Emotional time for feud followers

By Shirley Higgins-Croft. The breathtakingly tender end to the feud between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, laid out in fast-food technicolor in the video clip for ‘You need to calm down‘, has ignited the intranet and caused some extreme reactions around the world. The praise from popular culture icons could not have been warmer. BabyContinue reading “Emotional time for feud followers”

A conversation with the Song Doctor

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Though he is hardly a household name, Sir Eric Murray, the Song Doctor, (above) is a legend of the music industry. He has contributed as uncredited songwriter on more than fifty number one hits and has saved many well known songs from the discount rack of history.Continue reading “A conversation with the Song Doctor”

‘Song Doctor’ tells all about the Taylor/Katy feud

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Eric Murray, self-proclaimed song-doctor and legend of the music industry, has finally weighed in on the long running Taylor Swift/Katy Perry feud. Mr Murray had delivered his keynote address at the annual Tully Songwriters’ Festival, and was taking questions from the audience, when he was asked what his biggest regret was. TheContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ tells all about the Taylor/Katy feud”

WBU academics claim to have a cure for GAS

By Paolo Zupp William Bligh University academics have announced that they have developed a treatment for the insidious syndrome that has dogged musicians since the dawn of rock ‘n roll. GAS – Guitar Acquisition Syndrome (more recently generalised to Gear Acquisition Syndrome and also known as Perceived Guitar Personality Disorder) is the debilitating condition inContinue reading “WBU academics claim to have a cure for GAS”