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 Story of Prince’s Unique First Record Contract
Manager’s trick created a bidding war that meant he could call the shots - but label didn’t have anything to complain about.
The Frantic History of Prince’s Last Guitar
He took it onstage for his last public appearance, but was never seen playing the custom instrument that had lain unwanted for 9 years.
After Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ Prince Movie Is in the Works
Song rights acquired in bid to emulate success of Freddie Mercury story, though it won’t be a biopic.
Stevie Nicks Recalls Prince’s Surprise ‘Stand Back’ Appearance
She invited him for studio visit to hear track he’d inspired, but didn’t expect him to show up.
Prince’s Official Memoir to Be Published This Year
Prince's official memoir was written after a deal was struck just weeks before his death in 2016.
‘Mind-Blowing’ Unheard Prince Music Coming Soon
A representative from the estate confirms that “gems” have been discovered in Paisley Park's archive.
Why the Revolution Won’t Sing Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’
Prince formed the Revolution in 1979, and they worked with him until 1986.