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JUN 21, 2013 - The Guardian

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Teenage Kicks tribute to John Peel removed from Belfast flyover

Consternation after government department erases mural with opening line from Undertones 1978 song much loved by late DJA mural honouring DJ John Peel and his love of the Undertones' classic song Teenage Kicks has been wiped off a wall in Belfast.The opening lyrics of the 1978 punk anthem, "Teenage Kicks, so hard to beat", were painted on the Bridge End flyover into East Belfast in 2004 to commemorate Peel, but were removed by the Department for Social Development (DSD).The lyrics were also engraved on Peel's headstone after he died in 2004.Undertones bass player Michael Bradley tweeted on ... Read More

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