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Many people assume that this song is about drugs, but it isn't. Tom got the idea for this when he saw a pilot being interviewed on TV. The pilot said how it wasn't hard learning to fly... the hardest part was coming down.
The song was written in 1991 by Tom Petty and his Traveling Wilburys colleague and former ELO frontman Jeff Lynne. It is based on only four simple chords, (F, C, A minor, and G).
Country trio Lady Antebellum covered this on their seven-song acoustic EP iTunes Session.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
Franti tells the story behind his hit "Say Hey (I Love You)" and explains why yoga is an integral part of his lifestyle and his Soulshine tour.
Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter.
"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.