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The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in November 1962. They recorded five sessions for Peel’s shows between 1970 and 1975, and the DJ also played tracks from their records - indeed in one show in 1976 he featured selections ... (read more)
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Donna Loren
Donna Loren, born 1947, is an American singer and actress. Peel first met her in 1966 when she visited the National Orange Show in San Bernardino, California, where he was working for the local KMEN radio station. A picture from the Kmentertainer, KMEN's newsletter ... (read more)
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Hooton 3 Car
Hooton 3 Car were a British punk/melodic hardcore band, formed in Sunderland in 1989. The band's third session, recorded just after a week's touring in Japan, included a song Peel regarded as his personal favourite of their output, Danny, which he suggested ... (read more)

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John Peel's Interview On Bandit (S4C Music TV Programme)

Peel discusses Datblygu and Welsh-language music on Bandit, early 2000s.


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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. Latest:

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