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Bestimix 11: Greg's Greats (The Shellac Collective)

Bestimix 11: Greg's Greats (The Shellac Collective)

About the show

Playing tracks by

Ruth Brown, Eddie Bond, Denham Jubille Singers, Champion Jack Dupree, John Peel and more.

With liquid shellac flowing through his veins, it's fair to say that perennial Camp Bestival and Bestival fave Greg's Greats knows a thing or two about pre-acid house dance music. This chap only has to rummage through his 100,000-strong collection of 78s to give any DJ whippersnapper a taste of the original good stuff - and you can expect plenty of that on his exclusive Besti-mix, taking in 'golden era' rockabilly, big band jazz, jump up ballroom biz and old-school rhythm & blues.

John Peel (RIP) was a big fan and supporter of Greg, so it's fitting that the late, great Radio 1 DJ makes a special guest appearance in amongst the tunes. If you like what you hear, and we have more than a sneaky suspicion you will, then make sure you check out Greg and his Shellac Collective, at Bestival and Camp Bestival in the Black Dahlia tent this summer!

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