Artists John Peel Helped Make Famous

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Artists John Peel Helped Make Famous

After stints in Oklahoma City and Denver in the mid-'60s, when his British accent made him invaluable to American program directors, the man born John Ravenscroft came back to Britain and became the ultimate pirate DJ. Even after he moved to the BBC in 1967, John Peel never lost that sense of discovery. From Syd Barrett to Jack White, Peel found and nurtured the skewed visionaries of rock.

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