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Catalogue numberREC 68
TitleJohn Peel's archive things
Artist(s)John Peel
Cover conditionVery Good Plus
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeB
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byE. J. Day Group, London and Bedford
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreRadio
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRE + 68 + 1 (2 crossed out) BBC
RE + 68 + 2 (1 crossed out) BBC
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1I know a little girl0.25
A2Wellington boots1.47
A3Jew's harp duet0.57
A4Hora [Romanian Radio television Folk Orchestra]1.55
A5Oleg tambulilingan [Gong Gede]2.59
A6Sunday morning service1.35
A8Heroic song1.02
A9Fearless bird0.40
A10Live beetle Jew's harp1.00
A11A friend of sinners who died [Choir of St. Judes Anglican Church, Ebutemeta]1.46
A12Cymbalom Dance [Brno Radio Folk Orchestra]2.26
A13The eternal voice2.58
A14Trumpet imitation1.40
B1Aboriginal children0.42
B2'Pop' Music [The Radio Ceylon Orchestra]2.00
B3Nose flute quintet [Semai Senoi Nose Flute Quintet]0.36
B5Beautiful things2.15
B6To our lady [State Choir Of Georgia]2.46
B9The chicken has laid an egg1.00
B10Lero [Khuda Bux Mondrani]0.55
B12Joyous air [Prince Buu Luc]1.17
B14Cigany zenekara!2.20
Total length of media 45:17.


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Unusual recordings from the BBC Archives.

A1 - Liverpool - Traditional children's rhyme
A2 - South Africa - Traditional dance by Zulus
A3 - Bali - Recorded at Ubud (I. Polunin)
A4 - Rumania - Traditional dance (Rumanian Radiotelevision)
A5 - Bali - Dance of bees (I. Polunin)
A6 - Ethiopia - Christian Orthodox Church (Jean Jenkins)
A7 - Uganda - Bugandan royal music (R.M. Stanley)
A8 - Ethiopia - Sidamo tribe (Jean Jenkins)
A9 - Hong Kong - Traditional song, sung in Cantonese
A10 - New Guinea - Jews Harp, Arisili Village (R. Maclennan)
A11 - Nigeria - St Judes Anglican Church Choir (A.T. Ola Olude)
A12 - Czechoslovakia - Traditional dance from Slovakia (Czechoslovakia Radio)
A13 - Tibet - Monks of Kume Tarsang Monastery (P. Crossley-Holland)
A14 - Austria (P. Plumb)
B1 - Australia - Aboriginal Children from Roebourne, N.W. Australia (J.N. Hutchinson)
B2 - Ceylon - (Ceylon Broadcasting Corporation)
B3 - Malaysia - Pensol players (I. Polunin)
B4 - Rumania - Traditional dance (Rumanian Radiotelevision)
B5 - Turkey - Traditional love song (J-C. Lubtchansky)
B6 - Georgia, USSR - Caucasian hymn (U.S.S.R. Radio)
B7 - South Africa - Played by a member of the Ndau tribe
B8 - Malaysia - Three girls splashing water called 'ketimum' or 'water splash music' (I. Polunin)
B9 - Malaysia - Semai Senoi tribe member (I. Polunin)
B10 - Baluchistan - Modern love song (Sylvia Matheson)
B11 - Germany - A student group who are members of the Johannischer Chor, Berlin.The leader is Siegfried Lehmann. (P. Plumb)
B12 - Vietnam - Recorded on the roof of a fifteen-storey building in Saigon (I. Polunin)
B13 - Azerbaijan - (U.S.S.R. Radio)
B14 - Hungary - (P. Plumb)

The names in brackets are those of the recordists or organisations who provided the original tapes.

Further information

BBC Radio Enterprises Ltd and BBC Enterprises Ltd, predecessors of BBC Worldwide / BBC Worldwide Ltd., the BBC's commercial arm. Formed 1968 and 1979 respectively, they were a subsidiary wholly owned by the BBC and merged into BBC Worldwide in 1995. In that time, there were companies set up within or structured brands as part of the company to deal with separate parts of the business, e.g. BBC Records for recorded audio. Sometimes written as BBC Enterprise Ltd.

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