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This was the first Electric Light Orchestra single not to use strings. (thanks, Ken - Louisville, KY)
The third verse is in French. The translation is: "Hold on tight to your dream/Hold on tight to your dream/When you see your ship go sailing/When you feel your heart is breaking/Hold tight to your dream." (thanks, Logan - Troy, MT)
Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum
Dave explains how the video appropriated the meaning of "Runaway Train," and what he thought of getting parodied by Weird Al.
Jon Anderson of Yes
From the lake in "Roundabout" to Sister Bluebird in "Starship Trooper," Jon talks about how nature and spirituality play into his lyrics for Yes.
Charlie Benante of Anthrax
The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.
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."