More background stories for the events, people and recordings from rock’n’roll’s roots to mid-1970s punk, in this month’s RocknRoll Unravelled Hour the stories include:
How the Move came together from four premier Birmingham bands.
Eddie Cochran’s last tour.
It Happened on This Day – with stories including: Fleetwood Mac, Big Joe Turner and Little Walter.
Jimi Hendrix’s short-lived band, Band of Gypsys.
The inaugural inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
and much more…
The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour is on Meridian FM on 15 February 2018, 10 to 11 pm (UK).
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.
Watch this space for the opportunity to hear the show again…
For all of Derek Shelmerdine’s appearances on Dave Roberts’s Music for Grown Ups
For all of Derek Shelmerdine’s appearances on ALL radio stations