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Ever since the new software went live I've struggled to add a new mixtape page. I have done it, but I think I stumble across the way to do it by accident and can then never replicate it.
I do try to follow the instructions but somehow fail. I ADD a new page from the New Mixtape template and give it a name (the latest one is Re-Play). Am I then supposed to highlight and copy the detail of the Mixtape template and paste it onto my new page? Or have I misunderstood that...
Apologies for being dim...
Hi, I got John to read out birth messages when my two sons were born.
I used to have the recordings of them but can't find the tape so am looking for the shows after the respective birthdays.
Roughly, the first message would have been read out sometime during the period 08/07/97 to 17/07/97
And the second message would have been read out sometime in the period 08/05/2001 and 17/05/2001.
I can see from the spreadsheet that some of the shows during these dates are available - how can I listen to them?
Hi guys, I was wondering if you could help me locate a recording of the Festive 50 from 1993? I noticed on the page there was a recording with the description:
a) The recording starts in the middle of the number 49 track. The final file ends at 00:31:47. The rest is silence.
Unfortunately, that download is no longer available. I would be very grateful if someone here could possibly re-upload that version or maybe even send me a link somehow?
I've been trying to work out which festival I'd recorded a blistering Vibes and Livelee live set off of the radio from for about a decade. It dawned on me watching The Dig on Netflix on Satruday, set at Sutton Hoo, that I remembered John Peel saying on air the rave was at Luton Hoo. Which means it was Tribal Gathering 96!
I've found the relevant page:
But can't for the life of me find the twenty minute Vibes set on any of the recordings. Just a tantalisingly close intro. So close yet so far!
Does anyone have it? Can anyone help?
You'd be making an old man very happy!
HI, does anyone have copies of the files that are held by the British Library?
I started uploading my Gemischt-Tapes 1990. Songs played by John Peel, but without his voice. Some are grouped in genre, some are mixed. Are you interested in more, I have many...
Seems to be a few issues related the recent migration to the new system software, including front page layout jumble, end of RSS feeds and gallery problems, plus loss of calendar extension for related pages.
Please let us know below any other issues you come across, so we can try and sort out some kind of fix.
Many thanks for your patience. Hope to have something like normal service back asap.
Steve W (site admin)
Hi, does anyone have downloadable copies of this show? It seems I'd have to be actually in the British Library to listen to the available stream. Thanks.
Further to my recent blog post, Wanted Session Artists A-Z, many thanks again for all help in getting pages up for session artists who had three or more sessions but no page yet on the site. Think all the hard work has filled in some big gaps.
On a wider point, there is an automatically generated Wanted Pages page, which lists linked words or terms for which there are no pages up yet (so the links just show up red on other pages). Many of these are for artists who Peel played and did sessions, so obviously great if people can have a go putting up new pages for these if they have time.
Also the case that there are other pages that are wanted but don't fall into the above two types. Would be fantastic, for example, to have pages for all the Peel shows that were ever broadcast, so hugely happy if people can fill in gaps from audio or other sources, including official archives, diaries, whatever. Great to see pages still going up for new audio discoveries - may the attics of the world keep yielding treasures for many years!
Also of course, all kinds of other pages related to Peel are most welcome, including on record labels, linked people, etc - whatever seems relevant.
Finally, many thanks to everyone for all their ongoing help on this site. All your help is much appreciated!
Hi, just thought I'd let everyone know that, although not listed as available, this show is on Mixcloud.
I've been labouring on a 6CD 'Bert Jansch at the BBC' box set (1966-2009) set, for release next year some time. The 'holy grail' of the missing audio is this one:
Sounds of the 70s 2/8/71 and/or 23/8/71
I have none of these 5 songs - some very rare in his repertoire
The Sequence 11/5/73 is also missing in full, and re: Night Ride 18/12/68 - I have only two of the six tracks.
Happily, there are many survivals beyond the remit of Ken Garner's books (in which all three above comprise the BJ listing). But if anyone can supply any of the above... wonderful! :-)
This page is to collated requests for specific shows or sessions, not yet available, noted either on wiki pages, Facebook groups, the Peel Mailing List, or elsewhere.
Depending on usage, this page will be further organised and categorised.
Any outcome, such as newly discovered audio, will be mentioned.
25 February 1968. Page suggests a tape exists but has never been shared.
[[20 August 1981]]. Specifically for a dedication.
Anything by Carved To A Noise. Facebook
Stray 1972-1974 sessions. Groups.io. One session located by KevH with Peel links.
Nic Jones sessions. Facebook The user had found 7th session 6music rebroadcast. Referred user to a couple of tracks from the 3rd session available on Decktician reels. also a couple from the 5th and 1 from the 8th recently discovered.
Leighton Buzzards #1, broadcast [[01 August 1978]] and [[12 August 1978]]. Groups
Bert Jansch session [[18 December 1971]] This forum
[[Black Sabbath]] #1 Groups.io
re Radio Bremen
Beyond the other recorings 1985 through to 1991...
This is all that is available, it seems, and yet there is a note saying that this recording - dated as 7th Nov 1987
IS in fact the show broadcast on July 10th.
I've not yet had a proper chance to investigate this - but believe it - which means that the 7th November 1987
recording doesn't exist.
I hope my explanation here makes sense! Hopefully you/someone can help...
Thanks in advance.
I don't remember if Peel said it in one of his BFBS shows (Eddie Berlin's tapes) or if I read it in one of the pages in this Peel Wiki: Peel (or someone) said (wrote) that Punk/New Wave had split into two sections (fractions?), that it seemed to exist only two alternatives: the "Punk section/fraction" and the "Dance section/fraction".
Can anybody please tell me the exact source (date of the Eddie tape or page in this Wiki)?
Does anyone have copies of Mike Read /Kid Jensen sessions by The Purple Hearts and The Circles. Purple hearts would have been 1979 and the circles 1980 (may).
I have the Hearts peel session but would love to hear their other BBC session.
Hope somebody can help
Desperately seeking this song, its on a torrent however the torrent wont download. Anyone able to help? x
Was wondering about a sensible order to create pages for the "most wanted" session artists.
Thought maybe one way might be to do, in alphabetical order, session artists with no pages yet who did more than one session, suggesting they must have been of more than average interest to Peel himself.
Narrowing down the Sessions (Artists A) page, came up with the following most wanted "A session artist" pages list:
- Mick Abrahams Band: (2 sessions, 1971-72)
- Abs: (2 sessions, 1987-88)
- Acqua Vista: (2 sessions, 2001-02)
- Adverts: (4 sessions, 1977-79)
- Albion Country Band: (5 sessions, 1972-78)
- Alfie: (2 sessions, 2000-01)
- AM60: (2 sessions, 2002)
- Miller Anderson: (2 sessions, 1971-72)
- Dave Angel: (4 sessions, 1996-99)
- Animal Magic: (2 sessions, 1982)
- APB: (2 sessions, 1981-82)
- Brian Auger's Trinity: (3 sessions, 1967-68)
Once these are done, could then move onto missing B session artists, etc. Help with session details easy enough to find and copy over from the BBC Peel site (A artists), although these should be checked against Ken Garner's Peel Sessions book.