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.
That Time Peter Frampton Wrote Two Hits in One Day
He came up with “Show Me the Way” and “Baby, I Love Your Way” at Bahamas hideaway.
When Bruce Springsteen First Heard Himself on the Radio
The Boss recalls moment of “shock and ecstasy” as he confirms plans to tour with the E Street Band.
Paul McCartney Gets Richer Because Others Sold Their Catalogs
Annual list from The Sunday Times adds millions to wealth of veteran artists who haven’t cut publishing deals.
How Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’ Artwork Defined Him for a Decade
Designer Peter Saville was called in after time and money was used up for 1986 album.
Duran Duran Believe Andy Taylor Was Key to U.S. Success
Brits say former guitarist brought crossover elements to their new wave sound.
Cher Reveals Official Biopic Is Under Production
Report suggests movie will follow format of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’
New Bruce Springsteen Album ‘Set Largely in the West’
Boss says 21st studio record is “coming out soon.”
Tina Turner Takes Lead in Rock Hall Fan Vote
Legendary singer is now 24,000 ahead of Fela Kuti, with Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden and Foo Fighters following up.
Def Leppard Auction Goes Inside Rick Allen’s Arm Loss
Drummer’s former girlfriend Miriam Barendsen decides to part with ‘80s mementos to help fund animal-rescue program.
Mick Jagger Found Writing His Memoir ‘Dull and Upsetting’
Rolling Stones singer admits large advance payment was “the seductive part” of abandoned book.