Wednesday, December 28, 2016

John Peel - 28th December 1978

Featuring numbers 25-11 of the Festive Fifty of 1978 along with session tracks from Magazine, Alternative TV, Penetration and The Slits.

Magazine - The Light Pours Out Of Me (Session)
Penetration - Future Daze (Session)
Alternative TV - Release The Natives (Session)
Magazine - Touch And Go (Session)
Magazine - My Mind Ain't So Open (Session)
Slits - Instant Hit (Session)
Penetration - Movement (Session)
Penetration - Stone Heroes (Session)
Alternative TV - Nasty Little Lonely (Session)
Magazine - Definitive Gaze (Session)
Slits - FM (Session)
Penetration - Vision (Session)

1978 Festive Fifty
25. Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives (Stiff)
24. Jam - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight (Polydor)
23. Clash - Police And Thieves (CBS)
22. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Hong Kong Garden (Polydor)
21. Van Morrison - Madame George (Warner Bros.)
20. Rezillos - I Can't Stand My Baby (Sensible)
19. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird (MCA)
18. Sex Pistols - Holidays In The Sun (Virgin)
17. Only Ones - Another Girl, Another Planet (CBS)
16. David Bowie - Heroes (RCA)
15. The Clash - White Riot (CBS)
14. Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven (Atlantic)
13. The Damned - New Rose (Stiff)
12. Buzzcocks - Boredom (New Hormones)
11. Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster (Rough Trade)

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

John Peel - 27th December 1978

The second 1978 Festive 50 show which also features sessions from X-Ray Spex, Buzzcocks and Steel Pulse.

X-Ray Spex - I Am a Poseur (Session)
Buzzcocks - Noise Annoys (Session)
Steel Pulse - Macka Splaff (Session)
X-Ray Spex - Art-I-Ficial (Session)
Buzzcocks - Walking Distance (Session)
Steel Pulse - Handsworth Revolution (Session)
X-Ray Spex - Identity (Session)
Buzzcocks - Late for the Train (Session)
Steel Pulse - Jah Pickney - R.A.R. (Session)
X-Ray Spex - Genetic Engineering (Session)

1978 Festive Fifty
40. The Stranglers - London Lady (United Artists)
39. The Who - My Generation (Brunswick)
38. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Overground (Polydor)
37. Elvis Costello - Alison (Stiff)
36. Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone (CBS)
35. The Motors - Dancing the Night Away (Virgin)
34. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Helter Skelter (Polydor)
33. The Stranglers - No More Heroes (United Artists)
32. The Stranglers - Hanging Around (United Artists)
31. Derek And The Dominoes - Layla (Polydor)
30. Buzzcocks - Moving Away from the Pulsebeat (United Artists)
29. Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond [parts I - V] (Harvest)
28. Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing (Vertigo)
27. Ian Dury - Sex And Drugs And Rock And Roll (Stiff)
26. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run (Columbia)

Monday, December 26, 2016

John Peel - 26th December 1978

This was the first of four shows counting down the 1978 Festive 50.

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The Misunderstood - I Can Take You To The Sun (Fontana)
The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again (Track Record)
Little Feat - Long Distance Love (Warner Bros.)
The Doors - Riders On The Storm (Elektra)
The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever (Parlophone)
The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar (Rolling Stones)
Poco - Rose Of Cimarron (ABC)
Free - All Right Now (Island)
Jimi Hendrix Experience - All Along The Watchtower (Track Record)
Derek And The Dominos - Layla (Polydor)
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven (Atlantic)

1978 Festive Fifty
50. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Metal Postcard [Mittageisen] (Polydor)
49. Thin Lizzy - Emerald (Vertigo)
48. Neil Young - Like A Hurricane (Reprise)
47. Flying Lizards - Summertime Blues (Virgin)
46. Bob Dylan - Desolation Row (Columbia)
45. The Sex Pistols - EMI (Virgin)
44. The Jam - In the City (Polydor)
43. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Jigsaw Feeling (Polydor)
42. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Mirage (Polydor)
41. Siouxsie And The Banshees - Switch (Polydor)

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

John Peel - 20th December 2001

A fantastic Christmas show broadcast live from Peel Acres with session tracks from Lianne Hall, Camera Obscura, Cowcube and Melys

Mud - Lonely This Christmas (RAK)
Lightnin' Hopkins - Merry Christmas (Bluesville)
Hellacopters - Cold Night For Alligators (White Jazz)
Lianne Hall - In The Bleak Midwinter / Soul Kid (Session)
Human League - All I Ever Wanted [Alter Ego Remix] (Klang Elektronik)
Buck Owens And The Buckeroos - Blue Christmas Lights (Capitol)
Peel Acres Choir - Ding Dong Merrily On High
Clinic - Welcome (Domino)
Dreadzone - Digital Mastermind (Ruff Life)
The Hottentots - Flame of Desire
Bellringers - Hark The Herald Angels Sing / Come All Ye Faithful / I Saw Three Ships
The Uniforms - This Is This, This Is Nothing Else
Camera Obscura - Happy New Year / Little Donkey (Session)
Tamlins And Trinity - Silent Night (MC Productions)
Peel Acres Choir - The Holly And The Ivy
Hefner - All I'll Ever Need (Too Pure)
Cowcube - Christmas Record (Session)
Cornershop - Lessons Learned From Rocky 1 To Rocky III [Cowcube Remix] (Wiiija)
Peel Acres Choir - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Low - Just Like Christmas (Jeepster)
Maloko: In the Midnight Hour  London)
Melys - Chinese Whispers / Silent Night (Sessions)
John Fahey - Silent Night (Ace)
DJ Rupture - Peonie Peonie (Soot)
Peel Acres Choir - Deck The Halls
DJ Shufflemaster - Annex 4 [Fourthinter-Narita Remix] (Tresor)
Okkervil River - Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas (Jagjaguwar)
Otis Redding - Ole Man Trouble (Volt)

Monday, December 19, 2016

John Peel - 19th December 1984

A Festive Fifty show featuring session repeats from Ivor Cutler, Men They Couldn't Hang, Folk Devils and Guana Batz.

Men They Couldn't Hang - Green Fields Of France (Session)
Guana Batz - Night Watch (Session)
Folk Devils - Broken Head (Session)
Ivor Cutler - Jelly Mountain (Session)

1984 Festive Fifty: Numbers 40-31
=39. Cocteau Twins - Beatrix (4AD)
=39. Flesh For Lulu - Subterraneans (Polydor)
38. Cocteau Twins - Pandora (4AD)
37. The Jesus And Mary Chain - Upside Down (Creation)
36. The Smiths - Reel Around The Fountain (Rough Trade)
35. Robert Wyatt - Biko (Virgin)
34. Berntholer - My Suitor (Blue Feather)
33. This Mortal Coil - Another Day (4AD)
32. Yeah Yeah Noh - Bias Binding (In Tape)
31. Propaganda - Dr. Mabuse (ZTT)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

John Peel - 15th December 1996

No sessions in this show just plenty of great tunes.

Voices Of Kwahn - Colonist Dreamer (Swarffinger Records)
Quads - There Must Thousands (Big Bear Records)
DJ Hyperactive - untitled (Planet Of Drums)
Al Ferrier And His Boppin’ Billies - Why Doubt My Love (Goldband)
Delphium - Deepwoundsbleedthorns (Outside Records)
John Doonan And John Wright - Gilligan’s Apples/The Prize Jig (Globestyle)
Prolapse - Flexed (Lissy’s Records)
Pavement - Painted Soldiers (Matador)
Soundman - Shatterproof (Image Productions)
Tshala Muana - Banda Yango (Sterns)
Natacha Atlas - Marifnaash (Nation Records)
Johnny Guitar Watson - Those Lonely Lonely Nights (Ace Records)
Adventures In Stereo - There Was A Time (Creeping Bent)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

John Peel - 22nd February 1979

Featuring The Monochrome Set in session.

The Jam - Strange Town (Polydor)
Protex - Listening In (Good Vibrations)
Tom Robinson Band - Bully For You (EMI)
Monochrome Set - Noise (Session)
Lew Lewis - Lucky Seven (Stiff)
Guy Mitchell with Mitch Miller And His Orchestra - Cloud Lucky Seven (Columbia)
The Dodgems - Lord Lucan is Missing (Attrix)
Bob Dylan - From A Buick 6 (CBS)
Mekons - Where Were You (Fast Product)
Joe Jackson - Got The Time (A+M)
The Monochrome Set: Espresso (Session)
The Clash - Pressure Drop (CBS)
Toots And The Maytals - Pressure Drop (Beverley's Records)
Betty Davis - Shut Off The Light (Island)
The Teardrop Explodes - Sleeping Gas (Zoo)
Those Naughty Lumps - Iggy Pop's Jacket (Zoo)
Iggy Pop - I'm Sick Of You! (Bomp!)
Will Dandy And The Dandylettes - Sonny Boy / Oh Mein Papa (Dandelion)
The Monochrome Set - Ici Les Enfants / Fat Fun (Session)
Leyton Buzzards - Through With You (Chrysalis)
Fish Turned Human - Here Come The Nuns (Sequel)
The Nuns - Savage (Bomp)
The Shadows - The Savage (Columbia) 
Stiff Little Fingers - Johnny Was (Rough Trade)
The Undertones - Get Over You (Sire)
Korgis - Young 'N' Russian (Rialta)
Stackridge - Anyone For Tennis (MCA)
Skids - Scale (Virgin)
Monochrome Set - Love Goes Down The Drain (Session)
John Cooper Clarke - Gimmix! Play Loud (Epic)
Eno, Moebius, Roedelius - Oil (Sky)
Spizzoil - Solarisation [Shun] (Rough Trade)
Skids - TV Stars (Virgin)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

John Peel - 13th December 1989

Featuring More Fiends in session.

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Space Juniors - Chewin' (Juniorville Music)
Alliance - Thoughts Of You [Club Mix] (Revenge)
More Fiends - Slug Juice (Session)
Dub Sex - Kamina (Scam)
Admiral Tibet / Shabba Ranks - Tell Me Which One (Music Works)
Half Man Half Biscuit - Architecture, Morality, Ted And Alice (Probe Plus)
Unsane NYC - Burn (Treehouse)
William Ravenscroft: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Power House: Kenny's Jazz (Dope Mix) (12" - 2) Nu Groove NG-030
More Fiends - Yellow Spades (Session)
Four Brothers - Pasi Pano Pane Sviedzo (Cooking Vinyl)
When People Were Shorter And Lived Near The Water - Broomstick Cowboy (Shimmy Disc Europe)
Dogbowl - I Had A Dream Of The Plague (Shimmy Disc)
David Shaw - Faded Flags Of Glory (Confection)
Inspiral Carpets - You Can't Take The Truth (Cow)
Gregory Isaacs - It's Christmas Time Again (Taurus)
Taking Your Business - Snoopy (Bad Boy)
Walkingseeds Sensory Deprivation Quartet - Hairy Who? (Glass)
More Fiends - Fatty Humps (Session)
Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys - Little Girl, Go And Ask Your Mama

Monday, December 12, 2016

John Peel - 12th December 1989

Featuring The Jesus And Mary Chain in session.

Meriño Brothers - Riquezas De La Vida (Globe Style)
The Only Ones - Lovers Of Today (Strange Fruit)
Chicken Scratch - Find The Guilty Pig (Community 3)
Jungle Brothers - J. Beez Comin' Through (Warner Bros.)
Gina, Papa Wemba, Evoloko, Mavuela - Melimpa Meliso (Sonodisc)
Extreme Noise Terror - Work For Never (Sink Below)
Blade - Lyrical Maniac (Raw Bass)
The Jesus And Mary Chain - Silverblade (Session)
Social Kaos - Future-Shock (Scam)
The Undertones - Tearproof (Strange Fruit)
Super Cat And Nicodemus - I And I Perrogitive (Wild Apache)
When People Were Shorter And Lived The Water - Watching Scotty Grow (Shimmy Disc Europe)
D Struct - This Is Real (Noize Beat)
Rektüm - Deth Soup (Manic Ears)
The Jesus And Mary Chain -  Here Comes Alice (Session)
Amayenge - Umwana Amonekela Uluchelo (Mondeca)
Microdisney - Sun (Strange Fruit)

Thursday, December 01, 2016

John Peel - 1st December 1999

Featuring Murry The Hump in session.

Frenzal Rhomb - We're Going Out Tonight (Hopeless)
Junior Demus - Get Panic (Greensleeves)
Angelica - Bring Back Her Head (Fantastic Plastic)
Murry The Hump - Cracking Up (Session)
Pacou - Return of the Speaker Buster (Konsequent)
Mum And Dad - The Human Fly (Twisted Nerve)
Badly Drawn Boy - Skidding Out of Control (Twisted Nerve)
DJ Faust - Tracking & Balance (Bomb Hip-Hop)
Ganger - Canopy (Guided Missile)
Inner Circle And Fatman Riddim Section - Too Much War (Blood & Fire)
Murry The Hump - One Fine Day (Session)
Quäker - Porto
Songs: Ohia - Being In Love (Secretly Canadian)
Fly Ashtray - The Twelve Days Of The Week Of Christmas Of Love (Dark Beloved Cloud)
Gang Of Four - At Home [He's A Tourist] (EMI)
Quads - There Must Be Thousands (Big Bear)
Misty In Roots - Man Kind (People Unite)
Freshmen - You've Never Heard Anything Like It (Release)
Quads - When Everything Is Said And Done (Big Bear)
Nagen & Saugen: (12"-Never Trust A Stranger)' (Hörspielmusik)
Murry The Hump - Five (Session)
UI - Ms Lady (Southern)
Shenley Duffus - Rukumbine (Island)
La Monja Enana - Como Lovecraft (Elefant)
Robert Pollard - Strictly Comedy (Fading Captain Series)
Freestyles - Come Back (True Playaz)
Murry The Hump - Kebab Or Shag (Session)
Papa M - Up North Kids (Domino)
Pin-Ups in Exile - Muros Transparentes [Pin-Ups in Exile Mix] (Pomelo)