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.
Paul McCartney Thought Bottle of Whiskey Cost Just $2.50
Biographer cites example to prove ex Beatle can’t be “normal person” he’d love to be.
Deep Purple to Record New Album in 2019
Guitarist Steve Morse reports that follow-up to ‘Infinite’ will be made this year, with possibility of new U.S. tour dates.
Beatles Prude Thought ‘Hey Jude’ Label Was Too Rude
Letter from 1968 reveals U.S. exec’s concern over single because Apple artwork looked “pornographic.”
Bob Dylan Classic Used in New Super Bowl Commercial
Budweiser highlights environmentally friendly brewing with “Blowin’ in the Wind.”
Huey Lewis and the News Sign Deal for First Album in 10 Years
10th LP due for release in the spring, although doubts remain over frontman’s ability to tour.
Why Joe Walsh Abandoned Oboe For Guitar
Eagles icon recalls the reason he chose woodwind instrument at school - and why he changed his mind.
Beatles, Pink Floyd and David Bowie Help Vinyl Sales Grow by 15 Percent
Classic-rock acts behind record-setting stats for traditional format in 2018.
Fans Want Stevie Nicks to Work at Fleetwood McDonald’s
Pun-laden Facebook event attracts 20,000 likes with bid to put singer in U.K. fast-food restaurant.
The Surprising Rock History of the Captain and Tennille
“America’s ABBA” duo worked with the Beach Boys, Elton John and Pink Floyd, among others.
Woodstock 50th Anniversary Festival to Be Held on Original Site
Bethel Woods Music and Culture Festival will be “pan-generational music, culture and community event,” organizers say.