Yoko Ono

Five Minutes With… Yoko Ono

October 16, 2018 in Interviews, Songwriting Magazine Autumn 2018

Peace activist, artist provocateur, Beatle wife… Songwriter? In our latest edition, we enjoy a quick chat with this iconic figure…

The Beatles

The role of mischief in the Beatles’ songwriting

September 17, 2018 in Features, Tips & Techniques

Author of ‘Help! 100 Songwriting, Recording And Career Tips Used By The Beatles’, David Rowley, highlights the Fab Four’s mischievousness…


UK & US Songwriting Charts (17 Nov-2 Dec 2017)

November 29, 2017 in News

This week Sheeran’s on top again, LANco’s Brandon Lancaster returns with his ‘Greatest Love Story’ and even Lennon-McCartney get back…

Unreleased Beatles demo up for auction on eBay

September 22, 2017 in News

If you’re a Beatles fan with money to burn you could be the owner of an unreleased demo by them…

Max Martin

Super-producer to receive top songwriting award

August 25, 2017 in News

Songwriter and producer Max Martin will be given the prestigious Clive Davis Legend In Songwriting Award at next month’s ceremony…

Richie Sambora and Orianthi

The NAMM Show welcomes Richie and Ronnie

January 5, 2017 in Events, News

NAMM 2017 hosts rock duo Richie Sambora & Orianthi, plus Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes celebrate Lennon Bus’ 20th anniversary…


Radio stations accused of being an illegal cartel

December 12, 2016 in News

Global Music Rights founder Irving Azoff alleges thousands of US radio stations wrongfully colluded to underpay songwriters to play songs…

The Beatles

Paul McCartney on his friendship with John Lennon

August 10, 2016 in News

McCartney describes the relationship with his former Beatles bandmate as “irreplaceable” and says that he and Yoko Ono are “mates”…

The Beatles

Unseen footage of The Beatles published

April 26, 2016 in News

Australia’s National Film and Sound Archive have released previously unseen footage of The Fab Four preparing for a TV performance…

Justin Currie

Sodajerker presents… Justin Currie

March 23, 2016 in Features, Interviews

The podcasting duo speak with one of our previous interviewees, the Glaswegian singer-songwriter who fronted Del Amitri for 20 years…

Lennon & McCartney

“Dozens” of Beatles songs were “lost”

July 31, 2015 in News

Paul McCartney has said that “dozens” of potential Beatles songs co-written by himself and John Lennon were lost to memory…

Jeremy Bass - New York In Spring cover

New York In Spring by Jeremy Bass (Album)

June 10, 2015 in Music

A companion record to ‘Winter Bare’ which suggests that with the changing of the seasons comes hope, and Bossa nova…

Grant Nicholas

Interview: Grant Nicholas

March 24, 2015 in Features, Interviews

Feeder’s Grant Nicholas discusses his solo career, the freedom it affords his songwriting and what it means for his band…

John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

John Lennon Education Tour Bus gets funky at NAMM

January 17, 2015 in Events, News

Lennon Bus kicks off its 18th year with funk legend George Clinton and songwriting contest winners at US music conference…

The 10 greatest Christmas songs of all time

December 3, 2014 in Features

Nothing raises the festive spirits like hearing your favourite seasonal tunes. Here’s our selection of the best-ever Christmas records… here…


Interview: Cast’s John Power

March 30, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The Scouse singer-songwriter talks about playing in The La’s, the tale of Britpop heroes Cast, and “writing that eternal song”…

Interview: Billy J Kramer

February 21, 2013 in Features, Interviews

We catch up with a genuine Merseybeat legend who, at nearly 70, is about to release his ‘first proper album’…