White Light/White Heat

Delia Derbyshire created the original version of the Doctor Who theme tune in August 1963, from Ron Grainer’s composition.

Ron Grainer was so impressed he tried to get a co-composer credit for her, but without success as the BBC would not agree.

Delia was also in a band in the sixties, White Noise – whose debut album was rereleased last week, (link to review).

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  1. planetzogblog The Oncoming (Electric) Storm « Says:

    […] Oncoming (Electric) Storm July 18th, 2007 — John Nor Further to writing about the recent rerelease of White Noise’s debut album (An Electric Storm), here is more on Delia Derbyshire: Mark Ayres’s excellent article A […]


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