John Peel with Radio 1 DJ Jo Whiley in 1999.
Yup, kids, just like it says, ten more tracks that made John Peel’s Festive Fifty, and I’ve tried to go for even less predictable stuff this time…
Gang Of Four -‘Damaged Goods.’ mp3 (1979 Festive Fifty no.23, 1980 Festive Fifty no.50)
Bluetones -‘Slight Return.’ mp3 (1995 Festive Fifty no.21)
Detroit Cobras -‘Shout Bama Lama.’ mp3 (2001 Festive Fifty no.21)
Dead Kennedys -‘California Uber Alles.’ mp3 (1979 Festive Fifty no.33 , 1980 Festive Fifty no.31, 1981 Festive Fifty no. 42)
Soup Dragons -‘Whole Wide world.’ mp3 (1986 Festive Fifty no.25)
Camper Van Beethoven -‘Take The Skinheads Bowling.’ mp3 (1986 Festive Fifty no.47)
PJ Harvey -‘Dress.’mp3 (1991 Festive Fifty no.2)
Melt Banana -‘Stimulus for Revolting Virus.’ mp3 (1998 Festive Fifty no.37)
Helen Love -‘Long Live The UK Music Scene.’ mp3 (1998 Festive Fifty no.10)
Broadcast -‘Come On Let’s Go.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.5)
As always, if you want to find out more about John Peel start here and for more music featured in his annual Festive Fifties, an excellent place to start is the Teenage Kicks blogspot, especially for music long since deleted.