1981

Overview . Events . Releases . Sessions

Notable Sessions

 

Jan 15: The Cure broadcast another Peel session: Holy Hour, Primary, All Cats Are Grey and Forever.

Feb 16: New Order record their first Peel session: Truth, Senses, Dreams Never End and ICB

Feb 17: Dead Or Alive record their first Peel session: Nowhere to Nowhere, Flowers, Running Wild, Number 11.

Feb 18: Siouxsie and the Banshees broadcast a new Peel session: Halloween, Voodoo Dolly, Into The Light, But Not Them.

Mar 2: The Cure broadcast a session for Richard Skinner's Radio 1 Evening Show: The Funeral Party, A Drowning Man, Faith.

Mar 8: Soft Cell broadcast a session for Richard Skinner's Evening Show: Bedsitter, Chips on my Shoulder, Seedy Films, Youth, Entertain Me.

Apr 27: Killing Joke broadcast a new Peel session: The Fall of Because, Tension, Butcher

Apr 28: The Birthday Party record another Peel session: Roland Around In That Stuff, Pleasure-Heads Must Burn, Loose, Release The Bats.

Jun 9: Killing Joke record a Radio 1 Evening Show sesssion for Richard Skinner: Tension, Unspeakable, Exit.

Jun 16: Siouxsie And The Banshees broadcast a Radio 1 Evening Show sesssion for Richard Skinner:Red Over White, Arabian Knights, Head Cut, Supernatural Thing

Jun 17: The Chameleons broadcast their first Peel session: The Fan And The Bellows, Looking Inwardly, Here Today, Things I Wish I'd Said

Aug 5: UK Decay broadcast a new Peel session: Last In The House Of Flames, Stage Struck, Glass Ice, Duel.

Aug 24: Theatre of Hate broadcast a second Peel session: Love Is A Ghost, Conquistador, Do Yuo Believe In The Westworld, Propaganda.

Oct 13: Modern English broadcast a new Peel session: Someone's Calling, Face of Wood and Being John Peeled

Nov 30: Danse Society broadcast their first Peel session: Sanity Career, We're So Happy, Woman's Own, Love as a Positive Narcotic

Dec 10: The Birthday Party broadcast a Peel session: She's Hit, Bully Bones, Big Jesus Trash Can, Six Inch Gold Blade

Dec 16: Killing Joke broadcast their fourth Peel session: The Hum, Empire Song, We Have Joy, Chop Chop.