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‎‎Luke Vibert
Luke Vibert (born 26 Jan 1973) is a British electronic musician and producer who recorded two Peel sessions as Wagon Christ, in 1998 and 2001. In 1999, he was interviewed by JP in Cornwall with Aphex Twin on Sounds Of The Suburbs ... Read More >
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Big Three
The Big Three were a Merseybeat group from Liverpool. In 2005, their single "If You Ever Change Your Mind / You've Gotta Keep Her Under Hand" was found in John Peel's Record Box. The guitar solo on the b-side had been a particular favourite of the DJ ... Read More >
City Walls
City Walls was an indie compilation album of musicians from the Southampton area, released in 1980. As outlined in Richard Williams’ book “A Curry With John Peel”, the DJ supported the release and played the local launch gig ... Read More >
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Neil Innes
Neil James Innes (09 Dec. 1944 - 29 Dec. 2019) was an English writer, comedian and musician who recorded three solo Peel sessions and seven with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. He also worked with members of Monty Python. RIP. Read More >

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John Peel personal look at English football 1991-94

John Peel personal look at English football 1991-94

JP gives his thoughts on the state of football in 1994, ‎‎Standing Room Only, BBC2.


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Peel Mailing List: Long hosted by Yahoo, the online group dedicated to Peel moved to at the end of Nov. 2019.

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.

If you have tapes of vintage Peel shows that you would like to share or get help converting to digital formats, please contact the Peel Mailing List, where you will find many people keen to help you.

The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts is a vibrant venue run by enthusiastic volunteers in Stowmarket, Suffolk. Music, dance, theatre & visual arts.


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