- Two played from the 'East Of Croydon' compilation.
- 'Release The Bats' by the Birthday Party is declared the best single of the year. It would later be chosen by Peel for the 1981 Peelenium.
- Ken Garner's Peel Sessions gives the first play of the Method Actors' session as 1981-07-22 in the artist session (presumably a typo), although he gives this date in the show section (with the Skodas repeat).
- Method Actors #1 First broadcast. Recorded 1981-07-18. No known commercial release.
- Skodas #1 Repeat. First broadcast 30 June 1981. Recorded 1981-05-24. No known commercial release.
- Fire Engines: Candyskin (7") Pop Aural
- Cool To Snog: Satisfaction Week (v/a LP - Mrs. Wilson's Children) Vital
- Normil Hawaiians: Dark World (v/a LP - East Of Croyden) Nothing Shaking
- Misty In Roots: Bail Out (12") People Unite
- Skodas: Mouth (session)
- Disease: I Know How (7") Disease Discs
- (JP: "This is the single of the year. I played it on last night's programme right at the beginning and I defy you to nominate one which is better than this anyway.")
- Birthday Party: Release The Bats (7") 4AD
- Crossfires: Pull Top (LP - Out Of Control) Rhino
- Method Actors: Round World (session)
- Joe Tex & Hugh Black: Batman And Robin (7") Belmont
- Red Star Belgrade: Too Far (7") EE
- Skodas: Do It Yourself (session)
- Various Artists: Weekends (LP - Solo Album) not on label
- (JP relates meeting Joe Strummer of the Clash for the first time. Mid-conversation, Strummer told a friend of his, "Go away, can't you see I'm working?")
- Danse Society: Clock (7") Society
- Bo Diddley: I'm Looking For A Woman (2xLP - Chess Masters) Chess/PRT
- Method Actors: E-YE (session)
- Ras Karbi: Jah Rastaman (7") Rockstone
- (trailer for Walters' Weekly)
- Mögel: Känner Så Få (12" - Untitled) Musiklaget Slick
- Siouxsie & The Banshees: Night Shift (LP - Juju) Polydor
- Skodas: Everybody Thinks Everybody Else Is Dead (session)
- 23 Jewels: I'll Pay For This (7") Lets Call It Temporary
- Method Actors: My Time (session)
- Felt: Something Sends Me To Sleep (7") Cherry Red
- Martin Carthy: King Henry (LP - Sweet Wivelsfield) Topic reissue (tape flip just before end)
- Human League: Love Action (I Believe In Love) (7") Virgin
- Skodas: I'm Not Going To Give A Thing (session)
- Janet Armstrong: Inadequate (v/a LP - East Of Croydon) Nothing Shaking
- Method Actors: Strictly Gossip / Repetition (session)
- Repetition: The Body Cries (7" - A Full Rotation) Les Disques Du Crépuscule
- Skodas: Dog (session)
- Revolutionaries: Murderous Dub (LP - Dub Off 'Har' Blouse & Skirt - Vol. 3) Rub-A-Dub (aborted)
- Revolutionaries: (title not announced) (LP - Dub Off 'Har' Blouse & Skirt - Vol. 3) Rub-A-Dub
- end of show
- Peel 1981-07-23 (p).mp3
- 1hr 55mins 54s
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