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This was inspired by Babatunde Olatunji's "Jin-Go-Lo-Ba," which was featured on the first-ever African drums record released in America. Mike Shrieve tried to keep the drum patterns as similar as possible as the original.
This was Santana's first single released by Columbia Records. (thanks, Jim - Oxnard, CA, for above 2)
Kristian Bush of Sugarland
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."