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Show

Name
  • John Peel's Music On BFBS
Station
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1999-12-27
Comments
  • Peel refers to the Christmas party for "non-believers and drinkers" that had taken place on 08 December 1999.
  • He has to change styluses mid-show, and likens it to "crawling out on the wing of an aeroplane to plug a ruptured petrol tank."

Sessions

  • None

Tracklisting

(JP: 'Well, as I've observed before, rather tastelessly, but in the world of popular music, death is no handicap really to the forging of a career.') [1]
(JP: 'They are a kind of one-tune band in a sense, but I like the tune and I like the words that they attach to it.')
(JP: 'Ridiculous thing is, I've got a lump in me throat hearing those kids singing on that, but if it had been on a Cliff Richard record, I'd have hated 'em!')
(JP: 'Well, the message in all of that seems to be, "Kill a Commie for Christmas."')
(JP: 'Of course, by the time you hear this programme, I'm sure the Christmas festivities will be over, but, as I'm sure you realise, the deep spirituality of the programmes continues to throb throughout life, so...')

File

Name
  • Peel Show 1999-12-27 (BFBS)
Length
  • 01:52:11
Other
  • Many thanks to Carsten from Germany.
Available
Footnotes
  1. Silk died 10 December 1994.
  2. John cannot remember the artist who originally recorded this: unbelievably, it was Shirley Bassey.
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