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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Label Didn’t Want Them to Release ‘Free Bird’
Rickey Medlocke recalls behind-the-scenes discussions about what became signature track.
Listen to New Rod Stewart Song ‘Stop Loving Her Today’
Track appears on orchestral album ‘You're In My Heart' – which he doesn't completely love.
Donald Trump Insults Bruce Springsteen
President scorns Boss and other musicians while breaking promise to stop using Prince song.
Elton John Recalls Shooting Down Rod Stewart Blimp
He recalls tit-for-tat promo-material battle in “Sharon and Phyllis” friendly feud.
Blood, Sweat and Tears Keyboardist Larry Willis Dead at 76
Genre-hopping artist was revered for session work.
Steve Perry Recalls AC/DC Opening For Journey: ‘They Spanked Us Bad’
Frontman worried about following Bon Scott during ‘70s U.S. tour.
Elton John Wanted an R Rating for ‘Rocketman': ‘I Just Haven’t Led a PG-13 Rated Life’
‘Rocketman’ subject explains why he resisted attempts to remove sex and drugs from movie.
‘Stranger Things’ Clip Turns the Cars’ ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Scene Upside Down
Clip from new season features gender-swapped take on famous ‘80s movie scene that featured “Moving in Stereo.”
The Beatles, the Band, the Sex Pistols and the ‘Curse’ of San Francisco
Was the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach right to suggest the area has a way of bringing careers to an end?
Was Elton John’s Mom Really That Cold?
How real-life reports of parent-son relationship compare to the depiction in new movie ‘Rocketman.’