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John Peel

John Peel


First broadcast: Sun 14 Jan 1990

Radio broadcaster, Disc jockey

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is Radio 1 disc jockey John Peel. For over 20 years the guru of pop fans, he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his life at public school, his work as a DJ in the States in the early 1960s, his family, his passion for Liverpool Football Club and, of course, his lifelong passion for pop music.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]


The Undertones


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The Undertones

Teenage Kicks

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Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov


Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

Soloist: Peter Katin Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

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Dance to the Music of Time by Anthony Powell

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Luxury item


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