Kid Rock performed his song "Amen" at Barack Obama's inaugural, but claims he didn't vote for him.
When Adele needed to cry during the filming of the video for "Hello" she played Labrinth's 2014 single "Jealous." "You could play it at my kid's birthday and I'd burst into tears," she said.
The Bangles song "Eternal Flame" was inspired by a display at Graceland that honored Elvis Presley.
McCartney wrote his duet with Stevie Wonder, "Ebony and Ivory," after a marital tiff with Linda. He told Mojo magazine : "It was like, 'Why can't we get it together- our piano can.'"
"Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds was the only US #1 single by a female act between July 1956 and February 1958.
Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song" was written as a sad song about depression, but listeners heard it as a funny, ironic song.
Todd Rundgren explains why he avoids "Hello It's Me," and what it was like producing Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell album.
On the "schizoid element" of his lyrics, and a famous line from "Everything Zen."
How a country weeper and a blues number made "rolling stone" the most popular phrase in rock.
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
Established as a redoubtable singer-songwriter, the Men At Work frontman explains how religion, sobriety and Jack Nicholson play into his songwriting.
Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means.
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