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The World According To Garp is a novel by American author and screenwriter John Irving; it was published in 1978, and Al read the book during the US Time Passages tour. In 1981, he heard a film was being made about it, and put lyrics to a piece of music he had left over from the 24 Carrots sessions two years earlier.
This is a fairly typical, slightly off-beat Al Stewart song, but nothing to write home about. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England)
Richard Patrick of Filter
"Hey Man, Nice Shot" was nearly a Nine Inch Nails song, as Richard was working with Trent Reznor when he came up with it.
Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds
The Yardbirds drummer explains how they created their sound and talks about working with their famous guitarists.