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John Peel's Omnibus - The Record Machine09:44

John Peel's Omnibus - The Record Machine

Peel interviews the Mekons, Slits and others in BBC Omnibus documentary The Record Machine (1978).


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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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