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Gallon Drunk
Gallon Drunk are an English alternative rock band who formed in London in 1988 and recorded one Peel session. The DJ seems to have been particularly fond of their brooding cover of Dick Dale's Miserlou, calling it "surfing for the suicidal" ... (read more)
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Vytas Serelis
Vytas Serelis is a visual artist and musician who emigrated to Australia with his parents in 1950. In early 1969, John Peel hosted a series of concerts featuring Tyrannosaurus Rex, supported by David Bowie as a mime artist and Vytas Serelis playing sitar ... (read more)
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East Of Eden
East Of Eden were a British progressive rock band who had a UK Top 10 hit with the single Jig-a-Jig in 1971. In 2012, guitarist Geoff Nicholson recalled Peel being "the only person who championed our sort of music" ... (read more)

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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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