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Happy Hardcore
"We're just mad for this stuff here on this programme, I have to say, because it is so much in the spirit of where popular music has been since the days of Elvis. Elvis would have understood this I think because people curl their lips at it and say it's uncool” ... (read more)
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The Cravats were a neo-dadaist group from Redditch, UK, formed in 1977. The unstinting support of Peel never translated into commercial success, and The Shend would later state that the P.R.S. payments they received for sessions were the band's main income ... (read more)
Fun 250
There Is Some Fun Going Forward
The final release by Dandelion Records was a ten-track sampler LP issued in 1972 through Polydor at a budget price. The album is best known for the photograph on the sleeve that shows Peel naked in a bath with a topless model ... (read more)

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23 June 1982
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Teen Cthulhu
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09 March 1996
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Costa Rica '90

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John Peel about The Fall00:51

John Peel about The Fall

Peel offers thoughts on his favourite band, in The Fall - It's Not Repetition, It's Discipline.


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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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