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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)
Leslie West of Mountain
From the cowbell on "Mississippi Queen" to recording with The Who when they got the wrong Felix, stories from one of rock's master craftsmen.
The Guns N' Roses rhythm guitarist in the early '90s, Gilby talks about the band's implosion and the side projects it spawned.
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).
Richard Patrick of Filter
"Hey Man, Nice Shot" was nearly a Nine Inch Nails song, as Richard was working with Trent Reznor when he came up with it.