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‎‎‎Soul Music
Soul music combines elements of African-American gospel music, rhythm and blues and jazz. At the start of his British radio career, John Peel wasn't known as a supporter of soul music. As the 1960s gave way to the '70s, however, he showed an increasing interest ... Read More >
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Electronic Music
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology. Pushed forward by technological innovations, electronic music continued to offer Peel “stuff I haven't heard before” ... Read More >

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John Peel Interview 1982

John Peel Interview, Radio Wexham hospital radio, Slough, 1982.


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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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