The 7 - Music - John Peel dead at 65
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Ruby Trax Summer sausage Level: 46 Posts: 368/435 EXP: 676246 For next: 35533 Since: 10.12.01 From: The KZiM Tower Since last post: 2878 days Last activity: 591 days # 1 Posted on 26.10.04 0856.20 Reposted on: 26.10.11 0856.22 What a crappy way to start the morning. Not that I ever got to actually listen to him in the U.S. much beyond Peel Sessions, but you know, his influence was immeasurable and all that. (BBC NEWS) Veteran BBC broadcaster John Peel has died at the age of 65, while on holiday in Peru. Peel, whose radio career spanned 40 years, was on a working holiday in the city of Cuzco with his wife Sheila when he suffered a heart attack. ... After announcing Peel's death on Radio 1, the station played his favourite song, "Teenage Kicks", by The Undertones. More: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/tv_and_radio/3955289.stm Promote this thread!
OndaGrande Boudin rouge Level: 48 Posts: 149/505 EXP: 806328 For next: 17220 Since: 1.5.03 From: California, Home of THE LAKERS! Since last post: 75 days Last activity: 1 day # 2 Posted on 26.10.04 1804.48 Reposted on: 26.10.11 1809.28 Sad new indeed. The local college radio station (kcpr) has been playing stuff from various "Peel Sessions" CD's all day. Lots of great bands played live for him and there are quite a few of those CD's out there. I definitely recommend them.
drjayphd Scrapple Moderator Level: 119 Posts: 2265/4021 EXP: 18775934 For next: 153412 Since: 22.4.02 From: Outside of Boston Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 3 Posted on 26.10.04 2228.38 Reposted on: 26.10.11 2229.01 Aww FUCK. Wasn't he knighted for his contributions? We need someone like that around here.
Famous Mortimer Pinkelwurst Level: 14 Posts: 2/30 EXP: 11020 For next: 2051 Since: 1.11.04 From: UK Since last post: 4463 days Last activity: 4463 days # 4 Posted on 1.11.04 1734.39 Reposted on: 1.11.11 1742.26 It's a damn shame, as the man was a great force. I used to listen to his show all the time (I'm from the UK) and he played some amazing music and got me into more bands than I care to mention.
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