- Show intro is missing.
- Peel recalls meeting the Cure at this year's Reading Festival, for which he acted as the compere.
- Madame X of the New York Blondes was rumoured to be Debbie Harry of Blondie.
- More records from Scandinavia (Mean Ones, Ebba Grön, Kriminella Gitarrer). See 29 October 1979.
- Peel explains the spiritual deity Snibri that he and John Walters worship - "the god of small coincidences which work to your advantage".
- A terrible Britt Ekland pun accompanies the second of the Swedish records, for which Peel subsequently apologises: "I'm after a morning programme to be honest with you. So, this is your hairy cup of cocoa coming down the A45 from Bury St Edmunds..."
- Damned: Smash It Up (LP – Machine Gun Etiquette) Chiswick
- Dodgems: Lord Lucan Is Missing (Peel session)
- JP: "If the Dodgems themselves had disappeared after writing that song, they'd have contributed more to our lives I think than most people do in a lifetime."
- JP: "Well I suppose really when it comes right down to it, it's the train bit that does it, but it's a very good single for all that and I must try and persuade some of the other lads to play it if I can, because I think it would be good to hear that on daytime radio."
- New York Blondes ft Madame X: Little GTO (7") London
- Cairo: I Like Bluebeat (7") Absurd
- Prince Buster: It's Burke's Law (12") Blue Beat
- Jam: Eton Rifles (7") Polydor
- Deaf Aids: Do It Again (7") Regional
- Wild Beasts: Minimum Maximum (7") Fried Egg
- Mean Ones: Sun On Mun (7") Rokit
- Dodgems: Muscle Beach (Peel session)
- Mikey Dread: Barber Saloon (LP - Evolutionary Rockers) Dread At The Controls
- Otis Redding: I've Been Loving You Too Long
- Killing Joke: Are You Receiving? (single) Malicious Damage
- Linton Kwesi Johnson: Sonny's Lettah (single) Island
- Ze Popes: Sexy Pyjamas (7") Plurex
- Essential Logic: Alkaline Loaf In The Area (LP - Beat Rhythm News) Rough Trade
- Specials: A Message To You Rudy (7") Two-Tone
- Dodgems: Baby You're So Science Fiction (Peel session)
- Ebba Grön: Tyst För Fan (Shut The Hell Up) (7") Mistlur
- Protex: I Can Only Dream (7") Polydor
- Sugar Minott: World Of Sorrow (single) Lightning
- Passions: Hunted (7") Fiction
- Swell Maps: Read About Seymour (7") Rough Trade
- Fantastic Baggys: Anywhere The Girls Are (Various LP - Pebbles Vol. 4) BFD
- Pathetix: What Do You Expect? (7") TJM
- Dodgems: Gotta Give It Up (Peel session)
- JP: "This next record - I keep hoping that people will write in and request it, and they haven't done yet. So I shall keep playing it until you do request it."
- Notsensibles: I'm In Love With Margaret Thatcher (7") Redball
- TPI: She's Too Clever For Me (7") Clever
- Kriminella Gitarrer: 36 Patroner (7") Kloaak
- Militant Barry: Mojo Working (LP - Green Valley) Manic
- MX-80 Sound: Lady In Pain (Various LP - Subterranean Modern) Ralph
- JP: "(Adopts cheesy DJ voice) For those of you who'd rather hear lady of Spain, here's Les Paul!"
- Les Paul: Lady Of Spain
- News at midnight read by James Alexander Gordon.
- 1979-11-01 John Peel Radio 1.flac