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.
How Prince Inspired Tom Petty’s ‘Don’t Come Around Here No More’
Heartbreakers leader had key 'Purple Rain' moment on his mind when he completed a track Stevie Nicks abandoned.
Listen to Maceo Parker Cover Prince’s ‘The Other Side of the Pillow’: Premiere
Track taken from James Brown and George Clinton collaborator’s album ‘Soul Food: Cooking With Maceo.’
Prince Tribute Show Director Recalls ‘Tricky’ Tension
Ken Ehrlich says getting Sheila E. and the Revolution onstage together helped bridge a gap.
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.
When Dave Grohl Jammed With Prince and No One Saw It
Foo Fighters leader recalls dream-come-true moment, even if it wasn’t quite what he’d expected.
Watch Coldplay and Choir Cover Prince’s ‘1999’
Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland lead the For Love Choir through Tiny Desk performance.
When Prince Went Full Guitar Hero on ‘The Undertaker’ Home Video
1995 home video launch came two years after he’d stormed through power trio performance.
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.