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Ahead of Pete Townshend's delivery of the first ever John Peel Lecture, hear the great broadcaster himself, in conversation with Sue Lawley for Desert Island Discs.

In the 1990 interview, John talks about his life at public school, his work as a DJ in the States in the early 60s, his family, his passion for Liverpool Football Club and, of course, his lifelong passion for music. His discs include Handel's Zadok The Priest, a bit of Rachmaninov, some Mark E Smith, and his all-time favourite record, Teenage Kicks by The Undertones.

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Sun 30 Oct 2011 12:00