John Peel died last night, gee he was the champion for almost all of the great and good in British Music , from Led Zeppelin to The Undertones and the Fall. My MP3 jukebox is stuffed full of 'his' discoveries.
I've spent the afternoon glued to the radio with a tear in my eye. I really do fear for the future of all those 'unpopular' bands in the UK who are all rough diamonds just needing someone to air them.
I spent many a teenage hour under the duvet listening to my old ITT radio with a single ear piece enthralled by John Peel. Until yesterday the world service and the Internet served me with those gems