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Dennis DeYoung wrote this in 1975 to honor the American Bi-Centennial celebration. (thanks, Wes - New Orleans, LA)
This was their final album with guitarist John Curulewski. Tommy Shaw joined the band on their next release. (thanks, Jeff - Haltom City, TX)
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.
Bob was the bass player and lyricist for the first two Ozzy Osbourne albums. Here's how he wrote songs like "Crazy Train" and "Mr. Crowley" with Ozzy and Randy Rhoads.
Jason Newsted (ex-Metallica)
The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.