Month: October 2016

Friday Night Pub Quiz #8

Welcome to the eighth Friday Night Pub Quiz, where you can test your music knowledge about rock’n’roll, from its roots in the early 20th century to punk rock in the mid-1970s. The background to the answers can be found in my book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled. The questions vary in difficulty. The specialist topic this week: Drummers….


Ilkley Gazette: 2 September 2016

original article in the Ilkley Gazette. New book charts the history of rock ‘n’ roll By Claire Lomax IT IS quite unusual for a book launch to be held at a record fair but the content of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled made Northallerton Record Fair the perfect venue for the official North East England launch. The Fair,…


All Press Articles

DEESIDE.Com: 2 March 2017 Article by Claire Lomax Rock’n’Roll Unravelled book signing at Connah’s Quay Record Fair. For the original article in the Deeside.com and the reproduced article on this site. ILKLEY GAZETTE: 2 September 2016 Article by Claire Lomax Rock’n’Roll Unravelled‘s North East England book launch and signing at Northallerton Record Fair. For the…


Beatles: The Early Years (before Ringo)

This podcast was recorded by Derek Shelmerdine in a discussion with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 26 May 2016. The story of the Beatles, from the time that John met Paul on 6 July 1957, up until Ringo joined in the late summer of 1962. (duration 40…


Pink Floyd Items in Rock’n’Roll Unravelled

These PINK FLOYD items can all be found in Rock’n’Roll Unravelled This is the PINK FLOYD section from Part 3: Pocket Histories of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled The stories associated with each of these items can be found in Part 2 of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled: What Happened Today? TO BUY Rock’n’Roll Unravelled In the UK at: Amazon UK…