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Rebellious Jukebox
‎‎‎‎‎Rebellious Jukebox
Named after The Fall song, Rebellious Jukebox was a feature in the Melody Maker during the early 90s, offering musicians and others the chance to pick 10 or 12 records that had made an impact on their lives. In December 1994, Peel's choices ... Read More >
In the 1970s, Peel encouraged the Two-Tone movement, which remains the city's main claim to fame in the national music scene, booking the Specials (previously known as the Coventry Automatics) and the Selecter for early sessions ... Read More >
Unrelated to the UK broadcaster of the same name, XFM was an indie radio station in Portugal that ran for four years from 1993. Peel contributed several hour-long programmes in 1993 and 1994, all recorded at Peel Acres, after being approached ... Read More >

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Music Nation- Soap The Stamps

Music Nation- Soap The Stamps

Music Nation: Soap The Stamps was a 2014 documentary on the punk-inspired UK hardcore scene. Peel appears in archive footage, between 11:57 and 13:24 on the video.


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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. 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. Events:

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