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PEEL AT
GLASTONBURY

1999

John Peel at Glastonbury1999 Have you ever detected a Lonnie Donegan influence in Orbital's ambient techno? John felt so, or at least said so in this footage.

The last festival of the millennium was sunny, in stark contrast to the mud and rain of the previous two years.

1999 Glastonbury highlights - Repeated Lonnie Donnegan references. “That’s Underworld, showing undeniable Lonnie Donnegan influence.”

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The acts on stage included The Manic Street Preachers, Blondie, Al Green, Patti Smith and, one of John's favourites, Lonnie Donegan. But the event was sadly overshadowed by the death of Jean Eavis, wife of festival organiser Michael.



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