Links To Peel
Peel wasn't especially a big Kiss fan, but one song he particularly loved was called Black Diamond, which came from their debut album released in 1974. He admitted that the principal appeal of the song was the gimmick of it gradually slowing down to a stop at the end. After playing a track called 'Kiss' by Cherubino on his show from 29 November 2001, he was inspired to locate the LP and play the track in question. He trailed Black Diamond thus:
"I rushed to the other side of the room as fast as I could go and got hold of the debut LP by - uhmm you guessed - KISS, and err obviously you may think a little outré KISS by and large, but there was for me, one amazing track on their debut LP and it's a track that you may never have heard. So..."
After playing the song he said:
"I was enjoying that so much, I forgot to cue up another record."
Shows Played(The following list was compiled only from the database of this site and Lorcan's Tracklistings Archive and is certainly incomplete. Please add further details if known.)
- 26 February 1974: Strutter (LP - Kiss) Casablanca
- 12 March 1974: Nothin' To Lose (7") Casablanca CBX 503
- 01 February 1992: Black Diamond (LP - Kiss) Casablanca (Peel played the guitar solo of this song as a competition for listeners to guess the artist and win prizes)
- 29 November 2001: Black Diamond (LP - Kiss) Casablanca