Know Your Ray

Peter Jackson’s mesmeric Beatles documentary ‘Get Back’ gave fans for the first time a ringside seat into the creative process of The Fab Four. But it was a fifth gentleman who played a pivotal role in The Beatles’ musical finale who also caught my eye. A twenty-five-year-old policeman by the name of Ray Dagg. For … More Know Your Ray

One for the Fans

After the demise of The Yardbirds, Jimmy Page went on to quickly assemble his own group that in a few short years would become one of the best-selling artists of all time. Led Zeppelin’s popularity however wasn’t shared by everyone. ‘Dull’, ‘monotonous’ and ‘redundant’ were just a few of the words music critics used to … More One for the Fans

Let It Be

The talented painter Stuart Sutcliffe decided if he was going to take his passion for art more seriously, he’d have to give up playing bass in his band. A necessary sacrifice for Stuart but a disaster for the group. With gigs already lined up, they needed a solution fast. One of the other guitarists in … More Let It Be

Back to Basics

Halfway through making the fourth Foo Fighters album, Dave Grohl unstrapped his guitar and walked out of the studio. The pressure of being the driving force behind the band had become too much, leading to the singer songwriter falling out of love with music. So Dave decided to leave his job as frontman of one … More Back to Basics