead Half Gone (Amphetamine Reptile)
Henry And Louis - Dub Rebellion (More Rockers)
D'Cruze - Ruff Intelligence (Suburban Base)
Invisible Men - Why Don't You Do Me Right (Estrus)
Autopop - Still Hanging Around (Regal)
Infinity Project - Binary Neuronaut (TIP)
Troy Hess - Please Don't Go Topless Mother (Crypt)
The Pain Teens - Coral Kiss (Trance Syndicate)
Yat Kha - Kaa Khem (Global Music Centre)
China Drum - Pictures (Mantra)
Vehicle Flips - Potomac (Harriet)
Gang Related - Oh My Gosh (Dope Dragon)
Harry Caldwell - Please Come Back (Kent)

Monday, November 02, 2015

John Peel 17th July 1984

Featuring a session from The Frank Chickens. Kazuko from the band is in the studio to have a chat about Japanese music.


The Frank Chickens - Shell Fish Bamboo (Session)
Skeletal Family - Theme From Batman (Red Rhino)
Missing Presumed Dead - My Little Sister's Turning Into Duane Eddy (Sequel)
Siouxsie And The Banshees - We Hunger (Polydor)
Dub Set - Night Time Flesh Beat Rhythm (Elektra)
Sandii And The Sunsetz - Walk Away (Yen)
Makoto Inoue - Battle In Space
Jun Togawa - Tamahime-sama
Maki Asagawa - ?
Musumi Hara - Da Da Da (Yupiteru)
Masumi Hara - Umi De Kurasu (Yupiteru)
23 Skidoo - Language (Illuminated)
Eric Bubble - ? (Connection)
In Excelsis - Love Lies (Jungle)
Hardcore - Dirty (Self Released)
Lonesome Pine Fiddlers - Will I Meet Mother In Heaven
The Hit Parade - Forever (JSH)
King Sunny Ade And His African Beats - Ase (Island)
Echo And The Bunnymen - Seven Seas (Korova)
The Clovers - In The Morning Time (Atlantic)
The Woodentops - Plenty (Food)