Tag: Meridian FM

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: Detroit, MI: Next appearance: September 24 …The John Lebang Show is then syndicated all…


Liverpool Scene 1960s Meridian FM

Liverpool Scene 1960s, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 21 September, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM Merseybeat was one of the driving forces of the first half of the 1960s. It was in the vanguard of the British Invasion of the American music scene between 1964 and…


RocknRoll Unravelled covers Music for Grown Ups

This week Derek Shelmerdine is covering for host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 24 August 2017. This will be Derek’s first solo radio show – and its three hours long! There will be music from Lead Belly, Genesis, MC5, Warren Zevon, The Kinks, Soft Machine, The Undertakers and…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour August Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour August, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 17 August 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…


Heavy Metal Roots Meridian FM

The Roots of Heavy Metal, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, Thursday 17 August, 8.20 pm (UK) on Meridian FM The first reference in a song to “Heavy Metal” was in Steppenwolf’s 1968 single Born to be Wild. This month we look at the emergence of the Heavy Metal…


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…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour June Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour June, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 8 June 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in June down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…


Three Producers Who Shaped RocknRoll Meridian

Three Producers Who Shaped RocknRoll, recorded in conversation with Dave Roberts on his Music for Grown Ups, 15 September 2016, Meridian FM Three producers who most definitely helped to shape the course of rock’n’roll: Sam Phillips, Phil Spector and George Martin. Sam Phillips founded Sun Records in the early 1950s and introduced the world to,…


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…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour October Meridian FM

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour October, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 20 October 2016. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in October down the years, from its roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…