Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?
The Sevendust frontman talks about the group's songwriting process, and how trips to the Murder Bar helped forge their latest album.
How a country weeper and a blues number made "rolling stone" the most popular phrase in rock.
The frontman for one of Canada's most well-known punk rock bands talks about his Eddie Vedder encounter, Billy Talent's new album, and the importance of rock and roll.
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues.
"Midnight Train To Georgia" was originally "Midnight Plane To Houston," but was changed to sound more R&B.
Cee-Lo Green sang backup on the 1994 TLC hit "Waterfalls."
The events described in Alanis Morissette's song "Ironic," like rain on your wedding day, are not examples of irony. Irony is the use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning.
Phil Collins' "Take Me Home" is about a patient in a mental institution and was inspired by the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
"Cleveland Rocks" was written by an Englishman. Ian Hunter wrote the song after touring America in the late '70s and finding that Cleveland was by far the most receptive city to his brand of Glam Rock.
Outkast's "Hey Ya" was the first song in history to rack up 1 million downloads.