As part of My Generations 1970s: listen again to this John Peel 40th birthday special from August 1979. In this first hour, John celebrates his 40th birthday playing his favourite 40 songs including Lonnie Donegan, Captain Beefheart, and of course the Undertones.
Another chance to hear the second hour of John Peel's fortieth birthday special.
As part of My Generation: 1970s, 6 Music repeats second hour of John Peel's 40th birthday special first broadcast in August 1979. Part one will broadcast at 1pm. This hour features music from Neil Young, Magazine, and the Faces.