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John Peel Day 2013

In Popular Culture on October 25, 2013 at 08:56

One of the bands John Peel made popular on these shores: Calexico from Tuscon, Arizona. John Peel became a popular feature to music fans in Germany around the turn of the millennium when Radio 1, a Berlin-based radio station began broadcasting the Peel Sessions, old and new. It was through this channel that Calexico found their way into German radio and became immensely popular in the Fatherland.

England – Poland 1973

In Football on October 15, 2013 at 09:45

England meet Poland tonight to ensure qualification for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The same encounter 40 years ago was a very different affair; England needing a win to secure their passage to West Germany in 1974. Read the rest of this entry »

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