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John Lebang Show Halloween Special 2017

This John Lebang Show: October, airs first on 29 October 2017: 8.00 pm EDT on Alien X Radio. It is then syndicated on radio stations across America, the UK and Australia every day for the following week – details below. On the last Sunday of every month, author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine joins host…


RocknRoll Unravelled on Music 4 Grown Ups 2

This week Derek Shelmerdine is covering for host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 26 October 2017. This will be Derek’s second solo radio show – and its three hours long! There will be music from Cream, Jr Walker, Muddy waters, James Brown, Gram Parsons, Brewers Droop and a…


Radio Appearances Past and Future

This is a summary of all of Derek Shelmerdine’s radio appearances. Follow the links for details of all of these radio appearances: the podcasts, associated blogs and extended playlists. Radio Appearances Alien X Radio – The John Lebang Show – USA: Detroit, MI: Next appearance: 26 November Syndicated all the following week on radio stations…


Jackie Wilson Story Mersey Radio

23 October 2017: The Jackie Wilson Story Author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with Frank Carlyle. The show starts at 8.00 pm (UK), Derek joins Frank at around 8.15 pm (UK). Mersey Radio This month we’ll be looking at the life and times of R&B and soul giant Jackie Wilson. From his early…


Jukebox and Retro Fair 28 29 Oct 2017

Author Derek Shelmerdine will be signing copies of his book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled at the Jukebox and Retro Fair, Chessington Community College, Garrison Lane, Chessington, Surrey HT9 2JS, on 28 & 29 October 2017. PRESS RELEASE Press Release Jukebox 2017 QUOTES: WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT Rock’n’Roll Unravelled… “It’s clear that Shelmerdine has made a painstaking…


Andrew Loog Oldham Story

The Andrew Loog Oldham story is one of the cornerstones of the 1960s. He was the Rolling Stones second manager and established them as one of the most important bands in rock’n’roll history. He also launched one of the first independent record labels, Immediate Records, which included The Nice, Chris Farlowe, Small Faces and a…


Andrew Loog Oldham Story Meridian FM

The Andrew Loog Oldham Story, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 5 October, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM The Andrew Loog Oldham story is one of the cornerstones of 1960s rock’n’roll. He started off in the 1960s fashion world in London and formed his own PR company…


David Bowie Extracts

FOR OTHER DAVID BOWIE RELATED INFORMATION ON THIS SITE Radio Shows Recorded with Dave Roberts on Music for Grown Ups The David Bowie Story The John Lebang Show: October includes, David Bowie in the 1960s DAVID BOWIE EXTRACTS The following items are taken from the pages of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled and build up to tell the…


John Lebang Show October

This John Lebang Show: October, airs first on 24 September 2017: 8.00 pm EDT on Alien X Radio. It is then syndicated on radio stations across America and the UK every day for the following week – details below. On the last Sunday of every month, author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine joins host John…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour Sept MeridianFM

The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, which tells the story of rock’n’roll from its roots to mid-1970s punk. Not just the story of the music but also the external events which influenced it, such as the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights struggle. The stories in the RocknRoll Unravelled…