BBC Radio 6 Music remembers John Peel

Screen Shot 2014-10-25 at 10.32.27Radio 6 are remembering John Peel on the tenth anniversary of his death

They are broadcasting the highlights form three of his shows – from 1968, 1978 and 1981.

The 1981 show features a Killing Joke session.

As a tribute to the great John Peel, who died ten years ago, a rare chance to hear highlights of one of his Radio 1 shows from 1981.

John presents session tracks from Killing Joke and New Order, as well as tracks from the Psychedelic Furs, Splodgenessabounds, Pigbag, John Lee Hooker, as well as his ‘favourite UB40 track to date’!

The programme was first broadcast on Radio 1 on 14th May 1981, when it was recorded at home by Mike Dick, who kindly passed on a copy to the BBC Archive.

via BBC Radio 6 Music – 6 Music Remembers John Peel, 1981.

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