Tag: rocknroll

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…


List of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled Extracts

BUY IT at Amazon UK and Amazon.com More and more UK bookshops are stocking Rock’n’Roll Unravelled but you can order it at any UK bookshop. THE THREE-PART STRUCTURE OF ROCK’N’ROLL UNRAVELLED The unique three-part structure of Derek Shelmerdine‘s Rock’n’Roll Unravelled paints a vivid picture of rock’n’roll, from its roots to mid-1970s punk. This page provides…


RnR Unravelled Hour: January

Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 19 January 2017. The Rock’n’Roll Hour January. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in January 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,…


Friday Night Pub Quiz #10

Welcome to Friday Night Pub Quiz #10, where you can test your music knowledge about rock’n’roll, from its roots in the early 20th century to punk rock in the mid-1970s. The background to the answers can be found in my book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled. The specialist topic this week: Producers. Questions 1.Who replaced Eric Clapton in…


Friday Night Pub Quiz #9

Welcome to Friday Night Pub Quiz #9. Where you can test your music knowledge about rock’n’roll, from its roots in the early 20th century to punk rock in the mid-1970s. The background to most of the answers can be found in my book Rock’n’Roll Unravelled. The specialist topic this week: Led Zeppelin. Questions 1.What was…