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‎Horace Andy
Horace Andy (born Horace Hinds, 19 February 1951) is a Jamaican roots reggae songwriter and singer. Peel played Andy's music from the late 70s until the end of his life, with the quintessential 'Skylarkin' featuring in his final show ... Read More >
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Matt Elliott is an English guitarist and singer-songwriter who also produced and recorded electronic music under the name The Third Eye Foundation. JP: "I think you'll hear more from these blighters: certainly on this programme you will" ... Read More >
JP: “Poor Eric has been called "pretentious" by just about everyone now. I think he's just a very concerned and open person who puts his concern as best he can into what he writes. I wish more people would follow his example” ... Read More >

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Synth Britannia

Peel recalled by Silicon Teens mastermind Daniel Miller (from 36.05), before briefly appearing himself (36:28- 36:42), Synth Britannia, BBC4, 2009.


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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. Events:

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