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.
Pete Townshend Says Touring Is ‘No Fun’
Who guitarist looking forward to time off before hitting the road again in 2020.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Label Didn’t Want Them to Release ‘Free Bird’
Rickey Medlocke recalls behind-the-scenes discussions about what became signature track.
Ric Ocasek’s Wife Responds to Being Left Out of His Will
Paulina Porizkova says her tributes to late Cars singer came after she’d discovered his wishes.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody': One Year, Four Oscars and $900 Million Later
Band's struggle to complete Freddie Mercury biopic paid off with explosive global success.
Bruce Springsteen Recalls Early Gig Going Wrong
The Boss once opened for Cheech & Chong but show was cut short.
5 Reasons T. Rex Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Marc Bolan kick-started British glam rock, but that’s not the only argument in his favor.
Elton John Recalls Shooting Down Rod Stewart Blimp
He recalls tit-for-tat promo-material battle in “Sharon and Phyllis” friendly feud.
Elton John Rewrote ‘Imagine’ to Tease John Lennon
New lyrics poked fun at ex-Beatle’s passion for shopping.
Thirty Percent of Spotify Beatles Streams Are by 18-24-Year-Olds
Their music has been accessed nearly 1.7 billion times during 2019.
How ‘Rocketman’ Music Came Together at Abbey Road
The Elton John movie’s music director Giles Martin explains how studio played big role in soundtrack’s success.
Listen to Neil Young’s ‘Little Love Letter’ to Earth
He releases short instrumental track in support of climate strike.
Eddie Money Renewed Marriage Vows Months Before He Died
Singer and wife had church ceremony 30 years after eloping.