• 1971-07-24



  • File starts in the middle of the track below
  • George Harrison: Bangla-Desh (7" - Bangla-Desh / Deep Blue) Apple
  • Medicine Head: Pictures In The Sky (session)
  • Rod Stewart: Reason To Believe (7") Mercury (Peel calls this "a classic" and recommends his listeners to buy it, even if they already have it on the Every Picture Tells A Story LP, so that Rod Stewart can appear on Top Of The Pops.[1])
  • Quiver: Glad I Came Around (LP - Quiver) Warner Bros. (JP: "I'd like to have an 8-track of that to play in the van....")
  • Donovan: Jabberwocky (LP - HMS Donovan) Dawn
  • Elastic Oz Band: God Save Us (7") Apple (Song written by Lennon and Ono in support of Oz magazine, then facing an obscenity trial at which JP would appear. He dedicates it to Oz editors "Richard (Neville), Jim (Anderson) and Felix (Dennis) with love...")
  • Brotherhood Of Breath: Union Special (session)
(News - main items; Foreign Secretary sends message to president of Sudan after failed coup with involvement of Libya and Iraq; families in Belfast moved out of their street after rioting; American air passengers stranded at Heathrow Airport after cancellation of charter flight; rain stops play for half an hour in England-India Test Match.)


  • BBC Radio One 247m =>> John Peel : Top Gear <<= Sat. 24th July 1971 15.05-16.02 hrs.
  • 0:57:20
  • Thanks to Alfred Bunzl


  1. In fact, Stewart - with the Faces, and Peel miming the mandolin part - did so after the single had been flipped and the orginal B-side, "Maggie May", had topped the charts

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