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This song is about the fictional lawyer Perry Mason. It is a book series written in the 1930s by Erle Stanley Gardner, and was made into a TV show that ran from 1957 to 1966 starring Raymond Burr. (thanks, Robert - Atlanta, GA)
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Greg talks about writing songs of "universal truth" for King Crimson and ELP, and tells us about his most memorable stage moment (it involves fireworks).
Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"
Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Not much, really.
Mark Arm of Mudhoney
When he was asked to write a song for the Singles
soundtrack, Mark thought the Seattle grunge scene was already overblown, so that's what he wrote about.