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.
Billy Gibbons’ Teenage Radio Slipper Scam
ZZ Top frontman recalls moneyspinning radio stunt that gave him his “Reverend” nickname.
Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama to Publish ‘Renegades’ Book
Pair aims to offer “small guiding map” during “time of vigilance.”
See Paul McCartney Watch Paul McCartney in ‘Find My Way’ Video
Co-creation with Beck appears on ‘McCartney III Imagined’ album.
Ron Wood Says Faces Have Recorded New Music
Rolling Stone, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones last released material in 1973.
Pete Townshend Fears New Who Music Will Miss ‘Mood of the Moment’
Guitarist says their “old-fashioned” approach requires two years for album while younger artists release songs in weeks.
Old Queen Joke Still Makes Brian May Laugh
Guitarist takes “ultimate compliment” from 1990 ‘Good Omens’ dig.
David Crosby Recalls Joni Mitchell Dumping Him by Song
He reflects on “hysterically funny” moment as she sang “That Song About the Midway” twice to make sure he understood.
Watch Lyric Video for Tom Petty’s New ‘105 Degrees’
Track appears on ‘Angel Dream,’ a remake of ‘She’s the One’ soundtrack.
Listen to Unreleased Gerry Rafferty Song, ‘Slow Down’
Track appears on “Baker Street” hitmaker’s new posthumous album ‘Rest in Blue.’
Elton John Says His Parents’ Arguments Led to ‘Big Spender’ Habit
He remembers finding “solace in inanimate objects” while feeling safe in his bedroom as a child.