• John Peel Show
  • BBC Radio One
  • 2001-07-03
  • The show's session is a 30 minute DJ mix from Radio One employee William Wilberforce, whom Peel describes as "the most effortlessly cool person I've ever met in all of my life."
  • Peel says he once did a Round Table (Radio One's weekly singles review show) with hit songwriters Leiber and Stoller, "and all they did was talk about lawyers and accountants, it was rather disappointing really."
  • Three tracks from the forthcoming Strokes debut album are aired.



  • (JP: 'Is this it?)
  • Strokes: Take It Or Leave It (LP - Is This It) White label
  • Prince Charming: I Want You, I Need You, I Love You, Selena (LP - Somewhere In Paradise) Lovecraft Technologies Records
  • Invisbl Skratch Piklz: Word Cut Skratch (LP - Turntables By The Bay Vol 2) Hip Hop Slam
  • Man Or Astroman?: The Wayward Meteor (CD - Beyond the Black Hole) Estrus
  • MC Mabon: Go On Get It Out (LP - The Hunt For Meaning) Ankstmusik Records
  • Bonny Billy: Just To See You Smile (EP - More Reverie) Temporary Residence Records
  • Ronnie Ronalde: On Wings Of Song (CD - EMI Present The Magic of Ronnie Ronalde)
  • Rock Of Travolta: Giant Robo (LP - My Band's Better Than Yours) Juggernaut Records
  • (JP: 'Speaking of recent rock festivals, one of the highlights of recent Glastonbury for me was standing at the back of the stage while Dreadzone were playing, dancing my silly old man's dance.)
  • Dreadzone: Believing In It (12"" Rufflife Records
  • Half Man Half Biscuit: Worried Man Blues (EP - Editor's Recommendation) Probe Plus
  • Strokes: Soma (LP - Is This It) White label
  • Big Boy Groves & Band: I Gotta New Car (CD - The Spark Records Story) Ace
  • Nitty Kutchie: Ups And Downs (7") Militant Musik Records
  • Willber Willberforce: DJ Set (session)
  • Econoline: Ounces And Ounces Of Solid Goodness ('As The Duck Bit Back Pt. 2' split 7" with Caretaker) Big Scary Monsters Records
  • Sam Lightnin' Hopkins: Unsuccessful Blues (78 - Goldstar Records) - Pig's Big 78
  • Luciano: Long Story (?) Scorpio Records
  • New Order: Crystal (?) White label
  • Chat with Mary Anne Hobbs.
  • Bhundu Boys: Une Shuwa Here (LP - The Shed Sessions) Sadza
  • Strokes: Trying Your Luck (LP - Is This It) White label
  • Cause 4 Concern: D-Tox (EP - Out of Town) Industry Recordings
  • Rapture: The Jam (LP - Out Of The Races And Onto The Tracks) Sub Pop Records
  • Scrotum Grinder: To Hell With The Enlightenment (LP - The Greatest Sonic Abomination Ever) Prank
  • (JP: 'They're moving into the vacant house just down the road from you.)


  • John Peel 03-07-01.mp3
  • 2:00:33
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