You remember the Festive Fifty programmes that John Peel used to broadcast every year. They are still going and are now on Dandelion Radio. The next one will be aired on there from Xmas Day onwards.
Here at Keeping It Peel though we are keeping it Peel by compiling a list of songs from Festive 50’s of the past. And all of these tunes were chosen by you. Continue reading
On another anniversary of John’s passing, another podcast. This subject of this one though is about another DJ. Nobody more encapsulates the spirit of John Peel than Mary Anne Hobbs.
The memory is fading but there are still many of us who will never forget John Peel and his legacy. We’ve seen reports about many live music venues closing. There has never been a more important time for these places and for the bands. Please try to attend one of these John Peel-related events and let everybody know about them.
» If you know of any John Peel Day events drop us a line or tweet via @keepingitpeel.
John Peel was famous for the seemingly random selections that he played on each show. Even though this latest (two part) pod has a theme, the music is still very very eclectic. Liverpool (& Merseyside) has produced some world famous acts and many of them famous because of John Peel…
Advanced notice for an event on October 14th – Attendance is compulsory… Continue reading
Another pod and this is part two of the BFBS/VPRO podcast recently done…
John Peel wasn’t just on Radio 1 back in the day, he could be heard in Germany and Holland too. This pod – which will now be the first of a two parter – is a sample of some shows broadcast on BFBS and VPRO…
A mention for an underrated band that recorded a few Peel Sessions… well there was a quite a few underrated bands played by Peel, but highlighting just one of those today… Continue reading
A slight self indulgence with this podcast… Continue reading
One of the many famous things Peel said which applies even more now:
Below are notices of live shows featuring bands that did a Peel Session or that he played. Continue reading