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‎To Rococo Rot
The influential Berlin-based trio recorded two Peel sessions in the late 90s. Robert Lippok: "When I was 11 in 1976, it was the time when I started to listen to the radio by myself. I would hear the John Peel show and that was my main source for music that I liked" ... Read More >
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John Peel (before ‘No Shoes', 29 May 1992): "You can fill stadiums with all the equipment you can get and all of the dancing folk and backing singers and whatever you like, and you’re still not going to get anything that sounds as good as this" ... Read More >
Credited as one of the key bands in the late 1980s UK hardcore scene, Heresy recorded three Peel sessions. After seeing them live at the 1 in 12 Club in Bradford two weeks before their debut session, he described the grindcore pioneers as "awe-inspiring" ... Read More >

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‎28 Sept 1987
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John Peel's Top Of The Pops European Charts (23rd June 1983)

John Peel's Top Of The Pops European Charts (23rd June 1983)

Peel presents the European charts from Amsterdam, 23 June 1983 (TOTP).


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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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