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 Won His Master Tapes Back From Warner Bros.
Artist's 18-year dispute with record label came to an end with surprising victory in 2014.
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 Prompts Apollonia to Accuse Sheila E. of Wrongdoing
‘Purple Rain’ star Apollonia accuses Sheila E. of telling “lies” after release of “Lemon Cake” track.
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 Website Launches Interactive Minneapolis Map
Tourist service features difficult-to-find locations plus audio commentary from colleagues.
‘Purple Rain’ Added to Library of Congress National Film Registry
1984 movie among 25 titles selected for being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”
Watch Eddie Vedder and Red Hot Chili Peppers Play ‘Purple Rain’
Encore performance takes place at annual Silverlake Conservatory of Music fundraiser show.
Listen to Excerpt from Prince’s ‘The Beautiful Ones’ Audio Book
Co-author Dan Piepenbring tells how Prince connected his parents and funk in introduction.