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.
‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ Nearly Didn’t Make ‘The Sopranos’ Finale
Showrunner David Chase chose Journey classic from shortlist because his crew told him not to.
Elton John Wants to Play Shows Without His Hits
He said “if I have to go back and play ‘Crocodile Rock’ again … ’I’m gonna kill myself.”
Journey ‘Don’t Stop Believin” Spoof Makes U.K.’s Christmas No.1
Charity activist LadBaby matches Beatles’ record with three-in-a-row seasonal chart-toppers.
How Rod Stewart Dodged His Long-Distance Hotel Phone Bills
He tells of regular trick he pulled in the ‘70s to avoid room charges of “hundreds.”
Paul McCartney Names His Favorite Beatles Song
He says “comedy record” is his top choice, as he praises new Foo Fighters track.
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.
Watch Unseen Beatles Footage From ‘Get Back’ Sessions
Peter Jackson presents montage from 2021 movie showing band having fun.
Why Arnel Pineda Has to ‘Capture the Soul’ of Steve Perry
Journey singer deals with “anxiety” as he works on material for band's next album.
Barry Gibb Says Bee Gees’ ‘Best Times’ Came Before Their Fame
He recalls watching his brothers struggle with “demons” while his wife protected him from similar dangers.
Jon Bon Jovi Explains His ‘Biggest Mistake’
Singer celebrates his failures, starting with “terrible” performance in front of his parents.
Stevie Nicks Says ‘The Chain’ Was ‘Take One for the Team’ Moment
She’s glad she gave classic song to Fleetwood Mac, but recalls she had her own plans for it.
Stevie Nicks’ Only Regret: Eight Years of Tranquilizer Addiction
She looks back at wasted “non-time” and says she’ll “probably never” perform with Lindsey Buckingham again.