A two-hour show of which a little under half survives. The available portions are in two parts, one containing material from another show (see below).
John's playing of a new single by Bill Nelson prompts him to dig out Be Bop Deluxe's first single from 1973. He admits having had two copies and lending one to an unknown party at Radio 1 and never getting it back.
The Radio Times featured this review under tonight's listing (excerpt): "Since Radio 1 began, there has been a seemingly endless stream of groups introduced to the listeners through guesting on John Peel's programme, most of whom have become important and influential in their own musical field...Tonight's guests are unknown, and as yet unavailable on record. Perhaps this is only the beginning for The Monoconics, a Sunderland trio, and Manchester's Diagram Brothers, not related, but all claiming the surname Diagram".
(JP: 'Curiously enough, and this is absolutely true, I did have a dream last night that I do remember being in colour. Walters and myself were in Dallas, Texas, and what exactly we were doing there I don't know. Not a lot, as I recall.')
(JP: 'Do animals believe in God? I think the answer is probably a resounding "no". My dog Maya thinks that I'm God: a rather unsatisfactory god, certainly, but God nevertheless. I feel like God meself a little bit when he lies at my feet and stares up adoringly at me, and I pat him in a reassuring and slightly patronising fashion.')