- BBC Radio One
- First of six shows featuring the legendary, 1976 Festive Fifty, the first ever.
- The Rod Stewart concert was mentioned in Record Mirror as one of the Radio 1 Christmas highlights.
- Tracklisting information below kindly provided by Ken Garner, author of The Peel Sessions, via the Peel Mailing List. Many thanks, Ken!
- Only a selection of session tracks was played.
- Rod Stewart concert from Olympia, introduced by Bob Harris
- Climax Blues Band #3 Repeat. First broadcast 08 October 1976. Recorded 1976-09-16.
- Joan Armatrading #8 Repeat. First broadcast 25 October 1976. Recorded 1976-07-29.
- Lone Star #1 Repeat. First broadcast 02 February 1976. Recorded 1976- 01-29.
(Please add details of any commercial release of these sessions)
- Rod Stewart live concert from Olympia:
- Tonight’s The Night
- Wild Side Of Life
- This Old Heart Of Mine
- Sweet Little Rock And Roller
- I Don’t Want To Talk About It
- The Killing Of Georgie
- Maggie May
- Get Back
- Losing You
- Climax Blues Band: Couldn’t Get It Right (Peel session)
- Joan Armatrading: Kissing And Hugging (Peel session)
- Lone Star: She Said (Peel session)
1976 Festive Fifty #50-#45
- 50. Yes: And You And I (LP – Close To The Edge) Atlantic
- 49. Little Feat: Willin' (LP – Sailin’ Shoes) Warner
- 48. Wild Man Fischer: Go To Rhino Records (Wild Man Fischer) Rhino
- 47. Roy Harper: When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease (LP – HQ) Harvest
- 46. Matching Mole: O Caroline (LP – Matching Mole) CBS
- 45. Doors: Light My Fire (LP – The Doors) Elektra
- Climax Blues Band: Together And Free (Peel session)
- 1976-12-24 Peel.zip
- 60 mins
- Only the Rod Stewart concert is available. Many thanks to Peel Mailing List member PC.
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