Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
How Donald Trump Named Ted Nugent’s New Album
President was recorded calling guitarist a “handsome devil” - so that’s the LP title.
Watch Long-Lost FIlm of John Lennon in New ‘Look at Me’ Video
Ex-Beatle and wife Yoko Ono revealed at work in 1968 for ‘Plastic Ono Band’ box set.
Hear Unreleased Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Song ‘Ivory Tower’
Video tells story of track that didn’t make cut for ‘Deja Vu’ but appears on upcoming deluxe version.
Listen to Elton John’s First Song with Bernie Taupin
Piano icon released “Scarecrow” to mark his 74th birthday and collaborators’ shared history.
45 Years Ago: Shooting Starts on ‘Star Wars’
George Lucas endured a difficult first day in the Tunisian desert but went on to make movie history anyway.
Foreigner’s Thom Gimbel Set to Quit
Bassist Jeff Pilson says upcoming lineup change proves band’s future is secure without original members.
Sting Regrets Emotion of Police Reunion Tour
Frontman says he “wouldn’t have done it” if he’d known how he’d feel afterwards.
Van Morrison Will Release 3 Lockdown Protest Songs
He says authorities are “making up crooked facts” to “enslave” the population.
Micky Dolenz Recalls Nearly Becoming the Fonz
Monkees star is glad Henry Winkler won timeless TV role after ‘Happy Days’ creator chose between them.
How the Doors Discovered the Meaning of ‘Mr. Mojo Risin’
Jim Morrison had already used the line to help create “L.A. Woman” before he revealed it was an anagram.
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
Why Alice Cooper Band Wouldn’t Write ‘School’s Out’ Now
Drummer Neal Smith accepts social changes have made 1972 song “politically incorrect.”