Rolling Stones Archivist and Historian
Many of her articles were exclusive concert reviews, band history, feature articles, interviews and profiles. She has written, edited and compiled the 80 stories in “Love You Live, Rolling Stones: Fanfare from the Common Fan”, a tribute book to the Stones from the fans’ perspective.
Filled with over 900 photos and images, the full-color out-of-print book won three national book awards for design.
Marilou has covered every Rolling Stones tour since 1981 and she has attended over 150 Rolling Stones concerts since 1972. She is the former US editor and public relations liaison for the Netherlands-based “Stones People Magazine” and fan club (now defunct).
The owner of Regan Communications and Fanfare Publishing, Inc., Marilou is also an award-winning television producer and is noted for her work in all aspects of the media. Marilou was a reporter for Philadelphia Inquirer for over a decade, covering several beats, including crime, health and entertainment.
She was also the co-executive producer of KidSports, a half-hour children’s TV show seen nationally on Comcast SportsNet channels. Marilou was also producer and head writer for the show.
Marilou was awarded a Telly for KidSports and garnered an Addy from the Philadelphia Ad Club for best local commercial spot. She was also presented with an award from the National Society of Fund Raising Executives in recognition for her outstanding philanthropic support for the disabled and mentally ill.
She also earned: the Philadelphia Press Association First Place Award in newspaper reporting; The Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award; and The Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association’s Keystone Press Award.
Marilou is a former member of the Board of the Delaware County Press Club. She is founding member of the Board of Directors for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Inner City Games Philadelphia, which developed after-school programs for disadvantaged youths.
Marilou also volunteered with the Music In Action Foundation and founder Robby Takac, Goo Goo Dolls bass player, along with Philadelphia Academies, Inc. And she is a community environmental leader via the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Tree Tenders.
A yoga Instructor, Marilou developed yoga courses for the mentally ill and Down’s syndrome adults. She published the results of her work with these special-needs people in articles in Yoga Journal Magazine.
Marilou was born in Philadelphia, PA, and spent her early years there before moving to the suburbs where she still currently lives and commutes to every possible Rolling Stones concert.