Site of the Day: John Peel's Record Collection Online


The contents of one of the most important and eclectic modern music collections in the world - John Peel’s personal record collection, is starting to be made public for the first time through an online archive.

His family have given exclusive access to the collection which includes 25,000 LPs, 40,000 singles and many thousands of CDs. 

This week, the first 100 A's are up. Have a look here.

One artist per dispatch will be singled out for the documentary treatment, as selected by Peel's widow, Sheila Ravenscroft. This week is Celtic folk singer Mike Absalom. Watch it here.