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Saturday, 30 August 2014

John Peel - Would have been 75 today!

Born on this day in 1939, John Peel, BBC radio DJ. journalist and TV presenter, born John Robert Parker Ravenscroft. He was the longest running BBC Radio 1 and the most influential British DJ ever. He was one of the first broadcasters to play psychedelic rock and progressive rock records on British radio, and is widely acknowledged for promoting artists working in various genres, including pop, reggae, indie rock, alternative rock, punk, hardcore punk, breakcore, grindcore, death metal, British hip hop, and dance music. Peel died in Cuzco, Peru of a heart attack on 25th October 2004 aged 65.

Click on the links to enjoy the music.

The Peel Sessions
(Dates Are Broadcast Dates).
 To The Old House 
Still ill 
This Night Has Opened My Eyes.

She's Lost Control
Love Will Tear Us Apart
Twenty Four Hours
Sound of Music.

Wax And Wane
Alas Dies Laughing
Feathers Oar/Blades.

Another Song
 Full Moon In My Pocket / Blam!! / Full Moon etc
Harmony In Your Bathroom
International Rescue
Read About Seymour.

1. Thick As Thieves
2. The Eton Rifles
3. Saturday's Kids
4. When You're Young.

1.Truth 2. Senses 3. I.C.B. 4. Dreams Never End 5.Turn the Heater On {Keith Hudson Cover} 6. We All Stand 7. Too Late 8. 5-8-6 .

1. Natural's Not In It
2. Not Great Men
3. Ether
4. Guns Before Butter.

1. Johnny Was
2. Law And Order
3. Barbed Wire Love
4. Suspect Device.

1. Love Und Romance
2. Vindictive
3. New Town
4. Shoplifting.

1. T.C.P.
2. Brickfield Nights
3. Classified Susie
4. Boys.

1. The Prince 
2. Bed And Breakfast Man 
3. Land Of Hope And Glory
4. Stepping Into Line.

1. Read It In Books
2. Stars Are Stars
3. I Bagsy Yours
4. Villiers Terrace.

Loads more Peel Sessions can be found on You Tube.

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