G from Los Angeles, CaI had to add - the subject of this song is the assassination of Robert Kennedy, and the sunset of an era in American politics.
Alexander from London, EnglandYes he had, he first visited New York in the Spring of 1968; see my songfact for "In Brooklyn".
Bill from San Francisco, CaAl had not yet been to America when he wrote this song, it was about his perception of it. Ironically, he now lives in LA, and I don't believe he has written another song about the city.
Meghan Trainor and her producer Kevin Kadish originally wrote "All About That Bass" for another artist to record. However, after Epic Records boss LA Reid heard Meghan play a demo of the song on a ukulele, he signed the young songwriter to his label and told her she should sing it.