John Peel

Biography

John Peel was born in Heswall near Chester in 1939 and after completing his military service in Britain in 1962, went to Texas and began working for WRR radio in Dallas. For the next three years he moved to various radio stations in America, among them KOMA in Oklahoma City and KMEN outside Los Angeles. He returned to Britain in 1967 and joined Radio London with the celebrated show The Perfumed Garden. From there onwards John has been a cornerstone of Radio one enlightening the UK listeners and launching many influential bands along the way.

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Once a puppet, with her own sexuality out of her control and a musical career that involved exploitation and sexism, Charlotte Church certainly speaks from experience when she talks of the dangers of hyper-sexualisation in...

Life Before The Turner Prize, Elizabeth Price's Twee Pop Past In Talulah Gosh

4th December 2012 -

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Elizabeth Price will be dominating the headlines today (December 4, 2012), after wining the Turner Prize last night. She’s a relative unknown, so what exactly has the Bradford-born, Luton-raised artist been doing all these years...

BBC Consider Dropping John Peel Tribute Should Abuse Allegations Be Proven

13th October 2012 -

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In light of the recent allegations brought forth against former DJ John Peel, the BBC have announced that they will most likely drop the planned tribute they had arranged in his honour should the allegations...

John Peel Had An Affair With A 15-year-old, and Got Her Pregnant?

12th October 2012 -

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Evidently, it has really not been a good week for dead ex-BBC employees. Over the past two weeks the worst fears, that were merely rumours in Jimmy Savile's lifetime, have seemingly been confirmed as fact...

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