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Röövel Ööbik
Röövel Ööbik, which translates as Rubber Nightingale, are an Estonian alternative rock band formed during Soviet rule. Peel discovered them when they sent him a demo tape after hearing his show on Finland's Rockradio station in 1988. In 1993, they recorded their only Peel session … (read more)
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Voodoo Queens
The Voodoo Queens were an indie band from North London and one of the very few predominantly British Asian all-female groups. Peel came across the band when they were supporting Cornershop at The Falcon in November 1992. Despite a nine-minute set of just three songs … (read more)
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Martha & The Vandellas
Martha & The Vandellas were one of the most successful groups in the Motown roster during the 1960s, performing primarily soul but also pop and rock 'n' roll. In 1967, their ‘Love Bug Leave My Heart Alone” was the first song broadcast on Peel’s debut Top Gear show … (read more)

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John Peel's Jack The Lad - Gentlemen Soldier(03:31)
Peel plays his #3 single of 1975, by Jack The Lad.
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