Hairfred guitar? I first started researching the Hairfred guitar, Brian May’s enigmatic instrument, towards the end of 2011 (see Getting in on the app business), whilst working on a project for This Day in Music. Brian May’s interview for the January 1983 edition of Guitar Player magazine, in which he was misquoted as saying “Yeah,…Continue reading Hairfred guitar: a tale of torn labels
I’ve had a busy few days doing radio interviews to promote The Dead Straight Guide To Queen. I did fourteen interviews on Wednesday at Media City Salford, recorded another podcast with Pete Mitchell yesterday and three interviews at BBC Radio Sheffield this morning, followed by two telephone interviews from home this afternoon. I’ve got another telephone…Continue reading I’m going slightly Radio Ga Ga!
Matt Bendoris, of the Scottish Sun, interviewed me about The Dead Straight Guide To Queen last Monday. He wanted a Scottish angle, so I suggested the 1974 riot at Queen’s Stirling University gig. I got a two-page spread in Friday’s Scottish Sun, with a nice plug for the book. OK, so some of my comments…Continue reading Two-page spread in the Scottish Sun