The first part of John Peel's Record Collection is unveiled
Yesterday we spoke about John Peel's Record Collection going online, and now we're sat here at 6am looking through the first section of the online archive. The internet isn't just about porn and cat .gifs - it also houses brilliant ideas like this.
Due to the size of his collection (25'000 albums and 40'000 singles) it's going to take a bit of time to be able to input all the data - so for now we have the fortune of looking through the letter 'A' in his alphabetised record collection. Letter 'B' will be unveiled on May 8th.
We're not sure how many albums will be made available to stream, though the first album of the list (0001), Save The Last Gherkin For Me! by Mike Absalom, can be heard below.
You can check out the project by clicking here.
I doubt many people could boast a bigger record collection than the late, great, John Peel. The legendary DJ was rumoured to have around 70,000 records, singles and CD’s in his collection and earlier this year there was talk of these records being made available to the public. [read more]
A wonderful project for Peel fans is on the way, that will see the legendary DJ’s massive record collection loaded into an online Arts Council project called The Space. [read more]
Today the latest letter of John Peel's alphabetised online record collection went live, and it seems the legendary DJ had a bit of a soft spot for John Fahey and Fairport Collection. [read more]