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Guitarist Ryan Ross recalled to VH1: "That was really cool. I walked in one day and these guys were talking about the song and they said, 'Why don't you try to sing this?' I sang it because it was me and Jon's (bassist Jon Walker) song, (so) I knew the song well. We did it and everyone thought it was cool. It's still one of the coolest songs on the album.
Collaborating with T Bone Burnett, Leslie Phillips changed her name and left her Christian label behind. Robert Plant, who recorded one of her songs on Raising Sand
, is a fan.
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.