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Show

Name
  • John Peel's Music On BFBS
Station
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1985-04-00
Comments
  • John regales us not only with an LP he's brought back from his Cretan holiday, but also with an "impression" of the singing thereon.
  • He includes cover versions of Blue Öyster Cult, an old music-hall song which John claims to be old enough to remember [1], and Duran Duran, and it seems to be the beginning of the end of his admiration for the Sisters Of Mercy.
  • A listener enrages JP by telling him the first half of one of his BFBS programmes in Cologne was cancelled in favour of a concert by Camel, leading to a bit of shrieking from John and comments about "the ultimate indignity" and "a gang of clapped-out old hippies."

Sessions

  • None

Tracklisting

(JP: 'Sounds from another world, it says on the back of the sleeve, and it's a world I rather like, I must say.')
(JP: 'I bet even the garage land posse don't have that one.')
(JP: 'I think matron's going to have to confiscate their sound effects discs.')
(JP: 'It does, I think, rather lack the vitality of their previous work.')
(JP: 'I remember playing the original of that on the radio before most of you were born, I venture. Blue Öyster Cult did it, and I'm not going to play you their version, for sure.') [2]
(JP: 'I think that needed saying, don't you?')

File

Name
  • Peel 011
Length
  • 00:44:14
Other
  • Many thanks to the taper.
Available
Footnotes
  1. A typically self-deprecating claim: the song was originally sung by Billy Williams and dates from 1910.
  2. See 24 July 1973.
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