Teenage Dream achieved - interviewing The Damned about their 35 year career
It's a double helping of Peel themed treats for this year's John Peel Day. Find your own unique Peel Band Name, and two Peel session exclusives from The Damned...
The Peel Name Band Generator..
How does it work? Dead simples. Take...
A) a charity you support - National Trust
B) a parents job - Newsagents
Bolt them together - and there's your Peel Band name - National Trust Newsagents
Examples submitted include....
Macmillan and Housewife
Guide Dog Librarian...
Either post your Peelers here. Or if you're a Twitterer - Tweet and tag your answers #keepingitpeel to @Foundpeelbands
Full @Foundpeelbands story here
As a bonus what have we got for tricks and treats? Two cover versions never committed to vinyl, and only ever appearing during John Peel sessions from long haul faves of the PM blog - The Damned.
From 22nd October 1979: Cream's I'm So Glad - refitted as I'm So Bored, meddling together nods and nudges to Gary Numan, The Specials and John Du Cann
I'm So Bored - Peel Session
The complete 79 session is below.....
From the 7th July 1984: a clobbering version of the Stone Rollers...
We Love You - Peel Session
Back in the pre-digital dark ages I had both of these cuts rendered to hissing ol' tape, by some late night nifty fingered clicking on play/record.. possibly replaced by a booty from Kensington Market later
Dig back for these previous Peel releated run-outs
A Podrophenia special with Roman Jugg talking about, Bowie, the Sex Pistols, The Damned and Phantom Chords - the vid above comes from Podrophenia (with Piley and I doing the spoken word middle section) - download the show below
Podrophenia Roman Podcast
And the The Damned tell me all about 35 years of Anarchy Chaos and Destruction. A blog exclusive