Playlist for Singer-Songwriters
Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Meridian FM radio show, Music for Grown Ups, 25 February 2016.
These songs were all played, mentioned or are great examples of the singer-songwriters talked about in the show. Listen to the show
The music has been removed from the podcast of the show for copyright reasons but you can hear those tracks here PLUS much more!
These singer-songwriters are from the 1930s to the 1970s and include: Robert Johnson, Billy Fury, Chuck Berry, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Pete Townshend, Leonard Cohen, Harry Chapin, Warren Zevon, Frank Zappa and many more
The only song not written by the artist is Hound Dog, written by Leiber and Stoller. They represent the part of the conversation about songwriting teams, with the original version of the song by Big Mama Thornton and the cover by Elvis Presley.