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.
Rod Stewart Reveals Victorious Cancer Battle
Singer says he got all-clear after two years because illness was caught early.
Elton John Celebrated on Royal Mail Postage Stamps
He’s only the second solo artist to receive honor after David Bowie.
How Joe Walsh’s Stage Warm-Up Became ‘Life in the Fast Lane’
Eagles icon recalls creation of first song he wrote with Don Henley and Glenn Frey.
Rolling Stones Given Mars Rock Honor
Watch Robert Downey Jr. announce NASA naming fast-moving boulder "Rolling Stones Rock."
Canned Heat Bassist Larry Taylor Dead at 77
He also worked with the Monkees, Jerry Lee Lewis and others.
Revisiting the ‘Forgotten Woodstock’ of 1989
How 30,000 people staged a word-of-mouth anniversary celebration at Bethel, and almost no one else noticed.
Woodstock Drifters Warned Against Visiting Festival Site
Those without tickets or travel passes will be allowed 30-minute stay via shuttle bus during 50th-anniversary weekend.
Couple on Woodstock Album Cover Is Still Together
Subjects of iconic 1969 photo didn’t know it had been taken until they saw it on LP sleeve the following year.
What the Beatles Did After ‘Abbey Road’ Cover Shoot
Roadie’s diary reveals how bandmates went their separate ways when they found themselves with three hours to spare.
Why Jimmy Page Knew He Had to Re-Record ‘When the Levee Breaks’
He says Led Zeppelin began a “sonic journey” after they finished tracking the song.