Kat's Karavan (1961) "There is a small record shop in London that caters for collectors of these sort of records and it is at 77 Charing Cross Road, which is the reason it has the name. And they just put out 99 copies of each record they make, because otherwise, if they made it 100" ... Read More >
Jamaica The island nation of Jamaica contributed ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub and dancehall to Peel's playlists, more than any other country of similar size. The DJ recalled that the first reggae record he played was 'Pop-A-Top' by Jamaican singer Andy Capp in 1969 ... Read More >
Radio Flashes Radio Flashes was a radio series that mixed comedy with music, hosted by Vivian Stanshall, Keith Moon and Peel's producer John Walters. It was broadcast on BBC Radio One in August 1971 while Peel was on holiday. Walters found the experience of trying ... 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. New: