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27 July 1978

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Show

Name
Station
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1978-07-27
Comments
  • Jilted John single, previously played by JP on the original Rabid release, had now been picked up by EMI. It would go on to become a major UK chart hit.
  • New Rezillos and Steel Pulse albums, both featured in 14 July 1978 show, appear in new album chart, alongside various others.
  • Discusses impending Radio One “Fun Day” at Mallory Park.
  • Mentions that he wasn’t able to play “Sins of A Family” by PF Sloan (writer of “Eve Of Destruction”) when working in Oklahoma City because it was too controversial.
  • Roshelle Anderson song was discovered after his death in John Peel's Record Box, which contained some of his favourite singles.
  • Reads New York Dolls request “Simon Bates style,” with orchestral backing from what sounds like Portsmouth Sinfonia.
  • Left Hand Drive a-side disqualified from show for mentioning the phrase “Rock & Roll” in the title.

Session


Tracklisting


File

Name
  • Peel_19780727.flac
  • Peel_19780727.mp3
Length
  • 1.47.56
Other
Available
  • Mooo (flac version)
  • Mooo (mp3 version)

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