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Cygnus X-1 is the name given to an X-ray source in the constellation of Cygnus, believed to be a black hole. (thanks, Mike - Mountlake Terrace, Washington)
In Greek mythology, Rocinante is the name of the horse that Zeus rides. It was also the name of Steinbeck's motor home in Travels With Charlie, as well as the name of Don Quixote's horse. (thanks, Mike - Mountlake Terrace, Washington)
This is a two-part song, with part 1 appearing on A Farewell To Kings and part 2 appearing on Hemispheres. The two individual parts are only tenuously connected. (thanks, Jeff - Haltom City, TX)
Part 1 was split into these different sections: The Voyage: I. Prologue / II. / III. Book 2 was divided into these sections: Hemispheres: I. Prelude / II. Apollo: Bringer Of Wisdom / III. Dionysus: Bringer Of Love / IV. Armageddon: The Battle Of Heart And Mind / V. Cygnus: Bringer Of Balance / VI. The Sphere: A Kind Of Dream. (thanks, Gary - Gaston, SC)
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Greg talks about writing songs of "universal truth" for King Crimson and ELP, and tells us about his most memorable stage moment (it involves fireworks).
Ozzy biting a dove? Alice Cooper causing mayhem with a chicken? Creed so bad they were sued? See if you can spot the real concert mishaps.
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.