Interview: Kye Fleming

July 4, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The award-winning Nashville songwriter for legends like Tina Turner, Bette Midler and Willie Nelson talks about her life in music…

Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich

Sodajerker presents… Jeff Barry

January 8, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The songwriter talks about penning his many hits and working with Brill Building collaborators like Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector…

David Stark - Songlink

David Stark: Pitching your songs effectively

September 26, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

The founder of long-running songwriters’ tip-sheet SongLink demystifies the process of pitching songs to A&Rs and imparts some invaluable advice…

Lisa Redford: The great duets

June 3, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

As our regular columnist works on a duet of her own, she looks at some great collaborations of the past…

John Waite

How I wrote ‘Missing You’ by John Waite

January 5, 2014 in Features, Interviews

The 80s smash that hit No 1 on the Billboard chart almost wasn’t recorded and was the songwriter’s bittersweet tale…