- Peel publicly apologises for his disgraceful behaviour at a Magazine gig, including walking across a table where 12 people were trying to have a meal, and makes penance in rare fashion by playing a request.
- He plays three tracks from Japan's first LP, revealing a very different band from the one that hit the charts with 'Ghosts' some four years later.
- John also reveals Timmy Bannockburn's record of the week, the Village People's 'Y.M.C.A', "which frankly has to be heard to be believed: I'm most amazed that he chose that, but try and hear it yourself if you get the chance." Of course, it climbed to number 1 in January 1979 after being kept off the top by Boney M at Christmas: only in Galactic Symposium's version would it gain airplay on Peel.
- Lene Lovich, #1. Recorded 1978-11-21. No known commercial release.
- X-Ray Spex, #2 (rpt). Recorded 1978-11-06. Available on Germfree Adolescents (Sanctuary).
- Jackson Browne: 'You Love The Thunder (7")' (Asylum) back announced only
- Lene Lovich: 'Lucky Number' (Peel Session)
- Magazine: 'Give Me Everything (7")' (Virgin) initially plays the next track by mistake
- Sex Pistols: 'Submission (LP-Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Sex Pistols)' (Virgin)
- David Bowie: 'Breaking Glass' (7") (RCA Victor)
- X-Ray Spex: 'Germ-Free Adolescents' (Peel Session)
- Mickey Dread & Instigators: 'Robber's Roost (7")' (40 Leg)
- Fall: 'Various Times (7"-It's The New Thing)' (Step Forward)
- Lene Lovich: 'Monkey Talk' (Peel Session)
- (JP: 'If you were listening to Peter Powell's programme on Saturday on Radio 1, and I have no doubt at all that you were enjoying the excellent reception to be found on 275 and/or 285, you'll have heard me phoning in from the M6 with a motoring flash, actually, because the driving conditions were so appalling: sleet and snow and all that kind of thing.')
- XTC: 'Radios In Motion (2x Compilation LP-Dead On Arrival)' (Virgin)
- Neo: 'Tran-Sister (7")' (Jet)
- XTC: 'Are You Receiving Me? (7")' (Virgin)
- Upsetter: 'Home Guard Dub (7"-Home Guard (Michael Campbell))' (Upsetters)
- Richard Ashworth And White Dub: 'Positively Fourth Street (7"-M3 Revisited)' (Overdrive)
- Bob Dylan: 'Positively 4th Street (LP-Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits)' (CBS)
- Lene Lovich: 'Say When' (Peel Session)
- X-Ray Spex: 'Warrior' (Peel Session)
- Cabaret Voltaire: 'Here She Comes Now (7"-Extended Play)' (Rough Trade)
- La Peste: 'Better Off Dead (7")' (Black)
- Gatemouth Brown & His Rock'N'Roll Band: 'Ain't That Dandy Rock (Compilation 7"-Rock And Roll Vol. 6)' (Vogue)
- Penetration: 'Firing Squad (2x Compilation LP-Dead On Arrival)' (Virgin)
- Japan(2): 'Automatic Gun (LP-Obscure Alternatives)' (Ariola Hansa)
- Japan(2): '....Rhodesia (LP-Obscure Alternatives)' (Ariola Hansa)
- Japan(2): 'Love Is Infectious (LP-Obscure Alternatives)' (Ariola Hansa)
- tape flip - end of previous track and part of link missing
- Lene Lovich: 'Home' (Peel Session)
- Capital Letters: 'Smoking My Ganja (12")' (Greensleeves) (JP: 'The best British record of the year. How's that for a contentious remark?')
- X-Ray Spex: 'Age' (Peel Session)
- Bethnal: 'I Gotta Go (LP-Crash Landing)' (Phonogram)
- (JP: 'Is Richard going to let Christine and George Barford marry in church? I dunno.') 
end of show
- 1978-11-27 John Peel Radio 1 (incomplete) DB028 + DB029
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