The Ramones at Virgin – Newcastle 1991

This was a very special day for me – overseeing the opening of a new Virgin Megastore in my old home town with the one and only Ramones! A very proud...

Sony Conference – New York 2001 Jan27

Sony Conference – New York 2001

Having a chat with Anastasia and Mrs and Miss...

Pete Townshend – New York 2006

A truly special moment in...

Roger Daltrey – New York 2006

I’d just left Virgin and had flown into NYC for the Who show at Madison Square Garden. While in the taxi from JFK, I got a call from Hope (on the left) saying I had to immediately go to MSG as there was a chance we could meet Roger and Pete. Sure enough.. Thank you...

Elvis Costello – Dublin 1991

I look like a teenager. This was when WEA took a few of us to Dublin to meet Elvis and watch him rehearse for the Mighty Like a Rose tour. The following year, they flew us to Sweden to have dinner with him too. Those were the days:). I’ve still got the...

The Waterboys – SXSW Austin 2013 Nov27

The Waterboys – SXSW Austin 2013

A special moment for me. I’ve been a huge fan since the start. Mike Scott (left) has a magical energy around him. I recently read his bio “Adventures of a Waterboy”, which I thoroughly recommend. Fiddle player Steve Wickham (right) is one of the most talented musicians on...