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.
When the Beatles’ ‘Hey Jude’ Started a Prison Riot
Actor and former inmate Danny Trejo recalls 1968 moment in solitary confinement.
Did Industry Politics Sour Steve Perry-Neal Schon Relationship?
Journey guitarist regrets dramatic changes that took place while former singer was promoting solo album ‘Traces.’
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
Battle Over Early Beatles Demo Valued at $6 Million Goes to Court
Sound engineer Geoff Emerick kept 1962 session despite being told to destroy it — and now label want it back.
David Crosby Says He ‘May Never Play Guitar Again’
Attempt to treat finger injury failed - but he’s positive about upcoming album with Michael McDonald and Donald Fagen.
When Roger Moore Robbed James Brolin of the Chance to Be James Bond
American actor was all set to start shooting until five-movie veteran decided to return for ‘Octopussy.’
35 Years Ago: Tom Petty Releases a Song He Hates
“Make It Better (Forget About Me)” diverted the course of ‘Southern Accents’ album during a period of cocaine overindulgence.
Don Henley Argues for Copyright Law Change Before Congress
Eagles co-founder says current regulations are “a relic of a MySpace era in a TikTok world.”
Watch Billy Joel Light Up Empire State Building With ‘Miami 2017′
Surprise performance ends ‘Rise Up New York’ coronavirus telethon.
Watch Ian Anderson Reveal His Incurable Lung Disease
Jethro Tull leader tells Dan Rather his “days are numbered” after COPD diagnosis.
When John Fogerty Thought Someone Beat Him to ‘Lodi’
Songwriter remembers anger as he heard someone else using an idea he'd carried since childhood.
Former Bad Company Singer Brian Howe Dead at 66
Vocalist fronted band for five albums in the ‘80s and ‘90s.