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John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August, 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter and journalist. Known for his eclectic taste in music and his honest and warm broadcasting style, John Peel was a popular and respected DJ and broadcaster. He was one of the first to play reggae and punk on British radio. His significant influence on alternative rock, Pop, British hip hop and dance music is acknowledged. He was the longest-serving of the original DJs of BBC Radio 1, broadcasting on it from 1967 until his death in 2004.
Capris The Capris are an American doo wop group who became a US one-hit wonder with "There's A Moon Out Tonight". The song remained a huge favourite of John Peel, who included it among his four choices for the 1960 Peelenium and on his FabricLive.07 compilation album ... Read More >
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Godspeed You! Black Emperor are a Canadian experimental music collective who formed in 1994 in Montreal, Quebec. They recorded one Peel session, performing just one track, the 18-minute “Hungover As The Queen At Maida Vale,” which reached #21 in the 1999 Festive Fifty ... Read More >
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