Tag: Phil Spector

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…


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,…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour December

Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 15 December 2016. The Rock’n’Roll Hour December. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in December down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled,…


Story Behind the Song

These stories are all extracts from Rock’n’Roll Unravelled An * with a date, e.g. 26 June* 1967, indicates an associated story in Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, that story might not appear here. Contents He’s a Rebel – Phil Spector Louie Louie – The Kingsmen Love Me Do – The Beatles Twist and Shout – The Top Notes…