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Stand Up To Cancer
SOUND & VISION RETURNS TO ABBEY ROAD FOR SU2C
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LONDON, November 2016: Sound & Vision, an epic night of art and music, returns to Abbey Road Studios this month to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer which brings new treatments to UK patients sooner. Offering art and music enthusiasts the chance to bid on a range of rare collectable items, prizes up for grabs include an exclusive David Bowie package and a signed Damien Hirst guitar.

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Rod Temperton with Paul Pacifico (AIM) and SongLink editor David Stark at a London tribute show to Quincy Jones.
Rod Temperton with Paul Pacifico (AIM) and SongLink editor David Stark at a London tribute show to Quincy Jones.
THRILLER WRITERROD TEMPERTON 1949 - 2016
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LONDON, October 2016: The music industry is mourning the death from cancer aged 66 of Rod Temperton, the UK songwriter behind 'Thriller', 'Off The Wall' and 'Rock With You', three of Michael Jackson's best known hits. He initially made his mark as the keyboardist and main songwriter for the '70s band Heatwave, whose hit songs included 'Boogie Nights' and 'Always and Forever'. He also wrote George Benson's hit 'Give Me the Night', and Patti Austin and James Ingram's US No. 1 'Baby, Come to Me', among many others such as Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Rufus and Chaka Khan, and Mica Paris.

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8 Days A Week Poster
NEW BEATLES MOVIE & DAVID STARK'S FAB 4 FILM STORIES
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LONDON, September 2016: THE BEATLES EIGHT DAYS A WEEK - THE TOURING YEARS, the new documentary from director Ron Howard, plays at cinemas worldwide on September 15th before being released on DVD and Blu-Ray. The documentary examines how the Beatles came together, through their early years playing hundreds of gigs in Hamburg and the UK, to their four frantic years as the world's most successful pop band and the pressures which caused them to stop touring in 1966.

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David Stark with Emma Buckley and Aleks Grey
David Stark with Emma Buckley & Aleks Grey
SONGLINK PRIZES PRESENTED AT LIPA GRADUATION DAY
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Liverpool, July 2016: SongLink editor David Stark presented the annual SongLink Prizes during Graduation Day at LIPA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) to Emma Buckley from Derby, UK and Aleksander Raftevold (aka Aleks Grey) from Norway. Aleks's winning song 'Unstoppable' was featured as the soundtrack for LIPA's video retrospective which opened the ceremony at Liverpool's BT Convention Centre, while Emma (winning song 'Prove You Wrong') has been co-writing and recording with various other artists and writers. They both received prize cheques from David as well as subscriptions to SongLink and other benefits including professional advice and mentoring over the next year.

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David Stark, Tim Fraser, Rita Campbell, Alan Glass
David Stark, Tim Fraser, Rita Campbell, Alan Glass
SONGLINK AT THE INSIDERS GUIDE
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London, June 2016: SongLink editor/publisher David Stark was a guest speaker at the first Insiders Guide course at Metropolis Studios, hosted by songwriters Tim Fraser and Rita Campbell. The two-day event covered all aspects of the music industry of importance to songwriters, from writing splits to publishing deals and collection societies. Special guest writer/producer Alan Glass discussed his prolific career working with many name artists and new ones, while Musical Geisha founder Rowena Morgan spoke about the importance of networking in the music industry.

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MIDEM 1976 (David far right)
MIDEM 1976
DAVID STARK AT MIDEM 1976 - 2016
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London, May 2016: SongLink editor/publisher David Stark will be marking the 40th anniversary of his first MIDEM visit in 1976 by attending this year's 50th Anniversary event from June 3-6 along with long-time German associate Ellie Weinert of Songs Wanted (Munich). "Back in 1976 I was working for Decca Records as International Press Officer", says David, "and my boss was legendary record promoter & acclaimed lyricist Marcel Stellman who's still a good friend today at the age of 91. Back in those days we were promoting Decca UK acts in Europe such as the Moody Blues and their solo projects, John Miles, Camel and many others, while this photo from Music Week was taken at the Decca international licensees' cocktail party at the Majestic Hotel, that's me on the far right next to Marcel."

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The Ivors 2016
NOMINATIONS FOR THE IVORS 2016 ANNOUNCED
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BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the nominations for the 61st Ivor Novello Awards [The Ivors]. The Ivors will take place on Thursday 19th May at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London. The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing. They are presented by BASCA [British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors] and are judged by the UK songwriting and composing community. They have been sponsored by PRS for Music since 1974.

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Sir George Martin
Sir George Martin
SIR GEORGE MARTIN 1926 - 2016
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LONDON, March 2016: The British music industry has been paying tribute to Sir George Martin CBE, who died on March 8th aged 90 years old. Sir George's son, Giles Martin, also a producer, tweeted: "RIP dad. I love you. I'm so proud to have been your son. I'll miss you more than words can say. Thank you for the all times we had together." The news was broken on Twitter by Ringo Starr who tweeted. "God bless George Martin peace and love to Judy and his family, love Ringo and Barbara." Sir George is pictured at the Gold Badge Awards 2012 with SongLink editor David Stark who met him many times over the past four decades.

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Lamiya
SONGLINK TIP LEADS TO #1 SUCCESS IN GERMANY
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London, January 2016: German artist & model LAMIYA's debut single "Glow" recently hit the No. 1 spot on the German and Swiss iTunes chart ahead of its official release on January 30th. The song was written by Nathaniel Ledwidge(producer aka DetoNate), Tekiva and Jess "Mallie" Gibbs and published by 10 Worlds Music (UK), whose MD Malcolm Connell e-mailed to say, "Just wanted to say a big thank you to SongLink."

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David Bowie 1947-2016
David Bowie 1947-2016
THE WORLD PAYS TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE
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LONDON, JANUARY 2016: The music world and beyond has been paying tribute to David Bowie, one of the most influential UK artists and songwriters of all time, who died of cancer on January 10th. His death comes just two days after the release of his 25th studio album 'Blackstar' on his 69th birthday, and 18 months after being diagnosed with the disease, according to a post on his official Facebook page. His son, film director Duncan Jones, confirmed the news in a tweet saying, "Very sorry and sad to say it's true. I'll be offline for a while. Love to all."

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The SongLink Saboteurs
The SongLink Saboteurs
SONGLINK WINS NORDOFF QUIZ PRIZE AGAIN
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LONDON, December 2015: This year's annual Nordoff Robbins Pop Quiz, hosted by broadcaster Mark Goodier at the Connaught Rooms last night (7th), was won by the SongLink team for the second year running, beating 20 other teams from across the music industry. The "SongLink Saboteurs" scored 292 points out of a possible 320 and included team members from Eagle Rock, PRS For Music and music accountants FMTV, while the event raised over 20,000 for the music therapy charity. In second place was Warner Music while agency CAA and Universal Music came joint third.

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John Otway's Mission To Montserrat
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Auddly - Keeping Track For Writers, Publishers, and More
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Veteran Writers Hazzard and Kerr Release New Albums
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World Wide Music Contest Launches New Site
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New Songwriter TV Series Launches In 2016
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Bjork, Ronson and Max Martin Head MPG 2016 List
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Sound & Vision Returns To Abbey Road For SU2C
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Thriller Writer Rod Temperton 1949 - 2016
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New Beatles Movie & David Stark's Fab 4 Film Stories
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Songlink Prizes Presented at LIPA Graduation Day
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Songlink At The Insiders Guide
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David Stark At Midem 1976 - 2016
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Nominations For The Ivors 2016 Announced
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Sir George Martin 1926 - 2016
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Songlink Tip Leads To #1 Success In Germany
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The World Pays Tribute To David Bowie
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