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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)
The Canadian superstar talks about his sudden rise to fame, and tells the stories behind his hits "Sunglasses At Night," "Boy In The Box" and "Never Surrender."
Gary Louris of The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
Brad Smith of Blind Melon
The Blind Melon bassist/songwriter tells the story of "No Rain," which he wrote before the band was formed.
After many years working on the Bridge School, Pegi is establishing her career as a singer/songwriter.