Derek Ferwerda: In the Studio


A Liquid Earth

Derek was the guitarist in the band Novella from 1991 to 1994. The band and the album have a cult following.

Listen to the album on Grooveshark and pickup an out-of-print copy from Amazon.

Take Me Home Tonight

Eddie Money featuring Ronnie Specter

"Take Me Home Tonight"

Derek was the recording guitarist on the wildly popular 1986 single "Take Me Home Tonight" by Eddie Money featuring Ronnie Specter. The song reached #1 on the U.S. Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart and #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

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The Movie and Soundtrack

Derek was a music consultant on the 1980 movie Fame. Music from the movie won two Academy Awards including Best Original Song. The soundtrack also reached #1 on the UK Albums Chart.

Listen to the soundtrack on Grooveshark or watch the movie from Amazon.