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.
Watch Paul McCartney’s Restored ‘Rupert and the Frog Song’ Movie
Director Geoff Dunbar explains what made 13-minute kids’ short so successful in 1984.
How Darrell Hammond’s Sean Connery Became Unlikely ‘SNL’ Success
Comedian says foul-mouthed impersonation of late actor was the “most popular thing” of his career.
Stevie Nicks Says ‘The Chain’ Was ‘Take One for the Team’ Moment
She’s glad she gave classic song to Fleetwood Mac, but recalls she had her own plans for it.
Don McLean’s Lifelong Struggle With ‘American Pie’
Writer of classic song outlines why it’s “biographical” and reveals that his favorite part isn’t the lyrics.
Beatles Letter About Firing Pete Best Goes to Auction
Document from 1962, signed by manager Brian Epstein, offers “sincere wishes” for drummer’s future.
Stevie Nicks Wrote ‘Dreams’ in Sly Stone’s Secret Studio
She only needed 20 minutes in the “magic room” to write the Fleetwood Mac classic.
Elton John Settles $3.9 Million Legal Dispute With Ex-Wife
Renata Blauel had said her appearance in his memoir and ‘Rocketman’ biopic breached a deal.
Elton John Slams Rod Stewart Retirement ‘Lecture’
Old friends’ falling-out extends to pages of John’s new paperback.
Pete Townshend Turned Down Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Invite
The Who guitarist recommended Eddie Van Halen, who played solo on groundbreaking hit single.
Van Halen Producer Ted Templeman Was ‘Wrong’ About ‘Jump’
But he still isn’t a fan of the classic song, as he recalls guitarist Eddie's legacy.