John Peel’s “Dandelion” Label: following up on yesterday’s review of Bridget St. John. In the early 70s, John Peel was a hairy groupie monster who also found time to run a financially catastrophic record label (euphemism from this site: “idealistic”) peddling hippie music from Principal Edward’s Magic Theatre and Tractor (Tractor!!), but also from the better-known Kevin Coyne, Gene Vincent and Lol Coxhill, and of course from Bridget SJ.