• John Peel's Music On BFBS
  • 1988-10-28
  • Tape inlay reads 'October '88'.
  • Re carbon dating of this recording: Peel apologises for not having played a request on October 22nd, as he received it too late. In addition, the 'new' Fall single that opens the tape was not released until 7th November.
  • Peel 092 (BFBS)


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(JP: 'John Peel's Music On BFBS, with a wide range of fascinating records for you and those that you love most, starting with the new single from the Fall, which actually begins rather quietly, so we'll fade the sig right down and then play you the tune, cos I don't want you to miss a single golden moment of it.')
(JP: 'An excellent single that, one I should like to hear coming out of the radio every hour on the hour.')
(JP: 'Here's a letter which is most uplifting, from my regular correspondent Dirk...It's a long time ago that I was supposed to do a gig, the John Peel Roadshow, which is just me and two boxes of records and anybody I can drum up to come along and kind of give me moral support. I was supposed to play the Zecher in Bochum: he says that, when it was announced that I couldn't make it because there were storms in the Channel, two-thirds of the people there burst into spontaneous applause. Thanks a lot for telling me that, makes me feel terrific, I must say.')
(JP: 'I was slightly disheartened actually by that letter I read out earlier on from somebody saying that when my non-appearance at a venue was announced, two-thirds of the people burst into spontaneous and enthusiastic applause. On the other hand I suppose I should look positively at it and think, well the other third didn't. On the other hand, they may just have been indifferent or too drunk or something to pay any attention.')


  • Peel 092
  • 00:46:59 (to 34:33)
  • Many thanks to Dirk.
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