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.
Why Bob Seger Slowed Down for ‘Against the Wind’
Roots rocker explains move away from the album-every-year approach desired by the music industry in the ‘70s.
Beatles Weren’t at War During White Album Sessions, Says Producer
Giles Martin argues that expanded edition demonstrates “cohesive” studio experience.
Davey Johnstone Doubts Elton John Will Retire
Longtime guitarist admits to “sneaking feeling” that farewell tour won’t be the end.
50 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Their First Show as Led Zeppelin
Abandoning the Yardbirds title for good, Jimmy Page and colleagues began their climb to world domination at a university dance.
Beatles Pinball Could Be Most Expensive Table of All Time
Limited-edition Beatlemania machine to be released in Diamond, Platinum and Gold editions.
Tom Petty Hometown Park Renamed in His Honor
Dedication ceremony takes place on what would have been his 68th birthday.
Jeff Lynne Says Traveling Wilburys Name Story is ‘Fabrication’
“We’ll bury it in the mix” line was invented, according to ELO leader.
Watch Paul Simon’s ‘SNL’ Farewell
TV performance comes three weeks after his final show.
Billy Gibbons Has ‘Great Confidence’ in New ZZ Top Album
Frontman says his colleagues started work on material while he was creating solo album ‘The Big Bad Blues.’
How Don Felder Missed Out on Eagles’ ‘Victim of Love’
He recounts coming back from dinner during 'Hotel California' sessions to find Don Henley had completed vocals for song he was supposed to sing.