- Third of four shows featuring the legendary 1977 Festive Fifty (actually Festive 61, with tracks chosen by Peel rather than listeners).
- No recording of the Festive Fifty section of this show has yet surfaced. If you have one, please contact the Peel Mailing List.
- Information on the show courtesy of Ken Garner, who first published details of the 1977 Festive Fifty in The Peel Sessions. Many thanks, Ken!
- Faces (live):
- Silicone Growth
- Cindy Incidentally
- Memphis Tennessee
- If I’m On The Late Side
- My Fault
- Borstal Boys
- Stay With Me
- You’re My Girl (I Don’t Want To Discuss It)
- Twistin’ The Night Away
- Miss Judy’s Farm
- Jealous Guy
- Too Bad
- (JP: 'Ah, there they go, bless 'em.')
1977 Festive Fifty: Numbers 31-17
- (JP: 'Now for those who missed last week's programmes, I'm currently working my way through my personal top 60 of 1977. I realise this is blindingly irrelevant, but it does afford me some innocent pleasure. Here's number 31.')
end of file b
- 31: Lurkers: Love Story (single) Beggars Banquet
- 30: King Short Shirt: Nobody Go Run Me (single) Weed Beat
- 29: Generation X: Your Generation (single) Chrysalis
- 28: Iggy Pop: Success (LP – Lust For Life) RCA
- 27: Clash: White Riot (LP – The Clash) CBS
- 26: Jeff Beck With Jan Hammer: Blue Wind (LP – Jeff Beck With The Jan Hammer Group Live) Epic
- 25: Status Quo: Can't Give You More (LP – Rockin’ All Over The World) Vertigo
- 24: Jah Woosh: Freedom Connection (single) Jamaica Sound
- 23: Ramones: Pinhead (LP – Leave Home) Sire
- 22: Sham 69: I Don't Wanna (single) Step Forward
- 21: Stranglers: London Lady (single) United Artists
- 20: Boys: Box Number (LP – The Boys) NEMS
- 19: Yobs: The Worm Song (single) NEMS 
- 18: Motors: Emergency (LP – Motors) Virgin
- 17: Culture: See Them Come (LP – Two Sevens Clash) Joe GIbbs
- a) 1977-12-26 John Peel Radio 1 (Faces 1973).mp3
- b) John Peel 1977.12.26 Faces (73)
- a) 00:57:18
- b) 00:59:14
- Second file, although slightly longer than the first, includes a couple of false starts, but at least provides a Peel link to the chart.
- ↑ 'The Boys' and 'The Yobs' are actually the same band. The latter was an alter ego used for a Christmas album they recorded. One of the singles from that album had the B-Side "The Worm Song".