BBC streams legendary DJ's collection of 25,000 LPs
BBC streams legendary DJ's collection of 25,000 LPs - Need a reason to buy those new headphones? How about 25,000 of them: Legendary DJ John Peel's massive record collection will be soon be streaming online as part of an "interactive museum." Peel's shelf-straining collection includes a reported "25,000 LPs, 40,000 singles and many thousands of CDs" and will become part of The Space, a collaboration between the Arts Council England and the BBC. The group plans to upload 100 of Peel's albums each week until October. "We're very happy that we've finally found a way to make John's amazing collection available to his fans, as he would have wanted," Peel's widow, Sheila Ravenscroft, told the BBC.