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Springsteen was inspired by television images of the Persian Gulf War and the Los Angeles Riots.
This is a commentary on racial and social injustice. Often viewed as a patriotic champion after "Born In The USA," Springsteen has been openly critical of American politics.
Lucky Town and Human Touch were released on the same day, almost 5 years since Springsteen's last album, Tunnel Of Love. Many fans felt he should have released one double-album rather than 2 full price singles.
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
Jason Newsted (ex-Metallica)
The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.
Don breaks down "Hotel California" and other songs he wrote as a member of the Eagles. Now we know where the "warm smell of colitas" came from.