• John Peel Show
  • BBC Radio One
  • 1979-08-16
  • The Bob Sargeant song is also the title track of the 1975 solo LP by the celebrated producer of numerous Peel sessions and records by artists Peel featured in this era. Sargeant also had Peel sessions as a performer.
  • Wailing Cocks track was reissued in 2008 as part of 'The Vault: Unlocked - Singles, B-Sides, Rarities & Deletions - Produced By John Peel's Manager, Clive Selwood', available at 7digital and other online digital download stores.
  • Some Chicken track was in John Peel’s Record Box. Here he mentions that it is one of his favourite records, but no one had ever requested it.
  • The Bowling Balls track is from a single sent in by Belgian listener Annick. The other side, 'Chinese Reggae' is promised for a future occasion.


(Please add details of any commercial release of this session)


  • X-Ray Spex: Oh Bondage Up Yours (single) Virgin
  • Bram Tchaikovsky: Lullaby Of Broadway (single) Radar
  • Killer: UK Subs (Peel session) – cuts off after a few seconds
  • Bob Sargeant: First Starring Role (single, 1974) RCA Victor
  • Different Eyes: Open The Box (EP - Shish) Tuzmadoner
  • Secret Affair: Time For Action (single) acetate
  • Moskow: Man From U.N.C.L.E. (single) Rialto
  • Poison Girls: Political Love (EP – Hex) Small Wonder
  • Ringo: Frankinstein (single) Greedy Puppy
  • UK Subs: I0D (Peel session)
  • Wailing Cocks: Listen To The Wailing Cocks (single) Bird’s Nest
  • Bowling Balls: God Save The Night Fever
  • Some Chicken: New Religion (single, 1977) Raw
  • XTC: Outside World / Scissor Man / Complicated Game (LP – Drums And Wires) Virgin
  • Artery: Mother Moon (single) Limited Edition
  • Capital Letters: Run Run Run (12” single) Greensleaves
  • UK Subs: Lady Esquire (Peel session)


  • 1979-8-16 John Peel Radio 1 (Incomplete).mp3
  • 1.02.42
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