Another Look Back

What This another day off well sort of yes but I would like to look back or maybe its your first listen to the old Peel sessions which ever they are really worth the re visit..

Peel Session 9

As with all this weeks sessions these bands came to the forefront during the punk/new wave era but i feel are far removed from that genre today’s band is “The Stranglers” Scoring some 23 UK top 40 singles and 17 UK top 40 albums. 1. Hanging Around2. I Feel Like A Wog (I know dodgy … Continue reading Peel Session 9

Peel Session 8

Today’s session is the second of these three piece bands. The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Emerging in the British new wave scene, they played a style of rock influenced by punk, reggae, and jazz. 1. Next … Continue reading Peel Session 8

Peel Session 7

Here we are again more classic John Peel session 7 covers the first of two three piece bands. The Jam were an English mod revival/punk rock band during the 1970s and early 1980s, which formed in 1972 at Sheerwater Secondary School in Woking, in the county of Surrey. While it shared the “angry young man” … Continue reading Peel Session 7

Peel Session 6

Final session this week possible more to come ? Today’s offering is from Elvis Costello & the Attractions. The Attractions were an English backing band for the English new wave musician Elvis Costello between 1977 and 1986, and again from 1994 to 1996. They consisted of Steve Nieve (keyboards and ukulele), Bruce Thomas (bass guitar), and Pete Thomas (drums). … Continue reading Peel Session 6

Peel Session 5

Today’s session comes from a band I really thought would make more of themselves. The Psychedelic Furs are a British new wave band founded in London in February 1977 by two brothers Richard & Tim Butler after there eponymous named first album and single Pretty in Pink used in the film of same name seemed to … Continue reading Peel Session 5

Peel Session 4

OK here we are again these sessions seemed quite popular so running another 3 days of Iconic sessions from 70’s to early 80’s starting with a double bill from another Liverpool form band Teardrop Explodes. 1979 & 1980 Brave Boys Keep Their Promises (0:07) Ha-Ha I’m Drowning (2:26) Went Crazy (6:03) Chance (8:52) Thief Of … Continue reading Peel Session 4

Peel Session 3

Last Session this week and yet another double featured one a band from Liverpool Echo & The Bunnymen first session from Aug 1979 and the second Nov 1980. Read It In Books Stars Are Stars I Bagsy Yours Villiers Terrace All My Colours Turn To Cloud That Golden Smile Heaven Up Here Turquoise Days

Peel Session 2

Todays once again double feature this time from possibly one of Johns Fav bands Joy Division the first session is Jan 1979 and the second is Dec 1979. Exercise One She’s Lost Control Transmission Insight Love Will Tear Us Apart 24 Hours Colony Sound Of Music

Peel Session 1

Here we go 3 days of Iconic John Peel radio show sessions featuring various bands who he discover or should say who discovered John Peel really was a groundbreaking DJ always open to new bands good or bad. Today is a double bill is session`s from 1978 & 1980 by The Cure. 1978 Boys Don’t … Continue reading Peel Session 1

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