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John Peel played the Manchester band's debut single on the Factory label in 1983 and would continue airing new releases until their chart breakthrough in 1991. In a 2016 interview with The Quietus, singer Tim Booth described listening to Peel ... Read More >
Flying Saucer Attack
Flying Saucer Attack are an English experimental space rock band formed in Bristol in 1992 who remained a constant feature of Peel's show until they split up in 2000. In 1995, Peel interviewed the band on the repeat of their first session ... Read More >
Peel played Rootsman material regularly for a decade from 1994, including collaborations with other artists supported by the DJ, notably Black Star Liner and Muslimgauze. Based in multi-ethnic Bradford, a city close to Peel's heart ... Read More >

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Top Of The Pops - The Story of 1986

Top Of The Pops - The Story of 1986

Janice Long recalls Peel on TOTP, in Top Of The Pops - The Story Of 1986.


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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:

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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