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This is about a guy who Cathy dumped. He tries to be strong, but everyone knows him as "Cathy's Clown" because she treated him so bad.
This was the first single ever released on the Warner Brothers label in the United Kingdom. The Everly Brothers signed with them after three successful years with Cadence Records. The deal was reputed to be the first million-dollar contract in music history.
This was the first single to simultaneously top the UK and US charts.
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
John Doe of X
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.