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: The Beatles Start Shooting ‘Help!’
On Feb. 23, 1965, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr began filming the second Beatles movie.
Watch Aerosmith Star in New Las Vegas TV Commercial
After a series of scenes showing the adventurous and indulgent nature of the destination, singer Steven Tyler is seen onstage with his bandmates, leading the crowd through a chant of the city slogan, “What happens here only happens here.”
Beatles Chauffeur Sells ‘Iconic’ John Lennon Glasses for $184,000
A former Beatles chauffeur recently sold a broken pair of John Lennon’s sunglasses for $184,000 at an auction.
‘Purple Rain’ Added to Library of Congress National Film Registry
Prince’s movie "Purple Rain" has been added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry, the government body announced.
Paul McCartney Kids’ Book Is Becoming Animated Movie
‘High in the Clouds’ will feature original Macca songs and music.
Brian May Undergoes Leg Surgery
Queen guitarist says procedure was a success.
The Who Discuss 1979 Cincinnati Concert Tragedy
40th anniversary of concert where 11 people died is marked with documentary.
Neil Young’s Bid to Become American Citizen Blocked
Delay blamed on doubts over “good moral character” as a result of his marijuana use.
Why Robert Plant ‘Can’t Relate’ to ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Anymore
Led Zeppelin singer still admires classic song’s construction, but isn’t sure of his own contribution.
What Does Robert Plant Call Led Zeppelin’s Fourth Album?
Singer describes titling of 1971 LP as a “kind of Spinal Tap thing.”