"Tomorrow People" by Ziggy Marley is the first song by a Marley to crack the US Top 40; the highest Bob got was #51 with "Roots, Rock, Reggae."
"Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man deals with lead singer John Gourley becoming a "rebel just for kicks" after having a daughter and settling down. "It's hard to be a punk when you're thinking about your baby daughter at home," he says.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
The Grateful Dead considered "whipping that chain" and "lugging propane," but settled on "high on cocaine" for "Casey Jones."
Bono wrote "Sweetest Thing" for his wife to make up for working on her birthday.
Neil Diamond originally wrote "I'm A Believer" for the Country artist Eddy Arnold. He was surprised when record executive Don Kirshner passed it instead to The Monkees.
On the "schizoid element" of his lyrics, and a famous line from "Everything Zen."
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
An interview with Frankie Valli, who talks about why his songs - both solo and with The Four Seasons - have endured, and reflects on his time as Rusty Millio on The Sopranos.
For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.
After cutting his teeth on hardcore punk videos, Paul defined the grunge look with his work on "Hunger Strike" and "Man in the Box."