Tag: Alan Freed

John Lebang Show Birth of RocknRoll

John Lebang Show Birth of RocknRoll/Jerry Lee Lewis, plus The Police/Sting and Velvet Underground/John Cale A look at what these rock’n’roll heroes were up to back in the day – and where you can see them now, on their latest tours. John Lebang Show Birth of RocknRoll: airs first on 25 February 2018: 8.00 pm…


American RocknRoll Story

American RocknRoll Story: these extracts are from Derek Shelmerdine‘s book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled. (Please note, there is much more information in the book, this is simply to give a flavour of the story of Americian rocknroll in Rock’n’Roll Unravelled.) These extracts give an insight into the rise of American rocknroll in the early-middle 1950s, before it…