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.
40 Years Ago: ‘Another Brick in The Wall (Part II)’ Hits No.1
Producer Bob Ezrin defied Roger Waters to turn part of the concept album into a disco-infused hit.
The Who Postpone Tour Over Coronavirus Concerns
Band says its “fans’ safety is paramount.”
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Is Most Popular Coronavirus Meme Song
Classic track helps with virus-protecting hand-washing routine.
Beatles Guitar Owner Is Told It’s Worth $500,000
British antiques TV show values instrument gifted by George Harrison and previously owned by John Lennon.
Why Huey Lewis Felt ‘Downtrodden’ by ‘Do You Believe in Love’
Singer recalls mixed experience of his first hit single.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Start Shooting ‘Help!’
Second movie work began as Fab Four began to realize how desperate they were for a new direction.
20 Years Ago: David Letterman Returns After Heart Surgery
‘Late Show’ host jokes about emergency procedure after five weeks of recuperation.
Jerry Lee Lewis Records New Album Despite Debilitating Stroke
He admits he never expected to play piano again.
Watch Rod Stewart Reunite With Surviving Faces
Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones help deliver “Stay With Me” at Brit Awards.
Apple Corps Awarded $77 Million Over Fake Beatles Sales
Judge fines individuals and small businesses $1 million each for creation and marketing of unlawful products.