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Attack 250
The Attack were an English freakbeat / psych band. In March 1967, the group issued a version of "Hi Ho Silver Lining", shortly before the more familiar version by Jeff Beck. The flip side, a composition of their own called "Any More Than I Do," became an enduring favourite of Peel … (read more)
Freshmen 250
The Freshmen were a showband from Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Released in 1979, "You've Never Heard Anything Like It" was the group's final single. Although it seems likely that this was intended as a punk parody, Peel enjoyed it enormously … (read more)
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Thinking Fellers Union Local 282
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 are an experimental indie rock group formed in 1986 in San Francisco. Peel, a comparative latecomer to TFUL282's music, commented, "It's always nice to hear a band whose influences aren't immediately apparent …” (read more)

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JP introduces Top Of The Pops for the last time, before being presented with the This Is Your Life big red book.


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