John Peel Festive Fifty 1977

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The first ever Festive 50 poll of his listeners' all-time favourite tracks was broadcast over Christmas 1976, but with everything changing in 1977, Peel and his producer John Walters decided not to run a poll that year. Instead, Peel chose his own favourites, but presented it as a 'Festive 50' chart rundown anyway. The Top 13 are well-documented, but the full chart is the "Forgotten Fifty", remembered only in fragments by even diehard listeners.

  1. John Cooper Clark* - Innocents E.P.

    Track: Suspended Sentence

  2. Neil Young - American Stars 'N Bars

    21 For Sale from $4.00

    Track: Like A Hurricane

  3. Pink Floyd - Animals

    256 For Sale from $6.96

    Track: Pigs

  4. Johnny Moped - No One / Incendiary Device

    9 For Sale from $23.42

    Track: Incendiary Device

  5. The Motors - 1

    Track: Emergency

  6. The Boys (2) - The Boys

    11 For Sale from $22.73

    Track: Box Number

  7. The Stranglers - Grip / London Lady

    34 For Sale from $2.09

    Track: London Lady