Johnny Cash promised to stay true to his first wife in "I Walk The Line," but when the song became a hit he found himself on the road, having an affair with June Carter, who became his second wife.
Neil Diamond originally wrote "I'm A Believer" for the Country artist Eddy Arnold. He was surprised when record executive Don Kirshner passed it instead to The Monkees.
In Led Zeppelin's "Fool In The Rain," the guy goes into a funk when he thinks he's been stood up, but is elated when he realizes he's been standing on the wrong corner, and it's all a terrible mess.
"Tush" doesn't have to refer to anatomy, according to ZZ Top. It's a word that also means "lavish."
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was the best-selling song of the 2000s in the US.
The songwriting team Leiber and Stoller wrote "Hound Dog" for a blues singer named Big Mama Thronton, who first recorded the song in 1953. Elvis covered it in 1956, and it became his biggest hit.
The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn't your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that's a good thing.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
Waters tells the "Gypsy Woman" story, shares some of her songwriting insights, and explains how Dennis Rodman ended up on one of her songs.
Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
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