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.
The Beatles’ First Contract With Brian Epstein Sells for $343,000
Document from 1962 was signed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best - but manager didn’t add his name.
‘Yesterday’ Gives Beatles Chart Boost
Himesh Patel’s version of title track sells twice as many downloads as the original, with five songs in Hot Rock Songs list.
‘Yesterday’ Beats Expectations in Opening Weekend
Beatles-themed movie takes $17 million and lands third position, despite early predictions of $10 million.
Rock Pioneer Dave Bartholomew Dies at 100
Bandleader, writer and producer had hits with Fats Domino and Chuck Berry, and was covered by Elvis Presley and many others.
Watch ‘Hey Jude’ Become ‘Hey Dude’ in Beatles Movie ‘Yesterday’
Ed Sheeran suggests name change in world where the Fab Four have been forgotten except by one man.
Elton John’s ‘Rocketman’ Passes $100 Million Box Office Mark
‘Rocketman’ studio releases “Your Song” live clip as movie tops $100 million worldwide and enters Top 10 of music biopics.
50 Years Ago: The Final Episode of ‘Star Trek’ Airs
The original series ended inauspiciously with a controversial production tagged onto the start of a rerun.
See Stills From Martin Scorsese’s New Bob Dylan Documentary
“Alchemic” film exploring 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour arrives on Netflix in June.
How Bruce Springsteen Saved Asbury Park Documentary
Director feared his project would collapse after the Boss’ management declined involvement.
Watch New Clip From Beatles-Themed Movie ‘Yesterday’
Teaser shows Himesh Patel performing title track in a world where no one has heard of the Fab Four.
Woodstock 50 Promoter Accuses Investors of ‘Illegal’ $17 Million Removal
Michael Lang says former partner is trying to “suffocate and kill” anniversary event.
Bob Dylan Whiskey Distillery and Venue to Open in Nashville
Multi-use facility will provide home for his range of spirits and display his artwork.