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.
How Eagles Resisted Hollywood Bid for ‘Hotel California’ Movie
Life imitated art when drug-fueled producer met Glenn Frey and Don Henley.
Could Brian Wilson, Barry Gibb Love-In Lead to Collaboration?
Beach Boy and Bee Gee share messages of mutual appreciation on social media.
Eddie Van Halen Photo Book Coming in June
Tony Iommi writes foreword for souvenir collection by veteran photographer Ross Halfin.
Watch Elton John Fail COVID PSA Audition
He attempts unconvincing Michael Caine impersonation before movie star takes over.
Supremes Cofounder Mary Wilson Dead at 76
She was the only member to appear in every lineup of the famous Motown group.
When Elton John Was Heckled With a Hot Dog
He recalls formative experience and tells people who hate him to support young bands.
Phil Collins Blamed His Drummer for Everything on Debut Solo Tour
Chester Thompson recalls early troubles when Genesis frontman put his own band on the road.
Mick Fleetwood: My Cocaine Abuse Was Worse Than Stevie Nicks’
Drummer says he can’t remember two years of his life due to drugs.
Why Rush Left Neil Peart to Write Their Lyrics
Geddy Lee recalls the early days of developing a relationship with late drummer.