Monthly archives: January, 2017

Review: Sound of Fury Fan Club

This review of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled is by Chris Eley of the Sound of Fury Fan Club. The original review can be found at: Sound of Fury Fab Club The review… Rock’n’Roll Unravelled – by Derek Shelmerdine An abridged review copy of this publication, with the front page caption ‘From its Roots to mid-1970’s Punk’ came…


RnR Unravelled Hour: January

Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 19 January 2017. The Rock’n’Roll Hour January. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in January down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled,…


Crawdaddy Club Story

Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 19 January 2017. Giorgio Gomelsky and the Story of the Crawdaddy Club. This month we were joined on the telephone by the Crawdaddy’s Mike Rivers. The history of the London’s Crawdaddy Club and the man who founded…


Adam & Anna: BBC Radio York

Adam and Anna’a Afternoon Show BBC Radio York 12.00 to 4.00 pm (UK). CHRISTMAS SPECIAL December 27-30: Derek Shelmerdine recorded this festive look at rock’n’roll as his second five-part series for BBC Radio York. The ten-minute slot goes out around 5.10 pm UK. TUESDAY 27 December: Phil Spector’s Christmas Born on Boxing Day (26 December)…


The Daily with Dave Hodgson

The Daily with Dave Hodgson, Monday to Thursday, 4.00 to 6.00 pm (CET), on Talk Radio Europe San Pedro, Costa del Sol. Derek Shelmerdine‘s monthly guest appearance starts around 5.20. 25 May: Jimi Hendrix Story For The Jimi Hendrix Story + LISTEN AGAIN 20 April: The Birth of Rock Music By 1965 beat music was…


Friday Night Pub Quiz #10

Welcome to Friday Night Pub Quiz #10, 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 specialist topic this week: Producers. Questions 1.Who replaced Eric Clapton in…