Peel – the hard to get hold of stuff


Just like it says on the tin. This post contains tracks that made Peel’s Festive Fifty that are extremely hard to get hold of, and I couldn’t actually get on either iTunes or Emusic, and was forced to make a request for readers to ride to the rescue. Thanks as ever to Steve, JC, Adam, Dirk, Max and anyone else who helped out!

Berntholer -‘My Suitor.’ mp3 (1984 Festive Fifty no.34)

Big Flame -‘All the Irish Must Go To Heaven.’ mp3 (1985 Festive Fifty no.58)

Big Flame -‘Man Of few Syllables.’ mp3 (1985 Festive Fifty no.62)

Flesh For Lulu -‘Subterraneans.’ mp3 (1984 Festive Fifty no.39)

Godspeed you Black Emperor! -‘Hungover As The Queen At maida Vale (session).’ mp3 (1999 Festive Fifty no.21)

Hard Corps-‘Dirty.’ mp3 (1984 Festive Fifty no.46)

New Order -‘Brutal.’ mp3 (2000 Festive Fifty no.26)

Sophie and Peter Johnson -‘Television (session).’ mp3 (1983 Festive Fifty no.37)

Unknown Cases -‘Masimabele.’ mp3 (1984 Festive Fifty no.26)

Working Week – ‘Venceremos.’ mp3 (1984 Festive Fifty no.50)

Thanks to everyone who got in touch to say that the links were wrong, this should be right now… : ))

Am still trying to get things perfect but it really, really should be fine.

Now…(you knew this was coming didn’t you!) can anyone help with these, please?


Martyn Hare -‘Do Not Underestimate.’

Cinerama -‘It’s Not you It’s Me.’

Laura and ballboy -‘I Lost You But I Found Country Music.’ [NOW GOT IT THANK YOU!]

DJ Distance -‘Ritual.’

Melys -‘Eyeliner.’

Calvin Party -‘Northern Song.’ (Now got it, thank you, Dirk!)

Plasticman -‘Cha.’

Aphrodisaics -‘If U want Me.’ (Now got it, thank you Dirk!)

Magic Band -‘Electricity.’

Magic band -‘Big Eyes beans From Venus.’ (These last two are the session versions)

There are other wants as well…I’ll put those up another time…