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Carlos Santana wrote this for a girl who was stressed out and on drugs. Later, he played it backstage on a tour with Earth, Wind & Fire and they suggested he record it. (thanks, Rusty - Houston, TX)
Despite the fact that there are no words in this song, it still gained very high prestige in the world of music. It is especially notable for Santana's guitar solo. (thanks, Hugo - palatine, IL)
In Greek mythology, Europa was a mortal who was loved by Zeus, who, in the form of a white bull carried her off to Crete. (thanks, Hazel - Honolulu, HI)
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
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.
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
Andy McClusky of OMD
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.