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 Bob Dylan Realized His Music Had Reached President Carter
First meeting with future U.S. President Jimmy Carter changed musician’s perspective.
Kiss Confirm New Years’ Eve Show World Records
‘Kiss 2020 Goodbye’ show scores two entries for pyro effects while third awaits verification.
David Bowie’s Son Finds Christmas Present From Dad Years Later
Scarf worn by star for introduction to TV special ‘The Snowman’ was intended as gift for Duncan Jones.
Paul McCartney Names His Favorite Beatles Song
He says “comedy record” is his top choice, as he praises new Foo Fighters track.
Watch Unseen Beatles Footage From ‘Get Back’ Sessions
Peter Jackson presents montage from 2021 movie showing band having fun.
Save Our Stages: $15 Billion COVID Rescue Package for Live Venues
Senate minority leader hails “fighting chance” offered as part of $900 billion relief plan.
Paul McCartney Recalls Trying Pot With Bob Dylan
He says Ringo Starr was first Beatle to try the drug in 1964.
Paul McCartney Says Elvis Is Second-Coolest Person He’s Met
He recalls how the King inspired the concept for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ in 1965.
When AC/DC Ended Up in a Fistfight With Deep Purple
Angus Young and David Coverdale have contrasting memories of 1975 moment.
Why Bruce Springsteen Hated ‘Born To Run’ When He First Heard It
He said he initially wanted to throw career-making album into a hotel pool.
Live Nation President Shares ‘Confidence About Return to Live’
Joe Berchtold predicts minimal social distancing worldwide, and no need to prove COVID vaccination, within six months.
Watch New Video for Tom Petty’s ’Something Could Happen’
Long-lost track finally appeared on ‘Wildflowers & All the Rest' set.