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‎‎‎KMEN British Pop Top Ten
The KMEN British Pop Top Ten was a feature on Peel's show every Saturday on KMEN in San Bernadino between Feb 1966 and Feb 1967. Known as John Ravencroft at the station, the DJ later claimed he manipulated the chart to include favourite records of his own ... Read More >
‎Record Collection: V&A LPs
From Sept. 2016 to Feb. 2017, around 200 LPs from John Peel's record collection were part of an exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum, "You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-70". While the albums cover a variety of genres ... Read More >
John Peel's Welsh Sessions
"I'm interested in music from all kinds of different places. I play Russian records, German records, and Japanese records. I don't understand the words of those either. In fact, I don't understand a lot of the English records that I play ..." Read More >

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John Peel's News Appearance

John Peel's News Appearance

Peel talks about Liverpool music on ITN, 1984.


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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. Event:

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