On October 25, 2004.

john-peel

On October 25, 2004, John Robert Parker Ravenscroft aka John Peel died aged 65.  He was disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist, widely acknowledged for promoting artists working in various genres in “Peel’s Radio 1” shows, which usually consisted of four songs recorded by an artist live in the BBC’s studios. In 1969 Peel founded “Dandelion Records”, that label released 27 albums by 18 different artists before folding in 1972.

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