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‎‎‎‎‎‎Pete Shelley
Pete Shelley (17 April 1955 - 6 Dec 2018) born Peter Campbell McNeish, in Leigh, Lancashire was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the singer of the Buzzcocks ... Read More >
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The Martian Schoolgirls were a short-lived post-punk group from Wimborne in Dorset, best known for their debut single "Life In The 1980s". The record was the first to be played by John Peel on his opening show of the Eighties and the final one in his last of the decade ... Read More >
Dawn Of The Replicants
Dawn Of The Replicants are a Scottish indie rock quintet from Galashiels who recorded four sessions for Peel, with another by side project Pluto Monkey. In 1999, “Science Fiction Freak” became the band's only Festive Fifty entry ... Read More >
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Magoo are an English indie rock band who formed in Norfolk, England, in 1992 and did seven Peel sessions. With acknowledged influences including Guided by Voices, Stereolab, Pavement and Flaming Lips, plus Peel himself, they were signed ... Read More >

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The Wedding Present - 2004 Interview - Yorkshire TV

The Wedding Present - 2004 Interview - Yorkshire TV

Peel is among those discussing the returning Wedding Present in The Wedding Present(2) (2004).


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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. Events:

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