- Peel says at the moment, music is overrun by average rockabilly bands such as the Stray Cats, which he doesn't mention the name, and plays at the beginning of the show a rockabilly band from the Shakin' Pyramids that he likes.
- Shakin' Pyramids: Too N-N-N-Nervous To Rock (7" - Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll) Virgin
- TV21: Snakes And Ladders (2x7") DERAM
- Gas: Ignore Me (7") Polydor
- Wah!: Otherboys (album - Nah=Poo - The Art Of Bluff) Eternal
- Bill Nelson: Youth Of Nation On Fire (7") Mercury
- A Flock Of Seagulls: (It's Not Me) Talking (7" - Talking) Cocteau
- Angelic Upstarts: Mensi's Marauders (album - 2,000,000 Voices) Angelic Upstarts
- Red Beat: Survival (7" - Survival / See) Manic Machine Products
- John Peel On BBC WS - 1981-07-09.mp3
- Thanks to Eddie Berlin!