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This Cole Porter composition, from the musical Kiss Me, Kate, is a humorous ditty explaining how to pull the birds, as evinced by the forced rhymes - although no man of letters would put it quite like that.
In the original 1948 production it was introduced by Harry Clark and Jack Diamond as the dueting gangsters. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England)
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal.
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.