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.
Paul McCartney’s Deal With John Lennon Kept George Harrison ‘Out’
Early agreement about songwriting resulted in frustration detailed in ‘Get Back’ documentary.
David Crosby Didn’t Want to Sell His Publishing Rights
Veteran singer-songwriter says deal means he can stop worrying about money.
Why Alice Cooper’s Manager Refused to Manage the Beatles
Industry icon had just resigned from almost all his positions when George Harrison called.
Kiss Manager Credits Success to ‘Four Chords and Bad Lyrics’
Doc McGhee also predicts Ace Frehley will “show up” before farewell tour ends.
Sammy Hagar Regrets ‘Angst’ About Van Halen in His Memoir
Former frontman wishes he’d “been a little more conservative” 10 years ago.
45 Years Ago: ‘All the President’s Men’ Becomes an Unlikely Blockbuster
Robert Redford wasn’t interested in following the kind of backstage drama seen in dark modern-era political sagas.
Elton John Says He’s Recorded ‘Something’ with Metallica
Singer confirms collaboration with metal band took place during pandemic lockdown.
Pete Townshend Is Happy to Live Off His Past
The Who guitarist says he doesn’t tour for enjoyment.
When Chrissie Hynde Gave $100k of Rush Limbaugh’s Money to PETA
Pretenders leader established middle ground with right-wing radio host who had a fan in her dad.
Paul McCartney Says Elvis Is Second-Coolest Person He’s Met
He recalls how the King inspired the concept for ‘Sgt. Pepper’ in 1965.