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John Peel: Man Of The Match

Mat Snow, Q, November 1989

Guru to innumerable pale and interesting persons, champion of all things noisesome and "challenging", fully paid-up Good Bloke... When John Peel celebrated his 50th birthday the guest list was a veritable Who's That? of independent pop. "I'm vain enough to think that the other 50-year-olds have got it wrong," he tells Mat Snow.

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