Lucinda Williams wrote and recorded "Passionate Kisses" 4 years before it was a hit for Mary Chapin Carpenter.
The thunderclap sound heard in the Bee Gees song "Tragedy" was made by Barry Gibb with his mouth.
In The Band song "The Weight," Nazareth ("Went down to Nazareth") refers to a town in Pennsylvania where the Martin Guitar company was located.
The "Jet City Woman" in the Queensrÿche song is Seattle.
"We're An American Band" by Grand Funk describes real events on their 1972 tour, including an encounter with a legendary groupie called "Sweet Connie."
"Surf City" was recorded by Jan & Dean, but written by Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys. It was the first #1 hit Wilson wrote.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
The top Contemporary Christian artist of all time on song inspirations and what she learned from Johnny Carson.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
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