• 1986-12-01
  • Edited Highlights (13:37) only includes Billy Bragg's session and Terence Tsoi
  • John Leonhard's Dad tape (2:03:28) has the full show on the Mooo Server



  • News
  • Very Things: This Is Motortown (7") D.C.L. Electric
  • File 3 cuts in
  • Wedding Present: Felicity (EP - The Peel Sessions) Strange Fruit
  • Screwdriver: No Momma (LP - No Momma) Volcano
  • Weather Prophets: Swimming Pool Blue (Peel Session)
  • Frick 'N' Frack: You Shouldn't Have Done It (7") Romil
  • Billy Bragg: The Warmest Room (Peel Session) *
  • Raymen: Pipeline (LP - Desert Drive) Rebel Rec
  • Raymen: Desert Drive (LP - Desert Drive) Rebel Rec
  • Holger Hiller: We Don't Write Anything On Paper Or So (LP - Oben Im Eck) Mute
  • Weather Prophets: Hollow Heart (Peel Session)
  • Bhundu Boys: Faka Puresha (source unknown) [1]
  • Fall: Hey! Luciani (12") Beggars Banquet
  • Barrington Levy: Come (7") Jah Life Time (Peel mentions it's from an import, which later on was released as a single in 1990)
  • File 3 ends
  • Billy Bragg: 'Chile, Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto (Peel Session)' *
(JP: 'And those of you who are concerned about balance, if somebody writes a barnstorming number expressing unreserved admiration for the Chilean or South African regimes, well we'll certainly listen to it.')
  • DST: Rock The House In Japan (12") Epic
  • Tape Edit
  • Shamen: Young Till Yesterday (7") Moksha Recordings
  • Sam Baker: I Can't Break Away (LP - Bringing You Some Soul) Charly R&B
  • Weather Prophets: She Comes From The Rain (Peel Session)
  • Twang: Sharp (7") Ron Johnson
  • Joy Division: She's Lost Control (EP - The Peel Sessions) Strange Fruit
  • Burning Spear: We Are Going (LP - People Of The World) Greensleeves
  • Billy Bragg: 'Ideology (Peel Session)' *
  • Slickee Boys: Misunderstood (v/a LP - Play New Rose For Me) New Rose
  • Willie Mitchell: 20-75 (LP - That Driving Beat) Hi
  • Wire: A Serious Of Snakes (EP - Snakedrill) Mute
  • Weather Prophets: Faithful (Peel Session)
  • Worse 'Em: Triple M Bass (12") Profile
  • Billy Bragg: 'Greetings To The New Brunette (Peel Session)' *
(JP: 'The reason why I'm tittering slightly in the background is because while that was going on I decided to adjust my clothing prior to setting off on the drive home and in so doing I managed to incorporate some of the studio wiring in my fly, so if there's a sudden rush - a sudden whoosh - and I stop talking, and you hear the sound of flames crackling in the background, that's what's happened.')
  • Terence Tsoi (蔡國權): 'Careless Whisper' (in Cantonese) [fade out] *
  • complete news and transmission into BBC Radio 2


  • 1) JP19861201.mp3
  • 2) Peel 1986-12-01 (p).mp3
  • 3) John Peel 01 Dec 1986.mp3
  • 1) 0:13:37
  • 2) 2:03:28
  • 3) 0:46:38
  • 1) 192k stereo MP3
  • 3) Many thanks to Tim.
  1. Peel mentions the track is not on their current album Shabini. It later appeared on The Shed Sessions, a compilation of the band's first two (Zimbabwe only) albums released in 1983 and 1984, suggesting Peel could have played it from one of those.
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