• 2004-09-23
  • Show comes from Peel Acres.
  • After playing the Colosseum track, Peel tells how he used to drop the phrase "but you know the machine demands a sacrifice" into "deep and profound conversations" whenever he felt out of his depth.
  • Describes Johnnie Walker as "one of the great men of British broadcasting".
  • Peel says he chose to play the Pulco track 'Wengen' because that's where his parents had met, on a skiing holiday.
  • The AEOX 12" was a gift from Hermeet, who has been working of late on the Zane Lowe programme.
  • The Caves single puts Peel in mind of a Quads track ("obviously one of the great guitar records of all time"), so he locates the 7" and plays it later in the show. A copy of the single was later to be found in John Peel's Record Box.


  • Delgados #8. First broadcast of session recorded 2004-09-02.


  • Thee Exciters: Out of My Hands (7") Delincuentes
  • He Can Jog: June (that is when the smaller sparrow began to cantilate) (LP - Switches) Audiobulb
  • Tik Tok: The Colosseum (12") 2CB
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JP: "This was one of my favourites records of 1998."
JP: "I'd wondered what had become of Derrero and one of them's gone on to do this:"
JP: "Time now for the Pig's Big 78 but Sheila has actually gone to bed so tonight Flossie is standing in, so it's Flossie's Big 78... this is for our grandson Archie who is one tomorrow."
JP: "Flossie rather worried because she sounds about twelve years old on the radio, not quite sure why that works out that way."
JP: "Young people often stop me in the streets and say, 'well John, was there ever such a thing as a credible UK rocker?'. And I say, 'come into this pub and let me buy you a drink and I'll tell you all about Billy Fury.'"


  • John Peel 2004-09-23.mp3
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