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Early EJ Supporter is Dead
Posted by editor_usa

Wednesday 27
October 2004 @ 22:09
– GMT

BBC Radio 1‘s longest-serving DJ has died.

John Peel, who championed new artists like Marc Bolan and Elton, was 65. It is believed that a heart attack was the cause.

In recent years, John also presented Radio 4‘s weekly Home Truths, focusing on family life.