- Peel had made a rare trip to Maida Vale to see the Au Pairs recording what he describes as the "very, very fine session" broadcast this evening.
- After playing the Ruts, John comments, "you'll never forget about Malcolm Owen as long as I've got a radio programme, if that's not an over-emotional thing to say."
- It is mentioned that BBC2 will be showing the edition of the documentary series Arena featuring Peel at work and play this Saturday, 31st January.
- Au Pairs #3, recorded 21st January 1981. Available on album - Equal But Different - BBC Sessions 79-81 RPM RPM 139
- TV Smith's Explorers only session, recorded 5th January 1981, repeat, first broadcast 12 January 1981. No known commercial release.
(Please add details of any commercial release of these sessions)
- Start of show
- Vice Squad: Last Rockers (7") Riot City RIOT 1
- Talking Heads: Once In A Lifetime (7") Sire SIR 4048
- Au Pairs: We're So Cool (session)
- JP: "Well now, it's when I'm playing you things like that that I realise that I'm not actually wasting my time."
- Bunny Wailer: Dreamland (album - Sings The Wailers) Mango MLPS 9629
- Flying Padovani's: Western Pasta (7") Demon D 1006
- TV Smith's Explorers: The Servant (session)
- Liliput: Eisiger Wind (7") Off Course ASL 20
- Pere Ubu: Chinese Radiation (album - The Modern Dance) Rough Trade ROUGH 22
- New Age Steppers: Fade Away (split 7" with London Underground - Fade Away / Learn A Language) On-U Sound ON-USOUND 1
- Junior Byles: Fade Away
- Au Pairs: Armagh (session)
- I'm So Hollow: Dreams To Fill The Vacuum (7") Hollogram ISH 001/002
- Birds With Ears: Head In My Bag (v/a album - Vaultage 80: A Vinyl Chapter) Attrix RB 11
- Ruts: Staring At The Rude Boys
- B-Movie: Moles (v/a album - Some Bizzare Album) Some Bizarre BZ LP 1
- Rulers: Wrong Emboyo (7") Rio R 132
- TV Smith's Explorers: The Last Words Of The Great Explorer (session)
- Tagmemics: Take Your Brain Out For A Walk (7" - Chimneys) Index 45 003
- Fire Engines: Get Up And Use Me (album - Lubricate Your Living Room) Pop Aural ACC 001
- Siouxsie & The Banshees: Suburban Relapse (album - The Scream) Polydor POLD 5009
- Dum Dum Dum: The Attitude (7" - Dum Dum Dum EP) Struck Dum STRUCK 1
- Scars: Adult/ery (7" - Adult/ery / Horrorshow) Fast Product FAST 8
- Au Pairs: Headache For Michelle (session)
- Inertia: The Singer Is Absent (7" EP - Dancebeat Attitude (Pop Anguish En Route)) Inertial ERT 2
- X-Certs: Together (7" - Together/Untogether) Recreational PLAY 1
- file cuts out
- 1981-01-28 Peel Show DB221.mp3
- File created from DB221 of Derby Box, digitised by Weatherman22.
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