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.
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.
Listen to Prince’s Acoustic Demo of ‘I Feel For You’
Early version of Chaka Khan hit to be released on limited-edition purple vinyl.
How Eddie Money Risked Broken Arms to Cast Apollonia in ‘Shakin”
‘Purple Rain’ actress appeared in Money’s “Shakin’” video two years before 'Purple Rain.'
Listen to Prince’s ‘Versace Experience’ Cassette
Limited-edition 1995 release now available on vinyl.