• Best Of Peel Vol 15
  • 1990
  • This compilation of Peel show tracks from the early 1990s begins with two tracks from the start of 14 October 1990, and the immortal Cure CD disaster at the end comes from the 28 October 1990 show. The mix was made available by Peel Mailing List user parkermike81.
  • John talks about the birthday celebrations for his wife and his son William's film-making.
  • Within this compilation are two complete session recordings.


  • Colon, one and only session. Recorded 1990-07-03. First broadcast 31 July 1990, repeated 21 October 1990. No known commercial release.
  • S.O.B., one and only session. Recorded 1990-10-11. First broadcast 27 October 1990. Unofficial release on 7 inch. The final two tracks appear on this release but are unlisted in The Peel Sessions (Garner, K., BBC Books, 2007).


Part 1

Part 2

  • Shamen: Lightspan (mini-album - En Tek) One Little Indian TPLP22L 21 October 1990
  • Youth Of Today: 'Envy (7 inch-clear vinyl)' (Revelation) 21 October 1990
  • Colon: 'Top Quality Sturdy Bargains' (Peel Session) 21 October 1990
  • (JP: 'I'm a great fan of sumo wrestling on television. For a couple of years, it was quite fashionable: not quite sure that it's so fashionable now. I like it for lots of reasons, one of them being that it makes me feel positively svelte and actually really rather lovely and easy on the eye. Nobody else has actually confirmed this for me, but it does make me feel slightly better when I look at these chaps. In the last basha that was televised, I can never remember the names of the participants, which is embarassing, because I want to be able to trot them off and really impress you, But there was a Yokozuna who kind of disgraced himself by losing more contests than he won. If you do that, you have to kind of volunteer for oblivion, is my understanding of it. You have to kind of...go to the governing body of the sport as it were, and apply to be sacked. It's terribly grim, and I wonder what became of him, because he's a man I rather liked when I heard him being interviewed...I mention all of this because there's a track from a seven inch EP on Bath Records of Madison, Wisconsin...The Garlic Boys, and this is called 'Yokozuna'.)
  • Garlic Boys: 'Yokazuna (EP)' (Public Bath) 21 October 1990
  • Icky Joey: 'Zara (EP)' (Cee Zee) 21 October 1990
  • Colon: 'Sex Cadet' (Peel Session) 21 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Over The Line' (Peel Session) (initially refuses to start) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Humanity Of Stupidity' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Obsessed With Wickedness' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • Tar: 'Les Paul Worries (LP-Roundhouse)' (Amphetamine Reptile) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'What's The Truth' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Unseen Terror' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Why' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • Helmet: 'Repetition (LP-Strap It On)' (Amphetamine Reptile) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Egofix' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • S.O.B.: 'Device' (Peel Session) 27 October 1990
  • Cure: 'Hello I Love You (Compilation CD-Rubaiyat: Elektra's 40th Anniversary)' (Elektra) 28 October 1990


  • best of peel vol 15 (with introductions) parts 1 & 2
  • Part 1 - 00:46:11
  • Part 2 - 00:45:23