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 Michael McDonald Almost Didn’t Write ‘What a Fool Believes’
He recalls getting his original lyric scribble back after six-year round trip.
Could Brian Wilson, Barry Gibb Love-In Lead to Collaboration?
Beach Boy and Bee Gee share messages of mutual appreciation on social media.
When Chrissie Hynde Gave $100k of Rush Limbaugh’s Money to PETA
Pretenders leader established middle ground with right-wing radio host who had a fan in her dad.
Christine McVie Doubts Fleetwood Mac Will Tour Again
She says she’s getting “too old” and thinks Stevie Nicks and John McVie would refuse.
When Elton John Was Heckled With a Hot Dog
He recalls formative experience and tells people who hate him to support young bands.
Watch Elton John Fail COVID PSA Audition
He attempts unconvincing Michael Caine impersonation before movie star takes over.
Bob Dylan Sued for $7.2 Million Over Publishing Rights Sale
Wife of late collaborator Jacques Levy claims money from legend's recent $300 million deal.
How ‘Lady’ Belatedly Saved Styx From a Lifetime of Obscurity
Former frontman reflects on “great motivator” that kept band going until “Lady” became a hit.
Elton John Wants to Play Shows Without His Hits
He said “if I have to go back and play ‘Crocodile Rock’ again … ’I’m gonna kill myself.”
‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Nearly Didn’t Make ‘The Sopranos’ Finale
Showrunner David Chase chose Journey classic from shortlist because his crew told him not to.