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‎‎‎‎Peel, Punk, Belfast and Beyond
Undertones bass player Mickey Bradley hosts a BBC Radio 6 discussion on Peel and music in Northern Ireland, with Terri Hooley (Good Vibrations label founder), Brian Young (formerly Rudi), Tanya Mellotte (Tunic) and Andy Cairns (Therapy?) ... Read More >
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‎‎‎‎George Formby
George Formby (1904 - 1961), was an English actor, singer-songwriter and comedian who became known to worldwide audiences through his films. Peel played several tracks by Formby, one in the Peelenium for 1935 and another as a Pig's Big 78 ... Read More >
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George Formby Sr
George Formby (1875 - 1921) was a northern English comedian and singer in musical theatre, known also as the father of the later performer of the same stage name. Tracks played by Peel included a 1920 Peelenium choice and a Pig's Big 78 ... Read More >

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John Ravenscroft (Peel), Beatles correspondent for KOMA, questions Paul McCartney, Minneapolis, 1965.


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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. Event:

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