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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)
Mike Love of The Beach Boys
The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.
With Bernie Taupin, Martin co-wrote the #1 hits "We Built This City" and "These Dreams." After writing the Pretty Woman
song for Go West, he had his own hit with "In the House of Stone and Light."
Tony Joe White
The writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.
Bob was the bass player and lyricist for the first two Ozzy Osbourne albums. Here's how he wrote songs like "Crazy Train" and "Mr. Crowley" with Ozzy and Randy Rhoads.