American singer Bob Dylan and legendary British radio DJ John Peel will
both be inducted into the UK Music Hall Of Fame later this year (05), in
recognition of their outstanding contribution to popular culture.
The two music stars, along with a selection of other acts, have been
selected by music industry experts rather than the general public, so fans
attending this year's induction ceremony can expect an eclectic host of artists
Peel died suddenly last October (04) following a heart attack while
holidaying in Peru - but his influence over popular music in his homeland will
see him sit alongside THE Beatles, U2 and Elvis Presley in the UK Music Hall Of
DJ PAUL GAMBACCINI says of Peel, "He was for years the most important
person in popular music in the western world."