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After Amos' first major-label release, Y Kant Tori Read sunk without a trace, she had to dig deep inside herself, in her search for her true identity. She told Rolling Stone this meant killing her old self: "To talk about death was really important on Little Earthquakes because there was a part of me had to die. The image that I had created for whatever reason, had to die."
Amos recalled to Rolling Stone in 2009: "I worked with John Philip Shenale on this, who did all the string arrangements for Midwinter Graces, so this is one of those collaborations that has stood the test of time and I met him on this record."
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks
and how she captured a song from a dream.
Andy Powell of Wishbone Ash
The Wishbone Ash guitarist on how touring with The Who inspired one of their most enduring songs, and why they moved to America at the peak of their powers.
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.