Peel's answer to the "age-old musical question" posed by PS I Love You, "Where On Earth Is Kevin Shields?": "Sitting at home listening to the John Peel wingding on Radio One, every Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday night, I think, as he usually does." In fact, the missing My Bloody Valentine guitarist would soon be back in action playing with Primal Scream on the band's XTRMNTR album.
Says he’d never heard the original of “Some Other Guy” (covered by the Beatles and many others) before the recent release of a Kent compilation and thinks the version by Richie Barrett may be the best.
The Sieste track is from one of the Kill The Rest releases brought back from Japan by son William.
There's a brief reprise of the final session track by Calexico before a quick switch to Union Kid, who will be in session the following night.
(JP: "This is a record by Augustus Pablo, the late Augustus Pablo alas. And I should have paid some sort of tribute to him at the time. Failed to do so, as I often do on these occasions, but Andy Kershaw pointed it out to Radio One listeners in his programme last Thursday.")