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Wckr Spgt
Wckr Spgt are an experimental lo-fi rock band from California. Their first vinyl release came in 1991 and included the track for which they are best known to listeners of the John Peel show. The short, quirky "Francis Mitterrand" was an instant hit with both the DJ and many ... (read more)
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Immortal Lee County Killers
The Immortal Lee County Killers were an American punk blues band, formed in Auburn, Lee County, Alabama, who existed from mid-1999 to 2007. The group were first played on the Peel show on 12 December 2000. It was an inauspicious debut ... (read more)
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Eurovision Song Contest
“I'm a great admirer of the Eurovision Song Contest - genuinely so. I mean, I really look forward to it each year, because it does have a kind of innocence and charm to it and things which you don't often get these days, and also the record industry doesn't seem ..." (read more)

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"Caterham-Survival of the Fastest" documentary 2003

Peel narrates Caterham - Survival Of The Fastest, a 2003 BBC Four documentary about Caterham Cars, whose British-built Caterham Seven was the fastest accelerating production sports car in the world.


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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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