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‎Josef K
Josef K were a Scottish post-punk band, active between 1979 and 1982, who released singles and one album on the influential Postcard indie label. Peel regularly played the band's material, including two sessions in the early 80s ... Read More >
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Monkey Steals The Drum
(Christian Ashcroft, April 2000): “We did a demo on our own little eight-track, and sent it off to John Peel. ... He's played it a lot, we've done a session for him, and he also included us in his Peelennium - his end-of-the century best band round up" ... Read More >
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Shampoo were an English pop duo formed by Londoners Jacqui Blake and Carrie Askew, whose song "Trouble" reached number 11 in the UK singles chart in 1994. The previous year, Peel had played tracks from their debut single, released on the Icerink indie label ... Read More >

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‎07 July 1987
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‎Glen Brown
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07 Jan 1968
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Radio Eins
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08 Oct 1986
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25 Aug 1987
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‎Safe Deposit
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John Peel's Obituary On Irish Television RTE News

John Peel's Obituary On Irish Television RTE News

Peel remembered on RTÉ News and Current Affairs, Oct 2004.


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Record Collection: Details of the first 100 LPs of each letter of John Peel's record collection were released at The Space website in 2012. All material is now available at John Peel Archive and YouTube. Since Sept. 2014, a new Record Boxes series features selections from the collection by key music figures. Event:

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