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  • MemberD

    23 March 1983 (TOTP)

    February 28, 2017 by MemberD

    This page seems to be have omitted from the list of Top Of The Pops (Appearances) so would need to be created. I can't watch the BBC Four repeat myself (available here) but the acts/songs featured were as follows:

    JoBoxers – “Boxerbeat” (21) 

    David Bowie – “Let’s Dance” (5) (video)

    Orange Juice – “Rip It Up” (9) 

    Leo Sayer – “Orchard Road” (27) (clip from his TV series)

    Jonathan King – US chart rundown:

    After The Fire – “Der Kommissar” (video clip)

    Frida – “I Know There’s Something Going On” (video clip)

    Golden Earring – “Twilight Zone” (video clip)

    Styx – “Mr Roboto” (video clip)

    Michael Jackson – “Billie Jean” (video clip)

    Big Country – “Fields Of Fire (400 Miles)” (31) 

    Nick Heyward – “Whistle Down The Wind” (26)

    Altered Images – “Don’t Talk To Me A…

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  • MemberD

    Revillos

    February 28, 2017 by MemberD

    It basically took me the best part of the last two hours to create the page for The Revillos. I'd nearly completed it (as well as two sessions they had several 'other plays' between 1979-1981) but then something happened with the editor and I lost the whole lot! Sh*t! Very disappointing - is there no way I can recover my work? Isn't there a 'sandbox' systme on this wiki, like on Wikipedia? Extremely p*ssed off.

    10:20, February 28, 2017 (UTC)MemberD (talk)

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  • Johnpeel3904

    On John Peel's Record Box at number 27 is a single by Dreamland Express called Groovy / U.F.O. who are supposed to be signed to EMI Records. After googling the name, I couldn't find anything about the artist called Dreamland Express or the single, which is surprising when they are supposed to be signed to a major record label like EMI. Does anyone know about this artist?

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  • Johnpeel3904

    John Peel on his shows sometimes had unidentified foreign language speakers before a track was played. The ones I've discovered are:

    19 October 1989: Swahili

    07 February 1990: Russian

    04 July 1992: Punjabi

    28 November 1992: Scottish Gaelic

    I also remembered several shows, where unidentified speakers of Japanese and Dutch were spoken, but I can't remember the dates. Does anyone else know any other foreign languages that they've heard where unidentified speakers speak on Peel's show before a track was played.

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  • Johnpeel3904

    I was reading about Tom Ravenscroft (Peel's son) from an old Telegraph web link below:

    Replace Dad? That would be hateful

    On the 13th and 14th paragraph of the link above, the article mentions this: Peel never expected any of his children to take up the profession. "He certainly didn't give me any tips," says Ravenscroft. "The last time I was on national radio, I got told off for swearing. "Dad was talking about Archie [his grandchild] and asked me what I thought. I replied, 'He's f***ing awesome.' He apologised for how badly he'd brought up his children." Does anyone know which Peel show did the above come from ? I certainly know it was after September 2003, because that was when Archie was born.

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  • Johnpeel3904

    Hi All

    Does anyone know whether the Pixies' Peel Session of 1990 was ever broadcast on BBC Radio One ? If not, why wasn't it broadcast. I had a look at the BBC John Peel website and it mentioned the session was recorded on 11th June 1990, but it didn't mention the date when it was broadcast. I also had a look at Ken Garner's Peel Session book, to see if there was perhaps a live Peel session by the Pixies broadcast on 11th June 1990, but it didn't mention any session from the Pixies. The only session on 11th June 1990 according to the book was from a band called Masasu. 

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  • Johnpeel3904

    Rich200 Tapes

    May 12, 2013 by Johnpeel3904

    Hi, this message is probably more towards Weatherman22 than anyone else, but I would like to know whether he knows if Rich200 has the Peel session from the great African kora player called Toumani Diabate, who did a Peel session, I believe broadcast on 2nd November 1989.  I know most tapes so far of Rich200 have come from John Peel's 1989 shows and I'm hoping that Toumani Diabate session is on that, as I would love to hear it. Many thanks in advance.

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  • Johnpeel3904

    Forgive me, this is the first time I have done this, but I have got several Peel shows from one of the torrents that somebody uploaded many years ago that is not currently available on the mooo server or mediafire.  I uploaded a Peel show from 13th December 2000 on the mooo server just a couple of hours ago.  Is this the right way in uploading a file on the mooo server, or do I have send a message on the Peel Yahoo site informing about the files before uploading it on the mooo server ?

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  • Johnpeel3904

    As all Peel-ites know, the Festive Fifty of 1997 had only 31 entries played on BBC Radio One.  However on the rocklist website, they mentioned 19 songs that were not played (i.e. songs from number 50 to number 32).  I want to know where were those 19 songs published ? Were they published on music newspapers such as the NME or did rocklist made up the list ?

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  • Johnpeel3904

    Does anyone know if there has been a copy of John Peel presenting the UK's Top 40 Singles chart countdown on BBC Radio 1 in January 2003.

    According to an old BBC News website, he was to present a one-off Top 40 chart countdown show after Mark Goodier (Top 40 chart broadcaster) left Radio 1 for Classic FM to do their chart.

    The link is below:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/2532391.stm

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