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The wiki about John Peel that anyone can edit

Detailed information on the legendary DJ
9,722 articles since January 2008

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‎Dave Clarke
Dave Clarke is an English electronic music DJ, producer and radio presenter from Brighton. Peel was a fan and is credited with dubbing him the "baron of techno". In 1997, Peel included Clarke's 'Archive One' in his top 20 albums of all time ... Read More >
‎Billy Liddell
Peel's long-standing LFC idol was 1950s winger Billy Liddell, whose portrait hung in the dining room at Peel Acres. An autograph signed on a newspaper flyer by the player was kept in his father's old desk and referred to by Peel as 'perhaps the most sacred item I own' ... Read More >
‎‎Things Named After John Peel
Since Peel's death in 2004, the numerous items named after him in tribute have included awards, bars, buildings, events, festivals, flowers, football tournaments, music stages, radio lectures, record labels, traffic islands and trains ... Read More >

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BBC WS 1996
BBC WS 1997
BBC WS 1998
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BFBS 1983
01 January 1972 2
01 Jan 1972
Maida Vale Live
03 September 1986
03 Sept 1986
Mangrove Steel Band
Mangrove Steel
03 December 1985
03 Dec 1985
Wawali Bonane
Wawali Bonane
08 February 1989
08 Feb 1989
11 July 1988
‎11 July 1988
Petty Booka
Petty Booka

Peel TV

'' when hippies ruled the world '' - hippie night bbc.t.v - (pt1of4)15:01

'' when hippies ruled the world '' - hippie night bbc.t.v - (pt1of4).

‎Peel claims he was an unconvincing hippy (12:45-13:11), in When Hippies Ruled The World (2002).


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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:

If you have tapes of vintage Peel shows that you would like to share or get help converting to digital formats, please contact the Peel Mailing List, where you will find many people keen to help you.

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