Radio One DJ John Peel Dies

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  1. Radio One DJ John Peel has died of a heart attack whilst on holiday in Peru with his wife.
  2. Just heard this too. Very sad - apart from his cracking programmes, he was a grumpy old man par excellence.
  3. That is bad news :cry:

    Do you know John Peel was present when Lee Harvey Oswald was first shown at a press conference as the killer of JFK?

    Or was it when he shot him?

    Anyway , John was ex-Forces too.

    RIP John Peel ,
  4. Agreed, sorry to hear that.
  5. Agreed - a grumpy old man par excellence.
  6. Terrible news.

    Radio sales in the afterlife are guaranteed to rocket.
  7. He did National Service in the Royal Artillery did he not, used to refer to that amusingly on his R4 programme.
  8. Rest in Peace old chap.

  9. Heady days of youth and radio one....... good memories

    Peel made them good.

    Missed for dry humour and cracking satire.

    Beebs :(
  10. Bummer.

    His Radio 4 show, "Home Truths", was ( WAS??? I just wrote WAS??? FFS ) a real gem, spoke to us all as individuals.

    Rest in peace matey.
  11. The 'Peel sessions' were legendary.

    sad news indeed
  12. been listening to him since i arrived 12 years ago.

    very sad, truly a great britain!

  13. Only DJ who could seriously play the latest tunes and then follow it with a classical track and make the program make sense!

    A great loss.
  14. A great loss to quality broadcasting.
  15. Top bloke, fellow scouser. Keep the idiot Johnson away as Liverpool will also want to mourn JPs passing.