Peel was due to present Top Of The Pops the following day and reads out the acts he'd be introducing, comprising Mari Wilson, Tears For Fears, The Pinkees ( YouTube), Barry Manilow ('there's a fellow', he laughs), Melba Moore, Ultravox, Musical Youth, "and in our necrophilia section, the Beatles".
Icon AD. First broadcast of one and only session.
Associates #2. Repeat of session first broadcast 19 April 1982. Released on 'The Radio One Sessions 1981-1983' (Strange Fruit SFRSCD115, 2003)
Walters, whose function on these occasions seems to be basically to demoralise me, tells me that my attempts to speak with a German accent actually sound Welsh. I don't think this is true for a moment. And so I'm rather hesitant about saying once again 'Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft'...")
(JP: "They're bridging the considerable gulf between
Adam Ant and Marc Bolan.")
Associates: Waiting For The Love Boat (session)
Anne Clark: Short Story (LP - The Sitting Room) Red Flame
Pastels: Heavens Above ('Songs for Children' 7") Whaam!
Icon AD: Face The Facts (session)
XXOO: Tracks Of My Tears (b-side 7") Press Records
1982-10-13 John Peel BBC Radio 1.mp3