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Peelenium
The Peelenium was a selection of songs picked by Peel and his team to celebrate the 100 years of music leading up to the millennium, with four songs from each featured year played as a block, introduced by "The Voice" (wife Sheila). Initially scheduled to run in the final 100 shows of 1999 ... Read More >
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John Peel Show
JP (1975): "There are advantages to doing a programme every night, there are even advantages to doing only one hour a night. The latter [...] forces on you economy in both content and presentation, the former enables you to establish a continuity" ... Read More >
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Top Of The Pops
While Peel briefly presented TOTP in the 1960s, and showed up as a "member" of the Faces in 1971, his main stint with the weekly TV show was during the 1980s, racking up a total of 49 appearances between 1968 and 1995. Unlike the other presenters, he was noted for his caustic remarks ... Read More >

Monthly Choice


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‎1975
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‎1978
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‎‎‎1979
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BFBS 1982
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‎‎‎‎Melody Maker
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JC Frank
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Pencils
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01 June 1969
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Jakin Boaz
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2020 F50

Peel TV


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Tiswas - A Bizarre show ending featuring John Peel

JP discusses life with John Gorman and Chris Tarrant, Tiswas (ITV, c.1980).


R.I.P.


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‎Gerry Marsden
Gerry & The Pacemakers
24 Sept 1942 – 3 Jan 2021
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Leslie West, Mountain
22 Oct 1945 - 22 Dec 2020
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‎Harold Budd
24 May 1936 - 8 Dec 2020

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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, including unexpected items featuring Spoken Word, Comedy, Classical and Opera. 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.

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

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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.

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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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Working with the Ravenscroft family to build a digital archive of John Peel's record collection.
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