When Pearl Jam plays "Daughter" live, they usually extend the ending so Eddie Vedder can improvise, saying or singing whatever is on his mind.
Bono wrote "Sweetest Thing" for his wife to make up for working on her birthday.
The R.E.M. song "Don't Go Back To Rockville" is about Mike Mills' girlfriend at the University of Georgia, who had to go back to Rockville, Maryland, for the summer.
Post Malone came up with "White Iverson" after getting braids in his hair and thinking they looked like basketball legend Allen Iverson's signature cornrows.
Pete Townshend wrote The Who's "Pinball Wizard" to coax a good review for the Tommy album out of a rock critic who loved pinball. It worked.
"November Rain" by Guns N' Roses has a literary influence: The lyric is based on a story called Without You by Del James.
Starting in Virginia City, Nevada and rippling out to the Haight-Ashbury, LSD reshaped popular music.
Mike Rutherford talks about the "Silent Running" storyline and "Land Of Confusion" in the age of Trump.
A big list of musical marriages and family relations ranging from the simple to the truly dysfunctional.
Graham Nash tells the stories behind some of his famous songs and photos, and is asked about "yacht rock" for the first time.
How a gym teacher, a janitor, and a junkie became part of some very famous band names.
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