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  • 1985-10-22
  • Half Man Half Biscuit track played at the wrong speed.
  • The correct date of this show is 22nd October 1985 not 1982-10-22 as initially circulated.


  • Terry And Gerry #3 (Repeat). Recorded 1985-09-24. No known commercial release.
  • The Woodentops #2 (Repeat). Recorded 1985-08-27. Available on "The BBC Sessions" Renascent Records REN CD21.


  • The Screaming Blue Messiahs: 'Twin Cadillac Valentine' (EP)
  • Junior Reid: 'Chanting' (7") Live & Learn
  • The Woodentops: 'So Good Today' (session)
  • Half Man Half Biscuit: 'God Gave Us Life' (LP-Back In The D.H.S.S.) Probe Plus
  • Ted Hawkins: 'Don't Lose Your Cool' (LP 'Watch Your Step') Rounder
  • The Cramps: Blue Moon Baby (12" -Can Your Pussy Do The Dog?) Big Beat NST 110
  • Terry And Gerry: 'Fashion Rodeo' (session)
  • Echo & The Bunnymen: Bring On The Dancing Horses (7") Korova KOW 43
  • Billy Bragg & The Pattersons: 'Power In A Union' (v/a LP 'Heroes') Rock 'n' Dole
  • The Woodentops: 'Plutonium Rock (Godzilla)' (session)
  • Charlie Chaplin: 'Boyie Boyie (7")' (Horseshoe)
  • The Jesus And Mary Chain: Just Like Honey (7") Blanco Y Negro NEG 17
  • Terry And Gerry: 'The Ballad Of A Nasty Man' (session)
  • The Dead Pan Tractor: 'Big Eyed Beans From Venus' (12" EP 'Grumble') Black Lagoon
  • Sophia George: 'Girlie, Girlie' (7") Winner
  • Giant Sand: 'Death, Dying & Channel 5' (LP 'Valley of Rain') Enigma
  • Yeah Yeah Noh: 'She Said She Said' (LP 'Cutting The Heavenly Lawn Of Greatness...Last Rites For The God Of Love') In Tape (tape flip in middle)
  • The Woodentops: 'Plenty' (session)
  • Mike Hart: 'Almost Liverpool Eight' (LP 'Mike Hart Bleeds') Dandelion
  • Gray Matter: 'Flash In Time' (LP 'Food For Thought') R&B
  • Einstürzende Neubauten: 'Halber Mensch' (LP 'Halber Mensch') Some Bizarre
  • Lash Lariat And The Long Riders: 'Bitter Tears (12" EP) Big Beat
  • Terry And Gerry: 'Reservation' (session)
  • Corrosion Of Conformity: 'Kiss Of Death' (LP 'Animosity') Death
  • Fats Domino: 'Rose Mary' (LP 'Boogie Woogie Baby') Ace
  • 1,000 Violins: 'The Tragic Tale Of Daniel' (LP 'System Beat 2: The Worst Of The 1 In 12 Club') 1 In 12 Club
  • Babla & Kanchan: 'Kuchh Kuchh Baby' (LP 'Taini Waini - Special Maxi Version Album') Rohit International
  • The Woodentops: 'It Will Come' (session)
  • Paradise Now: 'I'm So Glad I Found You' (single) Scratch
  • Frankie Paul: 'Beggy, Beggy' (7")
  • Terry And Gerry: 'The Last Bullet In The Gun' (session)
  • A Primary Industry: 'Bled Dry' (12" White Label) Sweatbox


  • tape_13.MP3
  • 1985-10-22 John Peel BBC Radio 1.mp3
  • 2h:5m:45s