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.
Brian May Joins Monthlong Vegan Diet Campaign
Queen guitarists asks others to join Veganuary program but says those who don’t shouldn’t feel bad.
How Bob Seger’s Fans Saved ‘Old Time Rock and Roll’
Classic track wasn’t set to appear on ‘Stranger in Town’ album because his bandmates didn’t like it.
Paul McCartney Kids’ Book Is Becoming Animated Movie
‘High in the Clouds’ will feature original Macca songs and music.
40 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek’ Boldly Goes to the Big Screen
The classic franchise’s first foray into theaters was nearly its last.
Rod Stewart Announces Orchestral Album ‘You’re in My Heart’
LP features new versions of classic tracks along with brand new song “Stop Loving Her Today.”
Elton John Celebrated on Royal Mail Postage Stamps
He’s only the second solo artist to receive honor after David Bowie.
‘Abbey Road’ Artist Was Told He’d Destroyed the Beatles
John Kosh recalls angry call from record label boss after LP was designed without any text on the cover.
‘Yesterday’ Gives Beatles Chart Boost
Himesh Patel’s version of title track sells twice as many downloads as the original, with five songs in Hot Rock Songs list.
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.