- Radio Radio
- BBC Radio One
- 1986-02 -08
- (dunelm61) In 1986 BBC Radio 1 made a series of DJ profiles called Radio Radio, one of the them was devoted to John.
- Vintage clips include Russ “Weird Beard” Knight on KLIF, Peel on Kat's Karavan, KOMA (as Beatles and UK music specialist), Perfumed Garden and Top Gear, as well as Pig playing ‘Abide With Me’ on a hurdy-gurdy.
- For full details, see Radio Radio (Transcript)).
- The series was a front cover feature in Radio Times, issue dtd. 16th January 1986 (programmes 18-24 January 1986) with a short description and quotes from each of the featured DJs Tony Blackburn, Kenny Everett, Noel Edmonds, Paul Gambaccini, John Peel and Steve Wright (read here).
- Faces: Stay With Me
- Little Richard: Tutti Frutti
- Jimmy Reed: Shame Shame Shame
- Lightnin' Hopkins: The Rooster Crowed in England
- Yardbirds: The Nazz Are Blue
- Misunderstood: I Can Take You To The Sun
- Captain Beefheart: Sure Nuff & Yes I Do
- The Nice: Thoughts Of Emerlist Davjack
- Incredible String Band: You Get Brighter Every Day
- T. Rex: Ride A White Swan
- Saints: (I’m) Stranded
- Shared via Peel Newsgroup. Many thanks to dunelm61!
- Mooo (User Name: peel Password: group)
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