Bob George is an American journalist, broadcaster, artist and archivist. Born (1949) and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, George attended the University of Michigan majoring in Fine Art, with one year abroad in India (1970). He came to New York City in 1974 as a visual arts student at the Whitney Museum of American Art's Studio Program and is now the co-founder and director of ARChive of Contemporary Music, a not-for-profit archive, music library and research center located in New York City. The ARChive collects preserves and provides information on the popular music of all cultures and races throughout the world from 1950 to the present. Since it's founding in 1985 holdings have grown to over 1,000,000 sound recordings and over 2 million photographs and press kits, making the ARChive the largest popular music collection in the United States.
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In 1981, Bob George visited Peel Acres and discussed with Peel about creating a tape of himself introducing recent New York musical happenings on his show. Bob would return several times over the next few years as a studio guest on the show sometimes introducing records from other parts of the world. During that time Bob presented live radio shows and DJ'd throughout Europe and in New York City.
Peel shows listed below that had Bob George as guest.