When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
Katmandu, the capital of Nepal, was the archetype for faraway mysticism when Bob Seger wrote a song about it in 1975.
Bernie Taupin was 17 when he wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Your Song." Looking back, he says it's "one of the most naïve and childish lyrics in the entire repertoire of music."
"Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring was inspired by the Robert Ludlum novel The Bourne Identity, not by the TV show.
The song "Knock On Wood" was confusing to UK listeners because the saying there is "Touch Wood."
Michael Jackson was only 11 years and 5 months old when the Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" became the group's first #1 . The late King of Pop is the youngest group member ever to top the Hot 100.
The lyric to "Hold On" by Wilson Phillips was inspired by Chynna Phillips' struggles with addiction. "Hold on for one more day" is something she heard in AA meetings.