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Keeping it Peel

It is ten years ago today that John Peel died.

I have been thinking about it a lot recently. I have been thinking of how huge an influence he had on my life (not just my record collection), and how therefore his death had a massive impact too. 398 more words


On October 25, 2004.

On October 25, 2004, John Robert Parker Ravenscroft aka John Peel died aged 65.

Keeping It Peel

Today is the tenth anniversary of the death of John Peel, so I thought I’d write a few thoughts on the great man.

The first few times I listened to Peel were towards the end of 1983. 1,571 more words

"Nobody ever, ever, ever questioned any of this stuff..."

On the tenth anniversary of John Peel’s death, Sam Barber reflects on Peel’s experience of boarding school. Please be aware that this account contains material some people might find triggering or upsetting… 414 more words


Marry Me, Archie & Bang

John Peel died ten years ago today and I reckon that I must have listened to a good few thousand of his radio shows between 1976 and 2004. 491 more words


#KeepingItPeel 2014: Peel Sessions Playlist

It’s hard to believe that it’s now ten years since John Peel died. It’s still hard to believe there will be no more listening to his show on headphones, half-asleep under the duvet: no more sessions from obscure and noisy bands from the middle of nowhere making you go ‘wow!’, no more grinning as Peel played yet another record at the wrong speed, no more cheeky on-air references to his beloved family and equally beloved Liverpool FC. 429 more words


In Memory Of John Peel Show Oct 24th - Podcast & Playlist

Scott Walker, Thurston Moore, Dels, Nots, Batida and many other new releases……. Just like John Peel did it.

SEND ALL YOUR MONEY TO ME Help keep six months of… 333 more words