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This was written by Kud about his grandmother and how she was neglected by her family because she was getting on in years. (thanks, Nick - Paramus, NJ)
Chad "Kud" Gray's grandmother, Bett Rae, was clearly a profound influence on her grandson's life. She raised Chad and used to bring him to the local choir where he learnt to sing. Betty Rae died in 2005 having battled cancer for several years.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
Martyn Ware of Heaven 17
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound
, plus a collection of other classics for the likes of Aftershock, Ali and Goodfellaz.
Songs About Movies
Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.