Category: Radio Appearances

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: Next appearance: July 30 …The John Lebang Show is then syndicated all the following…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour July Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour July, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 20 July 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in July down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


1970s British Glam Rock Meridian FM

1970s British Glam Rock, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 20 July, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM In the middle of the 1960s beat music morphed into rock music. As bands such as Cream, The Doors and the Pink Floyd emerged and the music took on a…


John Lebang Show 25 June 2017

John Lebang Show airs first on 25 June 2017: 8.00 pm EDT on Alien X Radio It is then syndicated across America and the UK every day for the next week. On the last Sunday of every month, author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine joins host John Lebang to talk about what artists and bands…


David White Show BBC Radio Cornwall

5 June 2017: Interview on the David White Show BBC Radio Cornwall The show starts at 9.00 am (UK), Derek joins David at around 10.30 am. Derek Shelmerdine on the David White Show Author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine talks to David White about his book and the music of the 1950s ’60s and ’70s….


The John Lebang Show 2 October 2016

2 October Interview with John Lebang on Alien X Radio (US) 8.00 pm Eastern Time – this is 5 hours later for UK audiences. The original interview is on the The John Lebang Show on Alien X Radio on 2 October, the show is then syndicated to other radio stations over the following week. To…


The Birth of Rock Music 1965-1969

12 April 2017: The Birth of Rock Music 1965-1969 Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with Paul Dupree on his Transmission show: Towards the end of 1965 and the beginning of 1966, beat music began morphing into rock music. Rock’n’roll was beginning to come of age as the music took on a much harder edge and became…


The Brian Casser Story including The Big Three

10 April: The Brian Casser Story and The Big Three Brian Casser was one of the true Merseybeat pioneers. As well as being the Cass, in Cass and the Cassanovas, he had links to: The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Manfred Mann and Chris Farlow. When Cass and the Cassanovas folded at the end…


The Frank Carlyle Show

The Frank Carlyle Show show: Monday 8.00 – 10.30 pm (UK) on Mersey Radio, Liverpool ………………………….. NEXT APPEARANCE 24 July: The atmosphere and intimacy of the 1960s Liverpool Clubs ………………………….. PREVIOUS FRANK CARLYLE SHOWS 2017 26 June Less Well-Known Merseybeat Bands For information about the show + LISTEN AGAIN 29 May 50th Anniversary of Sgt…


Listen with Lara: Radio Wey

Radio Wey (UK – Chertsey, Surrey) Radio Wey Lara Mcnamee – Listen with Lara: Sunday afternoon, 4.00 – 5.00 pm (UK) 7 April 2017: Three 1960s singles which brought back fond memories for Derek Shelmerdine: The Ronettes’ Be My Baby, Pink Floyd’s Arnold Layne and The Who’s Substitute I’ll be talking to Lara about memories…