- JP has returned from the Reading Festival and, not having had time to go home, been "hanging around the studio all day".
- Announced during the introduction, but not on the available recording, are tracks by No Way, Secret Affair, Quads, Dangerous Girls and UK Subs
- Madness #1. Recorded 1979-08-14. Available on The Peel Sessions (12", 1986, Strange Fruit)
- Specials #1 (repeat). Recorded 1979-05-23. First broadcast 29 May 1979. Available on BBC Sessions (CD, 1998, EMI)
- Steel Pulse #3 (repeat). Recorded 1979-07-16. First broadcast 13 August 1979. No known commercial release.
- recording cuts in part way through the show introduction
- Madness: The Prince (session)
- Lord Kitchener: Dog Bites You (12") EMI
- Ruts: Something That I Said (7") Virgin
- Specials: Too Much Too Young (session)
- Black Uhuru: Rent Man (7") Joe Gibbs Record Globe
- Purple Hearts: Millions Like Us (7") Fiction
- Steel Pulse: Reggae Fever (session)
- Reds: Whatcha' Doin' To Me (LP - The Reds) A&M
- Madness: Stepping Into Line (session)
- Baba Brooks: Teenage Ska (v/a LP: Intensified! Original Ska 1962-1966) Island
- Serge Gainsbourg: Aux Armes Et Cætera (LP - Aux Armes Et Cætera) Island
- Black Uhuru: Abortion (7") Taxi
- (JP: "These are The Gangsters and Spec...no, what am I talking about. These are the Specials and this is Gangsters...oh dear, oh dear.")
- recording cuts out
- Specials: Gangsters (session)
- 1979-08-27 John Peel Radio 1 (incomplete) DB102.mp3
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