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.
Kool and the Gang Co-Founder Ronald Bell Dead at 68
Multi-instrumentalist co-wrote hits including “Celebration,” “Ladies’ Night” and “Jungle Boogie.”
Stevie Wonder Predicts Civil Rights Battle Can End in Victory
He says “systemic racism can have an ending. Police brutality can have an ending” as he urges people to keep fighting and to vote.
Record Labels Blackout to Protest Against Killing of George Floyd
“The show must be paused” message to be supported by day of “disconnect from work” on June 2.
Prince Tribute Prompts Apollonia to Accuse Sheila E. of Wrongdoing
‘Purple Rain’ star Apollonia accuses Sheila E. of telling “lies” after release of “Lemon Cake” track.
Prince Wrongful Death Case Dismissed
Legal expert believes individual settlements have been reached with each defendant.
When Will Ferrell Nearly Pretended to be Prince at Golden Globes
Actor thought of jumping up when real winner was nowhere to be found in 2007.
How Prince Recalled His First Three Kisses
He recounted being part of “no doubt the youngest” interracial couple in Minneapolis in his memoir.
Prince Website Launches Interactive Minneapolis Map
Tourist service features difficult-to-find locations plus audio commentary from colleagues.
Next Annual Prince Celebration to Mark His Birth, Not His Death
2020 event moved from April to June under new Paisley Park management.
40 Years Ago: Prince Messes With Dick Clark on ‘American Bandstand’
One-way interview remained one of veteran presenter’s most difficult TV moments.