• 1990-11-18
  • Peel says he hasn't seen football since Scotland played Bulgaria and the high point of that was seeing Pat Nevin in Cyrillic characters on television.
  • Peel mentions that the Medicine Head track is from an LP that he produced.
  • An unnamed female voice, merely referred to as his 'alternative sponsor', invites votes for the 1990 Festive Fifty.
  • Peel plays a session version by L7 covering Dead Kennedys' Let's Lynch The Landlord.
  • Peel sets a competition for listeners to win the Fall's VHS8489 video. The question is who wrote The Fall's Victoria track? The answer is actually the Kinks.


  • L7, one and only session. Recorded 1990-11-01. No known commercial release.
  • Filthkick, #2 (repeat). Recorded 1990-08-07. No known commercial release. Missing tracks: 'Rise/Gein Within/Just Another Word', 'This Void Of Ignorance' and 'Brain Fry'.


(JP: 'Thank you very much Andy, I was going to say can I borrow your earphones because mine seem to go wrong, which they've gone better again, either like that or I'm going deaf in my left ear. This is Nirvana to start the programme, excellent single, Sliver')
(JP: 'And just to show you this is where the hits are happening on 1FM, this is the record that is currently at number 79 in the Record Mirror club chart, and going down, Blade')
(JP's children: 'Oh daddy likes the Fall')

Tracks marked @ on File 4


  • 1-2) Peel Show 1990-11-18 pts 1 & 2
  • 3) JohnPeel_19901118.mp3
  • 4) 1990-11-xx Peel Late November
  • 5) 020A-B7556XXXXXXX-0100M0.mp3
  • 1) Part 1 - 0:46:22
  • 2) Part 2 - 0:46:28
  • 3) 0:47:04
  • 4) 1:16:32 (until 0:38:00) (to 4:11, from 24:13 unique)
  • 5) 3:00:02
  • 1-2) File 1 and 2 created from CB021 of 500 Box.
  • 1-2) The index card erroneously identifies the show's date as 11 November 1990.
  • 1-2) Judging from a timecheck inserted into the show by JP just before 0:21:00 in Part B, the show appears to be missing the first 17 minutes and the last 1 hour 12 minutes.
  • 4) Created from tapes SB841 and SB842 of Weatherman22's Tapes. Peel Late November 1990
  • 5) Recordings at the British Library
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