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.
50 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ Takes First Flight
Groundbreaking British TV show took five years to land in the U.S.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Induction to be Broadcast Live
New chairman John Sykes says he wants to “expose as many people as possible to all the incredible music that surrounds us.”
The Who and Aerosmith Call Off Shows Over Singers’ Voices
Roger Daltrey and Steven Tyler both suffer health issues.
Rick Springfield Says ‘Jessie’s Girl’ Started as ‘Gary’s Girl’
He discusses origin of classic song in new episode of ‘Mixtape’ TV series.
Would Freddie Mercury Have Liked Adam Lambert?
Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor have both told young singer that late icon would “get a kick” out of him.
How Eddie Money Overcame His Lifelong Struggle with Alcoholism
Rocker admitted that his drinking problem was due to his genetics and the trappings of fame.
Eddie Money Saw Led Zeppelin’s First and Last U.S. Shows
Late singer recalled 1969 performance to 400 people, and 1978 event to 30,000 in previously unpublished interview.
Eddie Money’s Wife Had to ‘Shut Down’ Stripper Fans
Singer recalled how his songs were popular in “gentlemen’s clubs” in previously unpublished interview.
Ric Ocasek’s Emotional Final Message
Cars singer completed sketch that was found by his family after his death.
Rod Stewart Reveals Victorious Cancer Battle
Singer says he got all-clear after two years because illness was caught early.