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‎New Fast Automatic Daffodils
New Fast Automatic Daffodils were an alternative rock group from Manchester, active 1988-95. Andy Spearpoint: "We were all John Peel listeners and when we started out the most ambitious thing that we could think of was to get a Peel Session” ... Read More >
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Barclay James Harvest are an English progressive rock band who recorded five Peel sessions, 1968-74. John Lees: "The highlight was hearing our single the first time on radio, and it was played by John Peel. I remember thinking that it was absolutely fantastic, that" ... Read More >
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Ronnie Wood
Ronald David Wood (born 1947) is an English rock musician, best known as a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975, as well as a member of the Jeff Beck Group and The Faces: “I’ve never seen John more embarrassed than when he played on that ‘Maggie May’” ... Read More >

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Teenage Kicks, Undertones, John Peel Centre, Peel’s 80th birthday, 30 Aug 2019.


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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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