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.
The Powerful Influence of Prince’s ‘1st Love,’ His Mom
Mattie Della Shaw Baker’s strong character inspired his breakup songs.
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.
‘Purple Rain’ Added to Library of Congress National Film Registry
1984 movie among 25 titles selected for being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”
Prince’s Personal ‘Graffiti Bridge’ Script Up for Auction
1987 paperwork includes handwritten edits to early version of story.
Watch Eddie Vedder and Red Hot Chili Peppers Play ‘Purple Rain’
Encore performance takes place at annual Silverlake Conservatory of Music fundraiser show.