John Peel's Scottish Sessions

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6M0120100908

Tom Ravenscroft charts the contribution his father John Peel made to the Scottish scene.

This programme was commissioned to mark the fifth anniversary of the passing of DJ John Peel, his son Tom Ravenscroft charts the contribution his father made to the Scottish music scene through the sessions he offered Scottish acts.

With contributions from many Peel favourites like Belle and Sebastian, Altered Images, The Delagados, del Amitri, The Incredible String Band and Ivor Cutler who clocked up 22 John Peel sessions, and writer Ken Garner, alongside tracks from these legendary recordings in BBC Maida Vale studios.

6M02 LAST20100909

Tom Ravenscroft charts the contribution his father John Peel made to the Scottish scene.

Tom Ravenscroft explores John Peel's Scottish session recordings.