Links To Peel
Peel played Prince's Sign "O" The Times on his programme and at the end of the year, listeners voted it in the 1987 Festive Fifty at number 32. By the end of the 80's, Peel rarely played material from the artist, but did enjoy his gig at Wembley which he reviewed In the 1988-07-31 issue of the Observer newspaper. Among the artists who had records produced by Prince was Peel favourite Sheena Easton.
Festive Fifty Entries
- 1987 Festive Fifty: 'Sign O' The Times (7 inch)' (Paisley Park) #32
Other Shows Played
- 15 February 1985 (Round Table): Let's Go Crazy (7") Warner Bros.
- 03 March 1987: Sign "O" The Times (12") Paisley Park
- 23 December 1987: 'Sign O' The Times (7 inch)' (Paisley Park) FF #32
- 02 December 2004 (Rob Da Bank): ‘Sign O’ The Times’ (LP- The Very Best of Prince) - (Warner Bros)
(The list covers artists covering Prince songs from Peel's playlists)
Artist | Track | First Known Play
- Age Of Chance: Kiss 17 November 1986
- Palace Brothers: The Cross (session) 29 July 1994
- Kode9 & Daddi Gee: Sign Of The Dub ('Sign Of The Times') 13 April 2004
- Scotty: Thieves In The Temple 06 July 1991
- Ukrainians: Nothing Compares 2 U 08 October 1998