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Dale Griffin
Terence Dale "Buffin" Griffin (24 Oct. 1948 – 17 Jan. 2016) was an English drummer and founding member of Mott The Hoople. After the break-up of the band, he went on to produce around 2,000 BBC Radio 1 John Peel sessions from 1980 to 1994 ... Read More >
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Black (born Colin Vearncombe; 26 May 1962 − 26 Jan. 2016) was an English singer-songwriter from Liverpool who enjoyed mainstream success in the late 1980s. In the early part of the decade, Black recorded two sessions for the John Peel show ... Read More >
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Ed Stewart
Edward Stewart Mainwaring (23 April 1941 – 9 Jan. 2016), known as Ed "Stewpot" Stewart, was an English broadcaster. On pirate Radio London in 1967, he and Peel together previewed the Beatles LP 'Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' ... Read More >

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John Peel's University Challenge

Paxman sets questions on the Festive Fifty, University Challenge, 2015.


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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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