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’ wows music fans at Smithy

By Destiny Givens Last night at the Smithfield Cultural Centre, Eric ‘Song Doctor’ Murray gave a public lecture detailing some of his more famous collaborations. Locals were thrilled with his stories about how, with a little bit of expertise, songs that were destined for the scrap-heap became massive hits. “Sometimes I’m more of a counselorContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ wows music fans at Smithy”

‘Song Doctor’ to the rescue

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Self professed ‘Song Doctor’, Eric Murray has told Channel Nine’s Karl Stefanovic about his work with pop-stars Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran. Murray (below), who has been associated with acts as diverse as Sonny and Cher, Racee and Nickleback, is on a national tour promoting his new book ‘Making a Hit: Song Doctor toContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ to the rescue”