• 1980-07-16
  • Mentions going for a coffee with Andy Fairweather-Lowe and discussing the merits of the Charly blues series.
  • Has a reply to his question about whether any bands come from Shipley (the home of The Pig) in the form of a letter from a band called Heaven 17 " of good fortune to them.."Possibly not THE Heaven 17 as they were from Sheffield?
  • First reports that Closer is selling in "embarassing quantities" which should help Factory afford to press up more of the Komakino flexis
  • Session guests Glass Torpedoes are on tour with Gary Glitter!!
  • Full tracklisting is also available at John Peel Papers. Many thanks to the uploader to the John Peel Papers at Facebook for sharing the information. [1]


  • No known commercial release.


Files 2 & 4 begin at start of show

File 2 ends and File 3 begins

File 3 ends

File 4 ends

File 1 ends at end of show


  • (1) 1980-07-16 John Peel Radio 1.mp3
  • (2) 1980-06-00a.mp3
  • (3) 1980-06-00b.mp3
  • (4) 1980-07-16 Peel Show DB181.mp3
  • (1) 01:59:42 (COMPLETE SHOW - only the intro and the start of the first track is missing)
  • (2) 46:54 (Start of show including intro)
  • (3) 46:27 (segment to 37:50 only, last track is King Stit and the Dynamites) Last two tracks from unknown other show, likely to be late Feb 1980. Specials Skinheads Symphony and Clock DVA: Brigade (Compilation EP-1980 The First 15 Minutes) Neutron
  • (4) 01:33:36
  • (1) T269 of the 400 Box.
  • Another tape of dubious quality - this one has some serious wobble at the end of side one and the start of side two, but is otherwise OK.
  • Files 2 and 3 are of higher FM quality.  
  • File 4 is in excellent FM Stereo, from DB181 of Derby Box, digitised by Weatherman22.
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