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|Name||John Robert Parker Ravenscrof|
|Born||30 August 1939|
|Death||25 October 2004|
|Associated Acts||The Smiths|
John Peel was an English disc jockey and radio/TV presenter. He is most remembered for his BBC Radio 1 broadcasts, on which he presented mostly late night programmes for over 30 years. He also occasionally presented the BBC popular music chart show Top Of The Pops.
"Peel Sessions" were special studio recordings by selected artists for his show. More than 4,000 took place over his career.
He was highly respected amongst artists and fans, due to his passion for music and his down to earth personality.
John Peel Sessions - The Smiths
Recorded 18 May 1983, Maida Vale Studios, London. Broadcast 31 May 1983
- What Difference Does It Make? [watch]
- Miserable Lie [watch]
- Reel Around The Fountain [watch]
- Handsome Devil [watch]
Recorded 14 September 1983, Maida Vale Studios, London. Broadcast 21 September 1983
Recorded 1 August 1984, Maida Vale Studios, London. Broadcast 9 August 1984
Recorded 2 December 1986, Maida Vale Studios, London. Broadcast 17 December 1986
Producer - John Porter
Engineer - Unknown
Johnny Marr Recalling John Peel Sessions