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Jazz

Jazz music never played a major role in John Peel's programmes, but he began buying records in the pre-rock-and-roll era of the mid-1950s, when jazz was the music that appealed to rebellious, non-conformist youth, and something of its influence stayed with him. Much of his early musical knowledge came from magazines ... (read more)


Peeling Back The Punk Years

"I suppose there was an element in it where I thought to myself, 'Well, if I was still at that age myself, I could actually have done this myself,' which I would have rather enjoyed doing. But I liked the chaos of it all really. It's during those periods of confusion that the really exciting things happen ... (read more)"

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"In the past couple of years, football songs have achieved a sort of curious respectability, apart of course from those featuring Chas & Dave."

[[Video:John Peel recalls Top of the Pops part two of four||thumb|250px|left|TV Hell: Rock Bottom part 2]]

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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 find many people keen to help you.


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