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.
George Harrison’s Childhood Home Up for Auction
Liverpool house where Beatles rehearsed expected to sell for $270,000.
Paul McCartney Says Public Transport Helped Make the Beatles
He cites Liverpool upbringing for band’s anti-segregation stance on U.S. tour.
Jay and the Americans’ Jay Black Dead at 82
"The Voice" sang ‘60s hits “Come A Little Bit Closer,” “Cara Mia” and “This Magic Moment.”
Paul McCartney Finds Radio Play He Wrote With John Lennon
He says ‘Pilchard’ drama is “about the Messiah, actually.”
Watch Bruce Springsteen Perform ‘Sherry Darling’ From ‘No Nukes’ Movie
Watch performance from ‘No Nukes’ show at Madison Square Garden.
What the Beatles Said About George Harrison Quitting
Biographer reveals unexpected conversation during lunch the day after 1969 disagreement.
Roger Waters ‘Went Apes—’ Over Kids Picked for ‘The Wall’ Show
He recalls looking at San Diego choir and thinking: “These are not my kids.”
Why Steven Van Zandt Had to ‘Bring Bad News’ to Bruce Springsteen
E Street Band guitarist says he had “obligation” to argue against 1987 track “Ain’t Got You.”
Nikki Sixx Marks 20 Years of Sobriety With Uplifting Message
Motley Crue bassist dedicates Instagram post to those still struggling with addiction.
40 Years Ago: Foreigner Release ‘Urgent’ Single
First single from ‘4’ was created by Mick Jones and Mutt Lange with help from a demo by Thomas Dolby.
Angry Roger Waters Rejected ‘Huge’ Deal From Facebook
He calls Mark Zuckerberg an idiot after request to use “Another Brick in the Wall Part II” in social media promotional film.
Jimmy Page’s ‘Paranoid’ Solo Session for ‘Stairway to Heaven’
Led Zeppelin guitarist and engineer recall “wonderful” moment that came after difficult start.