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The Doors' eponymous first album was released in the US by Elektra Records in January 1967, together with a single taken from it, 'Break On Through (To The Other Side)'. The single made little impact nationally but was on the playlist of KMEN in San Bernardino during Peel's final weeks there ... (read more)
Peel was a supporter of Ween's music in the early 90s, often playing music from their records and even lamenting the fact once that he was not able to see the band in concert. Ween recorded two sessions for John Peel's show. For the first, Ween used the touring band, consisting of ... (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 over 26 weeks at The Space website, May-Oct. 2012. On 27 Feb. 2013, new from John Peel Archive:

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“I’ve never previously thought of Loyd Grossman as a Led Zeppelin fan, I have to say.”

Music of the Millenium (part 1)14:38

Music of the Millenium (part 1)

Peel and Jo Whiley introduce Music Of The Millenium (1998), as voted by British record buyers, with studio guests Bob Geldof, Justine Frischmann (Elastica) and Paul Gambaccini.


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