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This was written by Scott Weiland and STP bass player Robert DeLeo while the band was on tour. Weiland considers it a love song for his wife, Mary. It deals with the possibility of loss.
According to Weiland, this is his favorite Stone Temple Pilots ballad.
A live version featuring guest vocals by Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington is on the album Family Values 2001. STP was a big influence on Bennington, and he got to know the band when both groups played the Family Values Tour.
Webb talks about his classic songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "MacArthur Park."
Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.