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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,…


Vietnam War Extracts

These Vietnam War extracts are all taken from Rock’n’Roll Unravelled and tell the story of the Vietnam War. 7 May 1954: Dien Bien Phu … goodbye France and hello America Vietnam became a French Colony in the late 19th century. In 1940 France lost control to Japan, after surrendering to Germany in the Second World…