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from the band Foreigner wrote this with Clapton. It's not the first time Jones has worked with other Rock Stars: he produced Van Halen's 5150
This won the 1990 Grammy for Best Rock Vocal. Clapton got a Grammy in 1972 for playing on the Concert For Bangladesh, which won Best Album, but this was his first as a solo artist. He won 6 more in 1993, including 3 for "Tears In Heaven."
Clapton's record company, Warner Brothers, was pressuring him to write something similar to "Layla
" so they could have a hit from the Journeyman
album. So, setting out to write a hit song with Mick Jones, Clapton followed his "Layla" formula to create this song.
Phil Collins played on the Journeyman album and sang backup on some tracks. Clapton played on Collins' first album in 1981.
The bridge is based on "Badge
," which is one of Clapton's hits with Cream. Mick Jones had the idea to use it.
This was released as the first single from Journeyman, the first album Clapton released after his Crossroads boxed set.
Curt Kirkwood of Meat Puppets
The (Meat)puppetmaster takes us through songs like "Lake Of Fire" and "Backwater," and talks about performing with Kurt Cobain on MTV Unplugged
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound
, plus a collection of other classics for the likes of Aftershock, Ali and Goodfellaz.
Artis the Spoonman
Even before Soundgarden wrote a song about him, Artis was the most famous spoon player of all time. So why has he always been broke?
Marc Campbell - "88 Lines About 44 Women"
The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.