Bruce Sprinsteen said "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" was "the best love song I ever wrote."
"(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding" was written by Nick Lowe in 1974. The original version with his group Brinsley Schwarz was kind of somber, but Elvis Costello made it a classic with his 1978 uptempo take.
"I Got You Babe" makes Sonny Bono the only person to perform on a #1 hit and also get elected to congress.
Before she was famous on Friends, Courteney Cox danced on stage with Bruce Springsteen in his "Dancing In The Dark" video.
Bono wrote "Sweetest Thing" for his wife to make up for working on her birthday.
Eminem sampled a song by Labi Siffre on "My Name Is." Siffre, a gay activist, made Em take out some gay humor in the lyric before allowing it.
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
The Doobies guitarist and lead singer, Tom wrote the classics "Listen To The Music," "Long Train Runnin'" and "China Grove."
Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means.
"London Bridge," "Ring Around the Rosie" and "It's Raining, It's Pouring" are just a few examples of shockingly morbid children's songs.
Outrageously gifted and just plain outrageous, Millie is an R&B and Rap innovator.
Brian has unearthed outtakes by Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Costello and hundreds of other artists for reissues. Here's how he does it.
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