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.
$17,500 Yoko Ono Rock Stolen from Museum
A rock that was part of a Yoko Ono art installation, valued at $17,500, has been stolen from a Toronto museum.
Going to Concerts Can Extend Your Life, Study Says
A behavioral science study has concluded that attending concerts on a regular basis could extend your life by up to nine years.
35 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Face Surprising July 4 Ban
Politician James G. Watt had already carved himself a reputation for being controversial and outspoken by the time he outdid himself by taking on the Beach Boys in 1983.
Beatles Arranger Wasn’t Paid Much for ‘The Long and Winding Road’
The man who arranged the orchestration for the Beatles’ final U.S. No.1 single said he wasn't paid much for his work.
Charles Manson’s Body Granted to His Grandson
The four-month legal battle over the ownership of mass murderer Charles Manson’s body has ended with the remains being put in the care of his grandson.
Elton John Explains Why He Walked Off Stage in Las Vegas
Elton John has explained the actions of a “rude” fan that led him to walk off stage in Las Vegas.
Dennis Edwards of the Temptations Dies
Dennis Edwards sang lead on the Temptations' psychedelic soul classics including “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone” and “Ball of Confusion.”
Ringo Starr to Reportedly Receive Knighthood
A British newspaper is saying that Ringo Starr will be on the Queen's New Year honors list for a knighthood.
Charles Manson’s Cause of Death Confirmed
Charles Manson's cause of death has been confirmed.
Roy Orbison Hologram at Center of Legal Dispute
Rival technology developers argue with Roy Orbison's sons over contracts after first virtual tour dates are announced.