List of Peel sessions

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This is a list of artists (bands and individual musicians) who recorded at least one session for John Peel and his show on BBC Radio 1 from 1967 to his death in 2004.[1] The first session was recorded by Tomorrow on 21 September 1967, and the last by Skimmer on 21 October 2004. After Skimmer's session, three further sessions that had already been booked before Peel's death were recorded: Bloc Party on 4 November, 65daysofstatic on 18 November and Sunn O))) on 9 December.

Where an artist has recorded more than one session under different names then both names have been listed.

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A[edit]

AC/DC recorded a Peel session in 1976.

B[edit]

Bauhaus recorded two sessions in 1979 and 1982.

C[edit]

Calexico recorded five sessions between 1997 and 2003.

D[edit]

E[edit]

Alec Empire recorded a session in 1995.

F[edit]

Peel's favorite group, The Fall, recorded 27 sessions, spanning from 1978 to 2004.

G[edit]

Laurent Garnier recorded a session in 1995.

H[edit]

Herman Düne recorded six sessions between 2000 and 2004.

I[edit]

J[edit]

James Taylor Quartet recorded a session in 1987.

K[edit]

Kid Koala recorded a session in 2000.

L[edit]

Ladytron recorded two sessions in 2001 and 2002.

M[edit]

Madness recorded a session in 1979.

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

Panasonic recorded a session in 1995.

Q[edit]

Quasi recorded three sessions between 1998 and 2001.

R[edit]

Rubella Ballet recorded two sessions in 1982 and 1983.

S[edit]

Sebadoh recorded three sessions between 1992 and 1994.

T[edit]

Richard and Linda Thompson recorded three sessions between 1973 and 1975.

U[edit]

V[edit]

The Vibrators recorded three sessions between 1976 and 1978.

W[edit]

The Wedding Present recorded nine sessions between 1986 and 1992.

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Yo La Tengo recorded three sessions between 1997 and 1999.

Z[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Details are taken from the Ken Garner's The Peel Sessions book (2007).
  2. ^ Previously called the Chords in their first session, but changed their name to avoid legal disputes.
  3. ^ Different band to the one who did a session in 1978.
  4. ^ A session that never was broadcast.
  5. ^ Later called Ray Owen's Moon to avoid legal disputes.
  6. ^ Session offered before Peel's death, honoured by producer Louise Kattenhorn. Broadcast on Huw Stephens' show on 1st March 2005.
  7. ^ Was not broadcast, because of 'too much swearing' according to John Walters in Ken Garner's Peel Sessions book.
  8. ^ Booked to do a second session, but did not make it because of 'measles'.
  9. ^ Session offered before Peel's death, honoured by producer Louise Kattenhorn and broadcast on Huw Stephens' show on 15th February 2005.

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