Andy Peebles began his career as a club DJ in the '60s. From local Piccadilly Radio in the North West, in 1978 Andy joined Radio 1 and moving to London to present a variety of daytime shows, his own soul show and the popular My Top Twelve. He became the regular presenter from 1983 to 1989, and in 1984 it was renamed 'My Top 10' to allow more star chat in the programme. Amongst the hundreds of guests on his shows were Huey Lewis, Roger Taylor, Paul Simon, Bros, Debbie Harry, Lisa Stansfield, Cliff Richard, George Best, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Francis Rossi, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Samantha Fox and Bryan Adams
For his Friday evening show, Andy called upon sporting heroes such as Ian Botham, batsman Sir Leonard Hutton as well as wicketkeepers Bob Taylor and Godfrey Evans. He narrated the popular Record Producers series on Radio 1 during the early 1980s.
In the thirteen years he spent with the BBC in London he also broadcast for British Forces Radio and for the World Service, combining this with his other passion, sport. In addition to his musical commitments, Andy has commentated on cricket for the BBC for over twenty years. You now can hear him Saturdays on Manchester's Smooth FM and London's Jazz 102.4.
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1979 - Andy's weekday afternoon show with What's on
Andy Peebles show Christmas Day 1979 32kbps mp3
Intro to Manilow (1980)
Peter Powell hands over to Andy (1980)
Mike Oldfield on My Top 12 (1983)
Staying Alive in Paris (1987) (32kbps mp3)
Trailer for Andy's Friday music & Sports show 1987
Andy requests you to listen to his Soul & Blues show at 10Pm
Soul Train Trailer Saturday Nights
Soul Show theme In the Stone by Earth Wind and Fire (1 min)
New Transmitter 98.3 Cardigan Bay Dec 1989
Traffic News Dec 1989
Andy hands over to Alan Freeman (1989)
Last in BFBS Soul_Train Series 1985.mp3