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.
40 Years Ago: Queen Reach Their U.S. Peak With ‘The Game’ Tour
They couldn’t know it at the time, but they’d never top their 49-date North American run.
When James Bond Dissed the Beatles
Both success stories began on the same day - and their paths would cross on a number of occasions.
Elton John Tops Rock Earnings List
Forbes’ annual chart also features the Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Eagles, Metallica and Bon Jovi.
The Police Song That Makes Stewart Copeland Turn Off the Radio
Drummer can’t listen to closing seconds of “Message in a Bottle” and blames guitarist Andy Summers for it.
Don McLean Says ‘American Pie’ Is Partly a Children’s Song
He reflects on success of 1971 anthem on 'The Big Interview' with Dan Rather.
Comic Book Explores ‘Paul Is Dead’ Beatles Myth
Fictional story examines what happened if McCartney really had died in 1966.
Elton John Rises in Rock Rich List
Farewell tour changes order in 'Sunday Times' annual chart, which also features Beatles, Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Queen members.
Could Drive-In Concerts Be the Way Forward?
Fans and police happy with results of recent live show in Denmark.
Why REO Speedwagon’s ‘Time for Me to Fly’ Took 10 Years to Write
Frontman Kevin Cronin recalls roots of 1978 single.
Jerry Lee Lewis Records New Album Despite Debilitating Stroke
He admits he never expected to play piano again.