Another in a series of Peel compilations from various periods compiled by Mark, this one from the period when he was quite clearly smitten.
Talisman, one and only session. Recorded 1981-09-07, first broadcast 09 September 1981. No known commercial release.
Method Actors, one and only session. Recorded 1981-07-18, first broadcast 22 July 1981, this repeat 09 September 1981. No known commercial release.
A Formal Sigh, one and only session. Recorded 1981-09-05, first broadcast 10 September 1981. No known commercial release.
Nightingales, #2. Recorded 1981-07-06, first broadcast 07 July 1981, this repeat 10 September 1981.
Fall, #5. Recorded 1981-08-19, first broadcast 26 August 1981, this repeat 15 September 1981. Available on The Complete Peel Sessions 1978-2004 (Castle).
Pigbag, one and only session. Recorded 1981-09-09, first broadcast 15 September 1981. No known commercial release.
Altered Images: 'Legionaire (LP- Happy Birthday)' (Epic) 09 September 1981
(JP: 'I've obtained...well...on somebody else's desk, a photograph of Clare of Altered Images, which is on my desk, on the console, even as I speak to you. And...er...I shall say no more on the subject.')
Lurkers: 'I Don't Need To Tell Her ( 7 inch)' (Beggars Banquet) 09 September 1981
(JP: 'All our yesteryears, those loveable Lurkers from way back when. I can be a real disc jockey, you know, I'm working well tonight.')
Talisman: 'Wicked Dem' (Peel Session)  09 September 1981
(A highly amusing piece in which John roleplays alongside a Vincent Price record, after which he threatens to continue to do so for the rest of the programme.)
Rip Rig And Panic: Go, Go, Go! (This Is It) ( 7") Virgin VS 445 09 September 1981
NA Pop 2000: 'So-so (LP-A Warped Sense Of Humour)' (Peartree) 09 September 1981
Method Actors: 'E-Y-E' (Peel Session) 09 September 1981
Talisman: 'Run Come Girl' (Peel Session) 09 September 1981
Revillos: 'Monster Man (7 inch- She's Fallen In Love With A Monster Man)' (Superville)
(JP: 'This next single is something I suggested the Revillos ought to cover, and they seem to have ignored my suggestion, so I shall just go ahead and play it, and you can record it if you like.')
Annette Funicello: 'Jo Jo The Dog Faced Boy (LP- Annette)' (Disney)
A Formal Sigh: 'Ev Rev' (Peel Session) 10 September 1981
(JP: 'I'm very partial to that, I must say.')
Nightingales: '(One) Mistake' (Peel Session) 10 September 1981
Wailing Souls: 'Who No Waan Come (LP- Wailing)' (Jah Guidance) 10 September 1981
Comsat Angels: 'Our Secret (LP- Sleep No More)' (Polydor)
Bananarama: 'Aie A Mwana ( 7 inch)' (Demon)
 Black Blood: 'A.I.E. (A Mwana) (LP- A.I.E.)' (Mainstream)
Slits: 'Earthbeat And Earthdub (12 inch- Earthbeat)' (CBS)
Adam And The Ants: 'Prince Charming ( 7 inch)' (CBS) 15 September 1981
(Peel fades this early, as he has an ulterior motive in playing this...)
Rolf Harris: 'War Canoe ( 7 inch)' (Columbia) (...which bears an uncanny resemblance.) 15 September 1981
Fall: 'Deer Park' (Peel Session) 15 September 1981
Thundertones: 'Hot Ice (LP-The Best In Buried Sound)' (Ostrich) 15 September 1981
(JP: 'Profoundly lo-fi, that, for which I apologise, but only half-heartedly.')
Undertones: 'What's With Terry? (LP- Hypnotised)' (Sire) 15 September 1981
Pigbag: 'Me And Your Shadow' (Peel Session) 15 September 1981
Maximum Joy: 'Stretch ( 7 inch)' (Y) 15 September 1981
Scientist(2): 'Wa Di Is Free (LP- Scientist Meets The Roots Radics)' (Selena) 15 September 1981
Max Romeo: 'War In A Babylon ( 7 inch)' (Charmax Music)
(the beginning of the Altered Images track featured at the start of the tape)
↑ As JP remarks, their first session was for Richard Skinner, 'months and months ago. He scoops us on everything.'
↑ Produced by Paul Cook of the
Sex Pistols. Apparently. Followed by the original version.
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