Billy Steinberg - "Like A Virgin"
The first of Billy's five #1 hits was the song that propelled Madonna to stardom. You'd think that would get you a backstage pass, wouldn't you?
Macabre Mother Goose: The Dark Side of Children's Songs
"London Bridge," "Ring Around the Rosie" and "It's Raining, It's Pouring" are just a few examples of shockingly morbid children's songs.
Dave Alvin - "4th Of July"
When Dave recorded the first version of the song with his group the Blasters, producer Nick Lowe gave him some life-changing advice.
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.