- A shorter than usual programme (90 minutes) due to coverage of the Mercury Music Award.
- As revealed by Sheila's introduction, the Lonnie Donegan record played as tonight's Pig's Big 78 was a birthday gift from son William.
- Wire, #5. Recorded 2002-07-21. No known commercial release.
- File 2 begins at start of show
- Torn Apart - She's Going Home (LP - Ten Songs For the Bleeding Hearts) (Ferret Music)
- File 1 cuts in ...
- King Tubby And Friends: Man Soon (album - Dub Sound System Dub Vol. 1) Original Music OMLP039
- After much fanfare about Wire's third session it decides not to play, leaving JP very flustered. Then when he has given up on it, he seems to have successfully played it without meaning to....
- Wire: Spent (session)
- Future Prophecies: Air Rage (EP - The Four Elements) Renegade Hardware
- Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster: Psychosis Safari (album - Horse Of The Dog) ¤
- DJ Rupture: Fallen Angels, Same Time, 3:37, I Remember Nothing More (album - Minesweeper) Tigerbeat 6 MEAOW 045 ¤
- Aqua Vista: The Model (EP - Go Feral) Purr PURR 004
- Half Man Half Biscuit: The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Is The Light Of The Oncoming Train) (album - Cammell Laird Social Club) Probe Plus PROBE52CD ¤
- Wire: I Don't Understand (session)
- Styles: Odimok (split single with Hixxy - Together With A Smile) Jelly Baby jelly001
- Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group: Rock O'My Soul (b/w 7" - Tom Dooley) Pye 7N 15172 Pig's Big 78 2002 ¤
- Miss Black America: Strobe (album - God Bless Miss Black America) Integrity INT 013 ¤
- Mastodon: Burning Man (album - Remission) Relapse RR 6523-2 ¤
- Datsuns: Sittin' Pretty (album - The Datsuns) Hellsquad 63881-27146-2
- Boom Bip: Roads To Roll (album - Seed To Sun) Lex lex006 ¤
- Wire: 1st Fast (session)
- wee chat with Mary Anne Hobbs
- Capital Stereo Conspiracy: Anyone But Me (EP - Cat Sequence) Press The Eject And Give Me The Tape
- Johnny Clarke: Love Your Brothers And Sisters () Jackpot ¤
- DJ Zinc: As We Do (12" - Fair Fight / As We Do) Bingo Beats BINGO 008
- Wire: 99.9 (session)
- Uphill Battle: Ripped Off Face (sampler) Relapse ¤
- end of show
- 1) John_Peel_20020917-last87m.mp3
- 2) 2002-09-17 John Peel 170902 composite.mp3
- 1) 1:27:25 (to 1:26:29)
- 2) 1:28:36
- 1) Many thanks to B!
- 2) Many thanks to Ian
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