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28 May 1969

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Show

Name
  • Nameless show (former Night Ride)
Station
  • BBC Radio One
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1969-05-28
Comments
  • The show where Peel admitted he had VD. From Wikipedia (reproduced on the John Peel page): "During 1969, after hosting a trailer for a BBC programme on VD on his Night Ride programme, Peel received significant media attention because of admitting on air to be suffering from a sexually transmitted disease. This admission was later used in an attempt to discredit him when he appeared as a defence witness in the 1971 OZ obscenity trial. The judge in that case even instructed that a glass of water he had drunk from be thrown out."
  • More on this show at the Kat's Karavan blog. Many thanks to Eddie!

Session

  • John Fahey #1 First broadcast of debut session. No known commercial release.

Tracklisting

Peel chats with Tony Vandenberg about Radio 4's upcoming report on Venereal Disease.

Peel chats to Theresa Lever about the Youth Drama Centre in Euston

Peel chats to Jon Curle about his part of Night Ride

File

Name
  • John_Peel_-_Night_Ride_-_1969-05-28.mp3
Length
  • 1:00:28
Other
Available
Footnotes
  1. Performed by the Chorus & Orchestra Of The Cracow Philharmonia, conducted by Henryk Czyz.

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