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1990s Revolution

Mary Anne Hobbs celebrates John Peel's legacy with highlights from his 90s shows.

Ever since he came off the pirate ships and joined Radio 1 in 1967, John Peel was a champion of new, exciting and occasionally challenging music like no other DJ.

Today BBC Radio 6 Music lives on in that pioneering spirit, with its presenters continuing the passion and love he showed for new music.

John Peel was a proud son of Merseyside, and, following the 6 Music Festival in Liverpool, there's another chance to hear the series tracing John's developing musical passions.

John's friend and fellow Radio 1 DJ, Mary Anne Hobbs introduces this episode, which includes highlights of John's shows in the nineties.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Grinderswitch

    Pickin' The Blues

    • Atlantic Records.
  • Mogwai

    Rollerball

  • Andrés Landero y su Conjunto

    Mercedes

  • Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci

    Lucy's Hamper

  • Half Man Half Biscuit

    Sponsoring The Moshpits

  • Mufflon 5

    Gross Feeder

  • Nirvana

    Smells Like Teen Spirit

    • Geffen.
  • Conemelt

    Artificial Timestretch Lady

  • Crocodile God

    Final Song

  • Lost Acapulco

    MPM (La Quebradora)

  • The London Punkharmonic Orchestra

    Teenage Kicks

  • The Undertones

    Teenage Kicks

    • EMI.
  • Kenickie

    Come In

  • Cibo Matto

    Beef Jerky

  • Shut Up and Dance

    White White World (Radio 1 Session, 5 Aug 1990)

  • Pavement

    The Sutcliffe Catering Song (Radio 1 Session, 11 Feb 1994)

  • Tongoenda Sounds

    Tscvenhando

Credit

Role Contributor
Producer Dina Jahina

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