ASCAP's Ralph Murphy and Paul Williams
Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) recently invited representatives of ASCAP to attend their annual members week. During the week, ASCAP's Ralph Murphy delivered his successful workshop "Murphy's Law of Songwriting" while ASCAP London's Seán Devine spoke about international relationships between performing right organisations and the music publishing entities. Chairman Paul Williams was interviewed on Today FM - Ireland's most popular drive time show - speaking about his life as a hit songwriter and his role at ASCAP. Williams also took part in an interview with hit Irish writer Laura Izibor during which they spoke about their individual writing styles. Williams performed a song written for his new film Paul Williams: Still Alive and also his classic, "Rainbow Connection." Murphy and Williams travelled to Kilkenny, south of Dublin, where they gave inspirational insight in to the world of the song. IMRO CEO Victor Finn commented on the week: "This is a perfect example of organisations working together for their members."