John Peel (Book) 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… John Peel (Book) 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… 2007-06-01 Biography Music Chicago Review
Book Review

John Peel (2007)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Jun 01, 2007; Writers: John Peel, Sheila Ravenscroft; Genres: Biography, Music; Publisher: Chicago Review

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.

Originally posted May 18, 2007 Published in issue #938 Jun 08, 2007 Order article reprints
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