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The line, "We go out driving in my 6.6" refers to the engine size (6.6 liter/400 cid) commonly used in the Pontiac Trans Am. Sammy wrote a song a few years earlier called "Trans Am" in which he first alludes to the 6.6 size engine. Sammy loves Trans Ams, especially red ones. (thanks, Mike - Mountlake Terrace, WA)
Little Big Town
"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
Van Dyke Parks
U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.
Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes
"Great songwriters don't necessarily have hit songs," says Chris. He's written a bunch, but his fans are more interested in the intricate jams.