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.
Rolling Stones Discuss Pre-Show Rituals
"I have Bob Marley things that I kind of sometimes do and move around to."
Elton John to Perform at Royal Wedding
Ah, so this explains that "scheduling conflict" after two Las Vegas shows were postponed.
Beach Boys Announce Philharmonic Orchestra Album
The Beach Boys announced a collaborative album that features the group’s classic vocals mixed with new arrangements by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Neil Young Reunites With Stephen Stills at Benefit Concert
Neil Young reunited with his old colleague Stephen Stills at a Los Angeles benefit concert over the weekend.
Moody Blues’ ‘Days of Future Passed’ Was Made to Sell Stereos
Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward said their groundbreaking 1967 album Days of Future Passed came about as a result of their record label’s desire for a publicity stunt.
Chicago Could Continue Without Any Original Members
Chicago co-founder Robert Lamm said it’s a “possibility” that the band could continue after all the original members have gone.
Beatles Arranger Wasn’t Paid Much for ‘The Long and Winding Road’
The man who arranged the orchestration for the Beatles’ final U.S. No.1 single said he wasn't paid much for his work.
Unseen Beatles Photos From First U.S. Tour Sell for $358,000
A collection of unseen photos of the Beatles from their first U.S. tour recently sold at an auction in England for more than $358,000.
Steve Howe Explains the Yes Effect
Yes guitarist Steve Howe says that the secret to the band’s success is their approach to collaboration and song arrangement.
Ventures Guitarist Nokie Edwards Dead at 82
Nokie Edwards, a guitarist with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Ventures, has died at the age of 82.