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.
How Bob Seger’s Fans Saved ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’
Classic track wasn’t set to appear on ‘Stranger in Town’ album because his bandmates didn’t like it.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody': One Year, Four Oscars and $900 Million Later
Band's struggle to complete Freddie Mercury biopic paid off with explosive global success.
Watch Paul McCartney’s New Video for ‘Looking for Changes’
Collaboration with PETA seeks to fight “cruel tests on animals.”
Make Your Own Vinyl Records With $1,200 Machine
Phonocut creates instant 10" discs from app.
Rick Springfield Says ‘Jessie’s Girl’ Started as ‘Gary’s Girl’
He discusses origin of classic song in new episode of ‘Mixtape’ TV series.
Paul McCartney Used to Wonder If He Ever Really Knew John Lennon
He recalls how he “bought Into” idea of being the villain in Beatles split.
Elton John Celebrated on Royal Mail Postage Stamps
He’s only the second solo artist to receive honor after David Bowie.
So What’s the Deal With Elton John’s Hair?
‘Rocketman’ movie refers to star’s concerns about going bald, but doesn’t reveal exactly what he did about it.
Queen ‘Haven’t Earned a Penny’ from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
Guitarist Brian May rejects speculation on how much band have made from billion-dollar movie.
The Surprising Rock History of the Captain and Tennille
“America’s ABBA” duo worked with the Beach Boys, Elton John and Pink Floyd, among others.