One of the founding members of the Average White Band has died after a battle with cancer.
With 2019 upon us, Michael Alexander spoke to people from the Courier Country world of politics, sport, music and beyond to find out what their hopes are for 2019:
Perth-raised journalist and broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove explains to Michael Alexander why he hopes the third and final part of his Soul Trilogy books – Harlem 69 - will stand the test of time as a work of social history.
Rock star Johnny Marr has said he would be "saddened" if Dundee's Groucho's record store is forced to close.
A new BBC documentary examines the legacy of Scotland’s infamous journey to the 1978 World Cup in Argentina. Michael Alexander kicked off proceedings by taking a sneak peak.
Perth writer Stuart Cosgrove has received a top literary prize for his remarkable account of life, death and music in 1960s America.
As weekly music title the NME ceases publication in print after 66 years and joins a growing list of once mighty magazine brands that now only exist online, Michael Alexander asks Tayside music afficionados where it all went wrong.
To many residents of 1960s Perth, a home in the city’s Hunter Crescent represented an aspirational step up the property ladder.
Fifty years ago, Scotland’s football team became unofficial world champions. Michael Alexander reports.
In exclusive interviews, Michael Alexander speaks to Perth-raised music journalists Stuart Cosgrove and Sylvia Patterson whose new books have been nominated for the prestigious Penderyn Book Prize 2017.