Here are all of peeljams's jams.

Time 4 Change

Time 4 Change

by Klute

The last song John Peel played on air, on 14 October 2004. He would die on holiday in Peru on 25 October. It is also our #FinalJam. Peeljams will resume on godsjukebox.com over the weekend.

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Jammed: 25th Sep 2015

8 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Dead Pop Stars

Dead Pop Stars

by Altered Images

One of Peel's favorite acts of the new wave era, championing them long after other outlets had grown disinterested in them. He sings as part of a chorus on the band's cover of Neil Diamond's "Song Sung Blue" on their "Pinky Blue" LP.

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Jammed: 23rd Sep 2015

7 plays

11 likes

No comments

His Guiding Hand

His Guiding Hand

by Medicine Head

Released on Peel's own Dandelion Records label, he called this "the cheapest single ever made and one of the classic records of all time." The band recorded three full length albums for Peel's label, including an album called "Dark Side of the Moon" that predates the Pink Floyd album by a year.

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Jammed: 20th Sep 2015

9 plays

6 likes

1 comments

When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease

When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease

by Roy Harper

Another of Peel's all-time favorites. In the event of his death, Peel asked his longtime producer John Walters to play this both as an on-air tribute and at his funeral. Walters ultimately predeceased Peel in 2001, and Peel himself played the song as a tribute to Walters on 31 July 2001. Following Peel's death, his BBC colleagues Rob da Bank and Andy Kershaw both played the song on their programmes.

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Jammed: 17th Sep 2015

4 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Eat Y'self Fitter

Eat Y'self Fitter

by The Fall

Another track from Peel's Desert Island Discs episode, from his beloved Fall. From their 1983 classic "Perverted by Language"

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Jammed: 14th Sep 2015

6 plays

9 likes

1 comments

Pickin' The Blues

Pickin' The Blues

by Grinderswitch

The longtime theme tune for Peel's show, lasting from 1975 to about 1992.

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Jammed: 12th Sep 2015

8 plays

7 likes

2 comments

Pasi Pano Pane Zviedzo

Pasi Pano Pane Zviedzo

by The Four Brothers

From Zimbabwe, a band Peel once called "the best live band in the world." This song was one of his choices on his appearance on "Desert Island Discs" in 1990.

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Jammed: 10th Sep 2015

7 plays

3 likes

1 comments

Sodome & Gomorra

Sodome & Gomorra

by Misty In Roots

From their debut live LP "Live at the Counter Eurovision '79," an all-time favorite of Peel's.

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Jammed: 8th Sep 2015

11 plays

8 likes

1 comments

I Can Take You to the Sun

I Can Take You to the Sun

by The Misunderstood

An American band that Peel was so enthusiastic about during his time as a DJ in California, that he helped them move to England and eventually acted as their manager. The band didn't last very long, but Peel continued to play this song in particular heavily on his show and is known to be one of his personal favorite singles.

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Jammed: 5th Sep 2015

12 plays

8 likes

No comments

Teenage Kicks

Teenage Kicks

by The Undertones

Now that we've finished with the Festive Fifty number ones, Peeljams will post select John Peel favorites through to Sept. 26. This seemed like an obvious place to start.

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Jammed: 3rd Sep 2015

7 plays

14 likes

1 comments

Atmosphere

Atmosphere

by Joy Division

Number one on the all-time 1982 Festive Fifty and the January 2000 Millennium all-time Festive Fifty.

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Jammed: 31st Aug 2015

7 plays

12 likes

4 comments

Anarchy in the U.K.

Anarchy in the U.K.

by Sex Pistols

Number one on the 1978, 1979 and 1980 all-time Festive Fifty charts.

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Jammed: 28th Aug 2015

4 plays

12 likes

3 comments

Dancing The Night Away

Dancing The Night Away

by The Motors

Number one on the 1977 Festive Fifty, announced on 27 December 1977. This list was unusual in that it was a yearly list during the era that the list was an all-time countdown, it comprised entirely of Peel's personal picks instead of listeners' and it ran 61 deep.

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Jammed: 26th Aug 2015

6 plays

7 likes

3 comments

Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven

by Led Zeppelin

Number one on the inaugural 1976 Festive Fifty, announced on 3 January 1977. An all time list, the chart only includes two songs that were actually released in 1976 and largely represents the tastes of Peel's listeners before punk hit.

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Jammed: 23rd Aug 2015

10 plays

9 likes

1 comments

The Nation Needs You (2014 Version)

The Nation Needs You (2014 Version)

by The Cuban Boys

Number one on the 2014 Festive Fifty. Announced on Dandelion Radio in January 2015.

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Jammed: 21st Aug 2015

6 plays

1 likes

1 comments

Two Bridges

Two Bridges

by The Wedding Present

Number one on the 2013 Festive Fifty, announced in January 2014 on Dandelion Radio. This was the first ever number one for the longtime Peel favorites.

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Jammed: 18th Aug 2015

7 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Husbands

Husbands

by Savages

Number one on the 2012 Festive Fifty, announced 25 December 2012.

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Jammed: 15th Aug 2015

5 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Let England Shake

Let England Shake

by PJ Harvey

Number one on the 2011 Festive Fifty, announced on 25 December 2011 on Dandelion Radio.

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Jammed: 12th Aug 2015

9 plays

9 likes

1 comments

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

by Standard Fare

Number one on the 2010 Festive Fifty, announced on Dandelion Radio in January 2011. Check in the comments for an announcement on the future of Peeljams post-TIMJ.

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Jammed: 10th Aug 2015

3 plays

2 likes

4 comments

There Are Listed Buildings

There Are Listed Buildings

by Los Campesinos!

Number one on the 2009 Festive Fifty, announced on Dandelion Radio in January 2010.

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Jammed: 9th Aug 2015

8 plays

4 likes

1 comments

50 Year Old Man

50 Year Old Man

by The Fall

Number one on the 2008 Festive Fifty, announced on Dandelion Radio on 25 December 2008.

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Jammed: 5th Aug 2015

12 plays

10 likes

1 comments

Atlas

Atlas

by Battles

Number one on the 2007 Festive Fifty, broadcast on Dandelion Radio in January 2008.

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Jammed: 2nd Aug 2015

8 plays

11 likes

1 comments

I'm Your Boyfriend Now

I'm Your Boyfriend Now

by Tall Pony

Number one on the 2006 Festive Fifty, the first list to be broadcast on Dandelion Radio.

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Jammed: 30th Jul 2015

10 plays

3 likes

1 comments

Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

by Jegsy Dodd and the Original Sinners

Number one on the 2005 Festive Fifty, the last list that was transmitted on BBC Radio One before the Festive Fifty's transition to Dandelion Radio.

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Jammed: 27th Jul 2015

4 plays

3 likes

1 comments

Theme From Sparta F.C. #2

Theme From Sparta F.C. #2

by The Fall

Number one on the 2004 Festive Fifty, the first chart compiled following Peel's death on 25 October. Announced on 30 December 2004.

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Jammed: 23rd Jul 2015

12 plays

12 likes

3 comments

Don't Touch That Dial

Don't Touch That Dial

by Cinerama

Number one on the 2003 Festive Fifty, announced Christmas Day of that year. This was the final chart presented by Peel during his lifetime and topped for the only time during his life by longtime show favorite and Festive Fifty expert David Gedge.

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Jammed: 17th Jul 2015

12 plays

5 likes

2 comments

Girls Are the New Boys

Girls Are the New Boys

by Saloon

Number one on the 2002 Festive Fifty, which was counted down on a single programme the night of 26-27 December. There was considerable controversy with this chart due to the suspicion of vote rigging. Some believe that Saloon had somehow rigged the chart, but Peel invited them back for a third session the next year, suggesting that he didn't believe there was any irregularity with their positioning.

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Jammed: 12th Jul 2015

10 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Chinese Whispers

Chinese Whispers

by Melys

The number one song on the 2001 Festive Fifty, announced on 27 December 2001.

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Jammed: 9th Jul 2015

4 plays

2 likes

1 comments

Twist The Knife

Twist The Knife

by Neko Case & Her Boyfriends

Number one on the 2000 Festive Fifty, announced on 28 December 2000.

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Jammed: 5th Jul 2015

9 plays

10 likes

2 comments

Cognoscenti vs Intelligentsia

Cognoscenti vs Intelligentsia

by Cuban Boys

Number one on the 1999 Festive Fifty, announced 29 December 1999.

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Jammed: 1st Jul 2015

7 plays

1 likes

2 comments

Pull The Wires From The Wall

Pull The Wires From The Wall

by The Delgados

Number one on the 1998 Festive Fifty, announced on 29 December 1998.

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Jammed: 28th Jun 2015

11 plays

8 likes

3 comments

Brimful Of Asha

Brimful Of Asha

by Cornershop

Number one on the infamously schedule-shortened 1997 "Pretty Festive 31." The entire rundown was done on a single show on 23 December 1997.

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Jammed: 24th Jun 2015

8 plays

16 likes

2 comments

Come Out 2Nite

Come Out 2Nite

by Kenickie

Number one on the 1996 Festive Fifty, announced on 29 December 1996.

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Jammed: 20th Jun 2015

11 plays

8 likes

3 comments

Common People

Common People

by Pulp

Number one on the 1995 Festive Fifty, announced 30 December 1995.

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Jammed: 15th Jun 2015

12 plays

15 likes

2 comments

I Want You (feat. Mark E. Smith)

I Want You (feat. Mark E. Smith)

by Inspiral Carpets

Number one on the 1994 Festive Fifty, announced 23 December 1994.

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Jammed: 10th Jun 2015

12 plays

8 likes

1 comments

Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough

by Chumbawamba & Credit to the Nation

Number one on the 1993 Festive Fifty, announced on 25 December 1993, a rare instance of an entire Festive Fifty playing out on a single show.

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Jammed: 6th Jun 2015

11 plays

6 likes

1 comments

Geek Love

Geek Love

by Bang Bang Machine

Number one on the 1992 Festive Fifty, announced 1 January 1993.

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Jammed: 1st Jun 2015

14 plays

6 likes

3 comments

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Smells Like Teen Spirit

by Nirvana

Number one on the infamous 1991 "Phantom" Festive Fifty. Midway through counting the votes, Peel abandoned compiling the 1991 list and instead just played some of his favorite records for the last few shows of the year. In 1993, he finally relented, and invited any listener who wished to do so to compile the chart. A listener in Sheffield volunteered to do so, and Peel sent the ballots off to them, resulting in this list finally being aired - one track per week - from January to July 1993. "Teen Spirit" was announced as number on 2 July 1993.

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Jammed: 28th May 2015

11 plays

16 likes

1 comments

Bill Is Dead

Bill Is Dead

by The Fall

Number one on the 1990 Festive Fifty, announced 30 December 1990. On air, Peel said that the difference between "Bill is Dead" and the #2 song ("Soon" by My Bloody Valentine) was only by a matter of a few ballots. This was the only time that Peel's beloved Fall ever made it to number one on the Festive Fifty in his lifetime.

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Jammed: 24th May 2015

10 plays

10 likes

2 comments

Can't Be Sure

Can't Be Sure

by The Sundays

Number one on the 1989 Festive Fifty, announced 28 December 1989

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Jammed: 21st May 2015

11 plays

4 likes

1 comments

Destroy The Heart

Destroy The Heart

by The House of Love

The number one on the 1988 Festive Fifty, announced on 28 December 1988. Peel's growing dissatisfaction with the "conservative" nature of the list continues, despite his personal enjoyment of many of the songs that made it on. At one point on the final night, he bemoaned his audience's predilection for "young lads strumming guitars" at the expense of the other genres he played on his show.

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Jammed: 18th May 2015

10 plays

7 likes

1 comments

Birthday

Birthday

by The Sugarcubes

The number one song on the 1987 Festive Fifty, announced on 30 December 1987. This was the year that the Smiths had 11 entries, and all but three songs from "Strangeways" made the chart. At one point in the middle of the countdown, he complained "Well, I like the Smiths meself, I mean obviously I do, but this is getting a bit daft, I think." However this year was the first time the Festive Fifty was topped by a group from outside the UK, Iceland's Sugarcubes.

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Jammed: 14th May 2015

15 plays

10 likes

2 comments

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

by The Smiths

Number one on the 1986 Festive Fifty, announced 30 December 1986.

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Jammed: 10th May 2015

15 plays

21 likes

4 comments

Never Understand

Never Understand

by The Jesus and Mary Chain

The number one song on the 1985 Festive Fifty, announced by Peel on 25 December 1985.

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Jammed: 7th May 2015

12 plays

13 likes

3 comments

How Soon Is Now?

How Soon Is Now?

by The Smiths

The winner of the 1984 Festive Fifty, announced on 1 January 1985.

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Jammed: 2nd May 2015

17 plays

19 likes

3 comments

Blue Monday

Blue Monday

by New Order

The winner of the 1983 Festive Fifty was kind of a no-brainer by the time Peel announced it on 29 December 1983. He proceeded it with this: "Many people [...] asked me to fiddle the results so that this wouldn't be number one, but that would have seemed to be an unfair thing to do, and not like me at all." It is, of course, New Order's "Blue Monday," which still stands as one of the best-selling 12" singles of all time.

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Jammed: 28th Apr 2015

10 plays

19 likes

2 comments

Temptation

Temptation

by New Order

A new theme for Peeljams: Starting this week we'll be jamming every yearly Festive Fifty #1. Peel started the Festive Fifty in 1976. 1982 was the first year it was not an "all time" list and strictly for songs released that calendar year. 1982's list was topped by New Order's "Temptation"

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Jammed: 25th Apr 2015

15 plays

18 likes

3 comments

Siva (Peel Session)

Siva (Peel Session)

by The Smashing Pumpkins

From the session dated 8 September 1991

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Jammed: 19th Apr 2015

11 plays

8 likes

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Departure Lounge (Peel Session)

Departure Lounge (Peel Session)

by Gilded Lil

From the session dated 04 August 1998. One of those Peel Sessions bands that the internet has forgotten, and their music is unfortunately difficult to come by. A shame, since their singer is rather incredible. Inspired by @maura, who has been playing this on her WZBC show.

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Jammed: 14th Apr 2015

7 plays

5 likes

2 comments

4 February 1980 Peel Session

4 February 1980 Peel Session

by Delta 5

A request from @music_xplosion. Session includes "Delta 5", "Colour", "Make Up", "Anticipation" and "You".

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Jammed: 10th Apr 2015

6 plays

8 likes

2 comments

Harmony in Your Bathroom (Peel Session)

Harmony in Your Bathroom (Peel Session)

by Swell Maps

A request from @Matan. From the Peel Session dated 16 October 1978.

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Jammed: 6th Apr 2015

9 plays

9 likes

3 comments

Ten Feet Tall (Peel Session)

Ten Feet Tall (Peel Session)

by XTC

From the session dated 8 October 1979. Peeljams is back and now once again accepting requests.

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Jammed: 28th Mar 2015

14 plays

9 likes

2 comments

2 December 1981 Peel Session

2 December 1981 Peel Session

by The Birthday Party

Session includes "Big Jesus Trash Can", "She's Hit", "Bully Bones" and "Six Inch Gold Blade".

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Jammed: 17th Dec 2014

10 plays

11 likes

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Tam Lin (Peel Session)

Tam Lin (Peel Session)

by Fairport Convention

From the session dated 23 September 1969.

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Jammed: 27th Nov 2014

16 plays

8 likes

2 comments

23 August 1992 Peel Session

23 August 1992 Peel Session

by Kitchens of Distinction

Session includes "Four Men", "Mad as Snow", "When in Heaven" and "Blue Pedal"

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Jammed: 15th Nov 2014

8 plays

5 likes

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24 March 1992 Peel Session

24 March 1992 Peel Session

by The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy

Session includes "Exercise Your Right (Rock the Vote)", "Language of Violence", "Traffic Jam" and "Positive".

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Jammed: 8th Nov 2014

9 plays

4 likes

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11 September 2003 Peel Session

11 September 2003 Peel Session

by The Futureheads

Session includes: :Le Garage", "Alms", "Robot" and "The City is Here for You to Use."

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Jammed: 30th Oct 2014

10 plays

7 likes

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Dark Times (Peel Session)

Dark Times (Peel Session)

by The Passage

From the session dated 18 November 1980.

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Jammed: 20th Oct 2014

10 plays

5 likes

1 comments

24 August 1983 Peel Session

24 August 1983 Peel Session

by Einstürzende Neubauten

Session includes just two tracks: "Kango Licht" and "Sehnsucht Zittern".

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Jammed: 13th Oct 2014

8 plays

7 likes

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16 September 1980 Peel Session

16 September 1980 Peel Session

by The Fall

Session includes "Container Drivers", "Jawbone and the Air-Rifle", "New Puritan" and "New Face in Hell".

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Jammed: 8th Oct 2014

7 plays

11 likes

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