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22 August 1978

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Show

Name
Station
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1978-08-22
Comments
  • Peel plays both sides of the new single from Devo. He introduces the b-side with the words, "what sort of score are you boys looking for when Liverpool visit Maine Road on Saturday?" (the song begins with a count of "1,2 1,2"). The match itself finished Manchester City 1-4 Liverpool.
  • The Roy Brown track was not the one Peel intended to play. He blames incorrect labelling on the record.

Sessions

Available on The Radio Sessions (CD, Underground, 1995)

(Please add details of any commercial release of these sessions)

Tracklisting

  • Files 1 & 3 begin at start of show
JP: "Do you know, I was feeling really crummy until I heard the football results. Now why wasn't I at Portman Road? Well, because I was here actually is the reason for that but - another two goals for Kenny."
(JP - 'Each week we get a copy of the Top 75, but we're only allowed to tell you the top 40. So I can't tell you where Siouxsie And The Banshees come in this week, but I tell you what, if they rise another 9 places, next week, I will be able to tell you where they are'). (link to singles chart)
(JP - 'last time I played this track I got a letter from a collective in Cleethorpes threatening to come down and duff me up if I played it again. Well, I'm playing it again.')

File

Name
  • 1) 1978-08-22 Tapes 023 and 024.mp3
  • 2) 1978-08-22 John Peel incomplete.mp3
  • 3) 1978-08-22 John Peel Radio 1 DB004 DB005.mp3
Length
  • 1) 1:02:48
  • 2) 24:11
  • 3) 1:57:27
Other
Available

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