IVORS 2011

This year’s Ivor Novello Awards was, as usual, a fabulous star-studded event and brought together an impressive  collection of songwriters of all genres and ages. Songwriter of the year went to PLAN B ….definitely a superstar!…Elton John presented the award and made a generous spirited speech in which he heaped praise on young  BEN DREW, […]

Rogue – Dedication

Released in 1975 in the UK on Epic, and in the Netherlands on Negram. Taken from their self-titled album, which was also released under the title Fallen Angel. The song is one of many songs written by Guy Fletcher and Doug Flett. Guy formed Rogue in 1975 with former Onyx guitarist Al Hodge and John […]

Libson back in Guy’s Studio in Wantage

Paul (Radar)Libson is definitely Guy’s favourite sound engineer…… Having (very kindly) recently installed a pair of PMC monitors in the studio he is coming to record in a couple of weeks…. Watch this space !…… Unconventionals new Christmas single mastered last week….Jive Aces recording in Los Angeles this week……Also we are finishing John Dawson Read’s […]


The 37th BASCA Gold Badge Awards took place on Wed 20th October back in its spiritual home…The Savoy Hotel. what a lovely bunch of people the recipients were…funny..modest.. no posing… no pretence….I would like to thank them all for giving us such a great day.

TIM ALLEN is writing again !!

There is definitely something in the air…… Immediately following John Dawson Read’s return to the studio, another old favourite songwriter emerged from the past….. Tim Allen has been living in Connecticut for many years and out of the bizz. Now ,having moved to Mississippi , Tim is busy writing and recording again after a couple of […]

JIVE ACES sign to Commercial Arts

September 2010…… London UK’s premier swing band the JIVE ACES have concluded a publishing deal with  Commercial Arts Ltd….Guy Fletcher is delighted to welcome them aboard and looks forward to a fruitful future together. The JIVE ACES are currently appearing in London and presenting their Louis Prima show with guest vocalist KEELEY SMITH , Lois […]