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.
How Ronnie Spector Saved the E Street Band From Breaking Up
She agreed to record with them while Bruce Springsteen was locked out of the studio.
Don Henley Nearly Sang on Steely Dan’s ‘Peg’
Producer Gary Katz recalls having to fire Eagles member when session didn't work out.
Roger Taylor Defends ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Timeline Change
Drummer discusses moving the moment Freddie Mercury revealed his AIDS diagnosis.
Keith Richards, Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell Items for Auction
Rolling Stones and Beatles members offer guitars while Mitchell provides painting of Jimi Hendrix.
David Bowie Studio Moment Hinted at ‘Special Mental Powers’
Producer Tony Visconti recalls "goose bumps" experience as they worked on 'Low' track "Weeping Wall."
Sammy Hagar Has 20 Songs Left Over From ‘Standing Hampton’ Era
He says there are more than 20 tracks, but he's worried about losing them during playback.
When the Black Crowes’ Sudden Hiatus Surprised Some of the Band
Chris Robinson’s decision left brother Rich "blindsided" in 2002.
What Did Prince and Eddie Van Halen Say When They Met?
Surprisingly, two of the world's greatest-ever guitarists didn't discuss music.
The Fight to Have Elton John Play at Princess Diana’s Funeral
British National Archive papers reveal priest’s bid for “modern world” to be represented at ceremony.
Eagles Planned How to Play Shows with Sick or Angry Members
Bernie Leadon says “consistency and discipline” helped make the band’s name.