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2 Tone Records
2 Tone were an English record label that mostly released ska and reggae-influenced music. JP (1980, on the label’s debut release, 'Gangsters' by The Specials): “One of those records that really changes your life, where you wake up the next day and nothing's ever really quite the same again” ... Read More >
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Billy Childish
Since the late 1970s, Billy Childish has been prolific in creating music, writing and visual art. After the Pop Rivets recorded a session in early 1980, his musical output was heard regularly on Peel’s shows down the decades, with outfits such as Thee Milkshakes and Thee Headcoats ... Read More >

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‎1981
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‎‎‎Jammy
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K. Hudson
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‎‎‎‎Yabby You
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‎Saints
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‎Chords
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J. Osbourne
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BFBS 1982
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‎‎‎‎Melody Maker
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1969
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Bong-Ra

Peel TV


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The Who - John Peel Interviews Pete & Keith plays Armenia City In The Sky (Film - Dutch TV 1967)

JP interviews the Who for Dutch TV, 1967.


R.I.P.


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Joe Burke
11 Apr 1939 – 20 Feb 2021
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Prince Markie Dee
Fat Boys
Feb 19, 1968 - 18 Feb 2021
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Françoise Cactus, Stereo Total
d. 17 Feb 2021, aged 57

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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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