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Lead singer Chino Moreno: "This was the first song we wrote for the record. It's a little heavy. It talks about the white pony, strippers, and drugs." The "White Pony" is a very highly potent form of cocaine. (thanks, Tim - Pittsburgh, PA)
One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer."
Gary Louris of The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.