Tag: The Beatles

John Lebang Show Festive Special 2017

This month’s John Lebang Show Festive Special 2017: will be spread across both John’s first and second hour shows! The first hour debuts on 25 November: 8.00 pm EST on Alien X Radio The second hour debuts on 26 November: 8.00 pm EST on Alien X Radio Both hours are then syndicated on radio stations…


John Lebang Show Halloween Special 2017

This John Lebang Show: October, airs first on 29 October 2017: 8.00 pm EDT on Alien X Radio. It is then syndicated on radio stations across America, the UK and Australia every day for the following week – details below. On the last Sunday of every month, author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine joins host…


Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band

Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band A look at the background to the album, the “clues” for the urban myth that “Paul is dead”, the cover design and the stories behind some of the songs. Released 1967: 1 June in the UK and 2 June in America. BACKGROUND The album spent a staggering 27 weeks…


Summer of Love BBC Radio York

50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love – 1967, a five-part series for Adam and Anna’s Afternoon Show, every day this week, around 2.40 pm, UK, Monday 21 August to Friday 25 August(UK) on BBC Radio York MONDAY – August 21 Where It All Began The first part takes a look at where it all…


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,…


John Lebang Show 25 June 2017

John Lebang Show airs first on 25 June 2017: 8.00 pm EDT on Alien X Radio It is then syndicated across America and the UK every day for the next week. On the last Sunday of every month, author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine joins host John Lebang to talk about what artists and bands…


50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper

29 May 2017: 50th Anniversary of Sgt Pepper Author of Rock’n’Roll Unravelled, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with Frank Carlyle and his studio guests. The show starts at 8.00 pm (UK), Derek joins Frank at around 9.15 pm. Mersey Radio This month we’ll be chatting about the Beatles’ iconic album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,…


RocknRoll Unravelled Hour May

The RocknRoll Unravelled Hour May, Derek Shelmerdine in conversation with host Dave Roberts on his show Music for Grown Ups on Meridian FM, 18 May 2017. What was happening in the rock’n’roll world in May down the years, from the roots to mid-1970s punk… The show is based on information in Derek Shelmerdine’s book Rock’n’Roll…