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.
Robbie Robertson Recalls ‘War’ of Bob Dylan Electric Tours
The Band guitarist recalls facing angry audiences in the ‘60s and hints at chance of reunion.
Blood, Sweat and Tears Keyboardist Larry Willis Dead at 76
Genre-hopping artist was revered for session work.
Elton John Recalls Shooting Down Rod Stewart Blimp
He recalls tit-for-tat promo-material battle in “Sharon and Phyllis” friendly feud.
Steve Miller Hated Jimi Hendrix’s Burning Guitar Stunt
He calls late icon’s memorable moment at Monterey “pathetic.”
Steve Perry Promises New Music This Year
Former Journey singer thanks fans for supporting comeback album ‘Traces.’
Elton John Rewrote ‘Imagine’ to Tease John Lennon
New lyrics poked fun at ex-Beatle’s passion for shopping.
Listen to the Who’s New Single, ‘All This Music Must Fade’
Track appears on upcoming album ‘Who,’ which Roger Daltrey says compares with ‘Quadrophenia.’
Why Jimmy Page Abandoned Tour With Black Crowes in 2000
Led Zeppelin icon claimed back problems, but in truth he’d been “insulted” by guitarist Rich Robinson, drummer Steve Gorman writes.
Mick Jagger Wanted Pension Plan, Thought He’d Be Retired at 60
Rolling Stones singer told accountant, ‘I won’t be singing rock ’n’ roll.’
How Ginger Baker Gatecrashed His Way Into Blind Faith
Steve Winwood quickly learned why Eric Clapton didn't want drummer in post-Cream supergroup.