- Peel mentions again the Passions gig he'd attended in Braintree the previous Friday (3rd October), which was cut short due to crowd violence. He had previously mentioned it on Monday's programme (06 October 1980), for which there is no known recording.
- Records only
- File begins at start of show, with snippet of Lenny Henry doing a David Bellamy style intro
- Cockney Rejects: With The Boys (album - Greatest Hits Vol. II) EMI ZONO 102
- Delta 5: Mind Your Own Business (7") Rough Trade RT 031
- Lee Dorsey: Get Out Of My Life Woman (album - Gonh Be Funky) Charly R&B CRB 1001
- Pauline Murray And Invisible Girls: Shoot You Down (album - Pauline Murray And The Invisible Girls) Illusive 2394 277
- Nasmak: Pig Problems (album - Nasmak Plus Instruments, Instruments Plus Nasmak) Plurex PLUREX 1800
- Elvis Costello: Clean Money (album - Taking Liberties) Columbia
- Robert Wyatt: Strange Fruit (7" - At Last I Am Free / Strange Fruit) RT 052
- Tapper Zukie: M.P.L.A.
- Hee Bee Gee Bees: Meaningless Songs (7") Original ABO 2
- Missing Presumed Dead: Family Tree (album - How's Your Bum For Cracking Walnuts?) Sequel PART 4
- Skids: Test Tube Babies (7" - Charles) No Bad NB-1
- Plasmatics: Test Tube Babies (album - New Hope For The Wretched) Stiff America USE 9
- Bruce Springsteen: Sherry Darling (album - The River) CBS CBS 88510
- Spasmodic Caress: Hit The Dead (v/a album - Presage(s)) 4AD BAD 11
- Music For Pleasure: Human Factor (7") Rage RAGE 1
- Gerry Raines: Dangerous Redhead (v/a album - Everybody Rocks) Wendi LP00008
- cuts out
- 1980-10-08 Peel Show DB198.mp3
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