Musical musings from journalists, authors and members of the Songfacts community
"Stuttering John" MelendezThe longtime Stern and Leno mainstay recalls his greatest pranks and his wild nights with Sam Kinison and Joe Walsh. Haunted SummerThe ethereal, experimental West Coast duo Haunted Summer tell their origin story and explain their musical philosophy. Producer Ron NevisonRon Nevison explains in very clear terms the Quadrophenia concept and how Heart staged their resurgence after being dropped by their record company. The Black NoiseThe Black Noise duo of Donovan Brown and Victor Ujadughele talk about their songs and inspirations. Ziek McCarter of Con BrioThe frontman for the soul/funk flamethrower Con Brio talks about his most personal song, and their "relay race" style of writing. LadamaComing together from Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela and the United States, the ladies of Ladama cross cultures with a musical message of understanding and empowerment.