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 Steve Miller Saved ‘Jet Airliner’ From Obscurity
He recalls reshaping angry, unreleased song into Top 10 hit.
COVID-19 Roundup: Hospital Plays Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ as Patients Leave
Steve Perry, Duff McKagan, Bumblefoot, Peter Gabriel and others react to pandemic.
How Journey Helped Bryan Adams Reach No.1 With ‘Heaven’
Canadian borrowed drummer Steve Smith for song that was inspired by his band’s hit “Faithfully.”
Art Garfunkel Still Worries About His Voice Qualities
He's always wondered if it’s “manly” enough, even though he enjoys singing.
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.
Jon Bon Jovi’s Wife Used to Being Ignored in Restaurants
Dorothea laughs it off, because “everyone’s focusing on what Mr. Bon Jovi wants.”
Did Bob Seger Just Play His Final Show?
He hints that it’s all over during 24-song concert in Philadelphia.
Unreleased Tom Petty Music Recovered After Theft
Man arrested after stealing more than $100,0000 of instruments and gear from storage unit.
Eddie Money Renewed Marriage Vows Months Before He Died
Singer and wife had church ceremony 30 years after eloping.
Rod Stewart Announces Orchestral Album ‘You’re in My Heart’
LP features new versions of classic tracks along with brand new song “Stop Loving Her Today.”
Rod Stewart Reveals Victorious Cancer Battle
Singer says he got all-clear after two years because illness was caught early.
Why Jim Morrison Refused to Sing the Original ‘Touch Me’
Doors frontman feared Robby Krieger’s song would lead to violent episodes in the streets.