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John Peel

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John Peel (Book)

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
6410, 77855
publisher:
Chicago Review
genre:
Music, Biography

We gave it a B

British radio legend Peel nurtured generations of left-field musical talent; the White Stripes’ Jack White describes him as “the greatest DJ the world has ever known” in the foreword to this autobiography, completed by Peel’s wife after his 2004 death.

Fun Fact
Peel once played a track by speed metallers Napalm Death that was 0.75 seconds long.

Lowdown
Like the man himself, both drily humorous and engagingly sentimental.

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