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‎‎BBC Written Archives Centre
The centre contains all internal written documents and communications from the BBC from 1922 to the present day. PASB (Programme As Broadcast Forms) scripts of running orders for Peel's Radio One shows to 1996 are held on microfilm ... Read More >
Ipswich arms
Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, about 15 miles southeast of Great Finborough, the village closest to Peel Acres. Memorable gigs in the town for Peel included Roy Orbison at the Ipswich Gaumont in June 1985 and Extreme Noise Terror at the Caribbean Centre ... Read More >
Mick Farren
Mick Farren (1943-2013) was an English journalist, author and singer associated with the UK underground. Peel and Farren seemed to become friends for a while, sharing sympathies for the underground culture as well as a love of classic rock and roll ... Read More >

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29 Oct 1967
25 December 1973
25 Dec 1973
19 May 1976
‎19 May 1976
15 June 1978
15 June 1978
29 June 1983
29 June 1983
JN's Explosion
Folk Implosion
‎Folk Implosion
220px-MC5 - Kick Out the Jams
Chicken Shack
04 January 1997
04 Jan 1997
22 April 1997
22 April 1997
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‎Oklahoma City
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‎San Bernardino
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Peel TV

Top of the Pops 28th August 198605:08

Top of the Pops 28th August 1986

Peel and Janice Long give the chart rundown, 28 August 1986 (TOTP).


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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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