Tag: The Beatles

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…


The Frank Carlyle Show

The Frank Carlyle Show show: Monday 8.00 – 10.30 pm (UK) on Mersey Radio, Liverpool ………………………….. NEXT APPEARANCE 23 October: The Jackie Wilson Story For information about The Jackie Wilson Story ………………………….. PREVIOUS FRANK CARLYLE SHOWS 2017 18 September The Jimi Hendrix Story For information about the show 28 August The Steve Marriott Story For…


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…