I Thank John Peel For My Musical Education

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    My Musical Uncle

    Today would have been John Peel's 71st birthday, so it is as good a time as any to celebrate the life of this self-effacing music colussus. It is fair to say he taught me everything about music without ever having met me, which he did for literally millions of listeners, as well...
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2010

    First Of All

    Why am I the only person in this group? Eh? Eh? Anyway, a little video about my musical mentor and his sainted record box and the even more sainted Fall.
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    Jan 16, 2011

    Under The Covers.

    Initially I listened to Peel under the bed covers. He broadcast all of the best bands of the emerging UK punk era & spent ages making tapes of some of his shows on cassette. Some reallyu obscure tracks from Sritty Politti, Spizz oil, Damned, Undertones & Viv Stnshall all the way...
    purecotton purecotton
    51-55, M
    Aug 22, 2011
    mizzen123 mizzen123
    46-50, M
    Mar 19, 2013
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