RIP John Peel

John Peel, of the Radio 1, passed away yesterday. While I didn’t listen to his show, I did have several Peel Session LPs. Those albums shaped my musical tastes as an adolescent, and helped me think about music from across the pond (a big leap for this native Minnesotan in those pre-internet days) as well as music that wasn’t being played (and still isn’t being played) on any of my local radio stations.

May you rest peacefully, knowing that you expanded many people’s musical horizons, John Peel.