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.
20 Years Ago: John Lennon’s FBI File Is Revealed
“Security secrets” hidden since the ‘70s were unveiled after author spent two decades battling for their release.
Beatles Chauffeur Sells ‘Iconic’ John Lennon Glasses for $184,000
Broken shades were left in Ringo Starr’s car in 1968.
45 Years Ago: ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ Says Goodbye
Cut-down fourth season without John Cleese ended with 'Party Political Broadcast.'
Warner Bros., Elektra, Capitol Label Head Joe Smith Dead at 91
Executive said he oversaw “fun” period of music history.
Little Feat’s Paul Barrere Dead at 71
47-year veteran guitarist had been fighting liver cancer since 2015.
Universal Fire Lawyer Claims New Investigation Is Label’s First
Hole removed from lawsuit after releasing statement saying their catalog wasn’t lost in 2008 blaze.
Scott Walker Dead at 76
Walker Brothers singer went on to become influential experimental musician.
When Jerry Lee Lewis Was Accused of Planning to Shoot Elvis Presley
Attempted final meeting between two old friends went spectacularly wrong in 1976.
Director of Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Video Considers Lawsuit
Award-winner Bruce Gowers says band has been using 1975 promo for 40 years and “never paid me a dime” over his original $1,100 fee.
Otis Rush Dead at 84
Chicago blues guitarist succumbs to complications from 2003 stroke.