Category: Podcasts

RocknRoll Unravelled Hour May

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour May, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 18 May 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in May down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


Jimi Hendrix Story Talk Radio Europe

Jimi Hendrix Story, recorded in conversation with Dave Hodgson on his The Daily, Thursday 25 May 2017, 5.20 pm (CET) on Talk Radio Europe Jimi Hendrix was a pivotal figure in the developing rock music scene of the mid-1960s. This podcast tells his story from the beginning. His association with rock’n’roll legends Little Richard and…


RocknRoll Tragedies

RocknRoll Tragedies, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 18 May, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Rock’n’Roll has been plagued with tragedies, from one of its earliest casualties, Johnny Ace, when he came second in a game of Russian roulette backstage at the City Auditorium in Houston, Texas…


John Lebang Show 30 April 2017

John Lebang Show 30 April 2017: 8.00 pm EDT Alien X Radio The show is then syndicated across America and the UK every day for the next week. This is the first of a new monthly slot. On the last Sunday of every month, author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine will join host John Lebang…


About RocknRoll Unravelled Radio Wey

Radio Wey (UK – Chertsey, Surrey) Radio Wey Jon Andrews – Brunchtime Breakfast: Monday Morning, 9.00 am – noon (UK) 15 May 2017: I talked to john about Rock’n’Roll Unravelled and the music of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. For all of Derek Shelmerdine‘s appearances on all radio stations


1960s British Psychedelia

1960s British Psychedelia, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, (9 March, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Dave and Derek were joined on the telephone by Tomorrow’s lead singer Keith West. The mid 1960s was a time of innovation, when bands such as Pink Floyd and Soft machine added…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour April

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour April, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 6 April 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in April down the years, from its roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


The Chuck Berry Story

The Chuck Berry Story, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 6 April, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Chuck Berry (born 18 October 1926, died 18 March 2017) was one of the titans of rock’n’roll. John Lennon was quoted as saying, “If you tried to give rock’n’roll another…


Liverpool Clubs in the Late 1950s and Early 1960s

1 May 2017: Liverpool Clubs in the Late 1950s and ’60s Author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with Frank Carlyle and his studio guests. The show starts at 8.00 pm (UK), Derek joins Frank at around 8.40. Mersey Radio This month we’ll be chatting about the Liverpool club scene in the late 1950s…


The Birth of Rock Music

The Birth of Rock Music, recorded in conversation with Dave Hodgson on his The Daily, Thursday 20 April, 5.20 pm (CET) on Talk Radio Europe By 1965 beat music was becoming more hard edged and sophisticated as it morphed into rock music. Existing bands, such as the Beatles and Stones were releasing albums consisting of…