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.
55 Years Ago: Beatlemania Begins to Spin Out of Control With ‘A Hard Day’s Night’
Advance radio-station play forced label to release Fab Four’s fourth album 10 days early.
50 Years Ago: The Final Episode of ‘Star Trek’ Airs
The original series ended inauspiciously with a controversial production tagged onto the start of a rerun.
Watch New Clip From Beatles-Themed Movie ‘Yesterday’
Teaser shows Himesh Patel performing title track in a world where no one has heard of the Fab Four.
Billy Joel’s Neighbors Want to Ban His Helicopter
Residents of exclusive Long Island community object to aircraft noise.
How Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band Saved Him From Alcoholism
Ex-Beatle recalls fear of returning to work: “I couldn’t play sober, but I also couldn’t play as a drunk.”
When Jerry Lee Lewis Was Accused of Planning to Shoot Elvis Presley
Attempted final meeting between two old friends went spectacularly wrong in 1976.
Yoko Ono Considers Revealing Extent of Her Influence on John Lennon
The onetime Beatle's widow isn't sure if she really wants to share details.
The Surprising Rock History of the Captain and Tennille
“America’s ABBA” duo worked with the Beach Boys, Elton John and Pink Floyd, among others.
Watch Paul McCartney’s New Anti-Bullying Video for ‘Who Cares’
Macca teams up with Emma Stone for 'Egypt Station' track with positive message.
Watch Elton John’s Reputed $6.5 Million Commercial
U.K. chain John Lewis release two-minute TV ad for holiday season.