Start of show: "No question about that, and a nice rowdy record anyway to get us underway."
John does a Dave Lee Travis and plays his chair, the noisiest he thinks he's ever had.
A final decision is made to run two Festive Fifties, "and if it doesn't work out, we'll end up by doing neither of them".
The Peelenium features an unprecedented 10 tracks, and JP reveals that he was one of the few people to like the Rolling Stones LP featured in it.
Ella Mae Morse died on October 16 and Peel plays one of her hits in tribute.
Tram, #2. Recorded 1999-09-05. No known commercial release.
Country Joe & The Fish: 'Pat's Song (LP- I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die)' (Vanguard)
Beatles: 'I Am The Walrus (LP- Magical Mystery Tour)' (Parlophone)
Who: 'I Can See For Miles (LP- The Who Sell Out)' (Track)
Rolling Stones: 'She's A Rainbow (LP- Their Satanic Majesties Request)' (Decca)
(JP: 'You may have seen from reading the papers an obituary of Ella Mae Morse. I played you on a couple of occasions a song of hers called Forty Cups Of Coffee, which used to get played a lot on the radio when I was about that big, but this is probably her biggest hit.')
Blue Cheer: 'Summertime Blues (LP- Vincebus Eruptum)' (Philips)
Purple Gang: 'Granny Takes A Trip ( 7")' (Transatlantic)
Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band: 'Sure 'Nuff'N Yes I Do (LP- Safe As Milk)' (Buddah)
Love: 'The Castle (LP- Da Capo)' (Elektra)
Pink Floyd: 'Arnold Layne ( 7")' (EMI Columbia)
James Carr: 'The Dark End Of The Street ( 7")' (Goldwax)
a) Peel Show 1999-11-03
a) Many thanks to the taper.
b) Many thanks to max-dat.
↑ Identified by Peel as one of
Andy Kershaw's favourite tracks.