*(I apologise for jumping ahead with what I presumed were the correct real audio links. I have given myself a stern talking to. Get the full six hours! below) plus Monday’s Top Gear programme.
6 Music Plays It Again will be extended by half an hour this week as the network remembers the late, great broadcaster John Peel. The week starts with John’s debut BBC radio broadcast, as Pete Drummond’s co-presenter on Radio 1’s Top Gear programme, back in October 1967.
Extracts from Peeling Back The Years, provide the opportunity to enjoy John Peel in conversation with his great friend and producer John Walters. Recorded in 1987, the series provides an insight into John Peel the music fan and the DJ.
The series goes on to explore the British music scene, and John’s own impact upon it, from the early 70s, through the punk explosion and into the 80s.
The archive programming is introduced by 6 Music Presenters Tom Robinson and Steve Lamacq who got together, over a mic, to remember their friend and colleague.
Monday 24 Oct
The week starts with John’s debut BBC radio broadcast, as Pete Drummond’s co-presenter on Radio 1’s Top Gear programme, back in October 1967. The playlist is typically eclectic, opening with Martha & the Vandellas, and embracing The Hollies, The Bee Gees, The Velvet Underground and session tracks from Pink Floyd along the way.
direct link: rtsp://rmv8.bbc.net.uk/6music/6m_evedoc_mon.ra
Tue 25 – Thu 27 October
Peeling Back the Years
Originally recorded as 6 one hour documentaries in 1987, Peeling Back The Years is an opportunity to enjoy John Peel in conversation with his great friend and producer John Walters.
The documentaries have been re-edited to 3 one-hour shows for broadcast (Tues-Thu) but You can listen online to the compete 6 hours of programmes.
direct links (complete 6 hours):
“Listen again to episodes 5 and 6 of Peeling Back The Years
in full from 2100hrs on Thu 27 Oct”
Edited version (as if you would!)
Get the full details here: