• 1984-12-18



Session Tracks

1984 Festive Fifty: Numbers 50-41

  • 50: Working Week, 'Venceremos (We Will Win) (7 inch Bossa Version)' (Virgin) #
  • 49: Cocteau Twins, 'Pepper Tree (12 inch-B side of Spangle Maker)' (4AD)
  • 48: Bronski Beat, 'Smalltown Boy (7 inch)' (Forbidden Fruit)
  • (JP: 'There you are, you see, it's not all wilfully obscure stuff.')
  • 47: Echo And The Bunnymen, 'Thorn Of Crowns (LP-Ocean Rain)' (Korova) #
  • 46: Hard Corps, 'Dirty (12 inch-extended version)' (Survival Records) #
  • 45: Pogues, 'Dark Streets Of London (LP-Red Roses For Me)' (Stiff) (JP: 'A favourite of my former Rhythm Pal.') #
  • (JP: 'I'd have given my vote to 'Dingle Regatta', but this is your chart, dear friends.')
  • 44: Fall, 'No Bulbs (LP-The Wonderful And Frightening World Of The Fall)' (Beggars Banquet) #
  • (JP: 'Still the band whose new records I look forward to more than any other.')
  • 43: New Model Army, 'Vengeance (LP-Vengeance)' (Abstract Sounds) #
  • 42: Frank Chickens, 'Blue Canary' (Peel Session)
  • 41: Special AKA, 'Nelson Mandela (7 inch)' (Two-Tone)
  • (JP: 'Should have been higher, brothers and sisters.')


  • 1) JP19841218.mp3
  • 2) ff84 Part 1
  • 3) 1984-12-18 Peel Show.mp3
  • 4) John Peel 1984-12-18.mp3
  • 1) 01:03:04
  • 2) 00:44:34
  • 3) 00:45:17
  • 4) 00:15:20 (12:35 unique content)
  • 1) Very good stereo sound at 256 kbps. Many thanks to Peel Mailing List member ray_b2 for uploading this show.
  • 3) Excellent stereo sound at 192 kpbs. This contains all of the Everything But The Girl and Jesus and Mary Chain session tracks, as well as a continuous section of the chart rundown. Many thanks to Weatherman22 for uploading this show. Created from tape SB372.
  • 4) Taken from a haul of 1500 mixed edited radio show tapes, purchased from a Scottish collector by a group including Peel Mailing List member Haze.

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