Bernie Marsden has achieved many things of which others could only dream. Seven albums with a band that filled stadiums around the world and the co-writer of a multi-million selling song that reached Number 1 in the US and Canada. But regrets, there are a few.
Between 1978 and 1982 Bernie was in Whitesnake, the band that picked up (sort of) where Deep Purple left off, and in most respects, it’s this that will draw people to Bernie’s book. Aside from his natural regret at seeing his time in the band come to an end before he wanted there’s added poignancy surrounding writing and recording of “Here I Go Again”. A joint composition with Dave Coverdale. It’s a standout track on Whitesnake’s 1982 album “Saints and Sinners”, and today represents three of the top five ‘Snake tracks played on Spotify.
Bernie acknowledges that this song has given him financial freedom but there’s a sense of the bittersweet in that he never played the song live with the band as he was fired almost immediately after making the album. Barely troubling the UK charts at the time,“Here I Go Again” really took off five years later when the » Continue Reading.