Keith Richards did some studio alchemy on "Street Fighting Man," which is all acoustic except the bass.
"Zoot Suit Riot" isn't just a Cherry Poppin' Daddies song - they were real riots in Los Angeles in 1943 that inspired the lyrics.
Michael Stipe hadn't finished the lyrics when R.E.M. recorded "Radio Free Europe." He calls the vocal "complete babbling."
Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" is about prostitutes, but it was still used in the movie Rugrats In Paris.
There really is a China Grove (in Texas), but Tom Johnston didn't know about it when he wrote the Doobie Brothers song.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
Ron Nevison explains in very clear terms the Quadrophenia concept and how Heart staged their resurgence after being dropped by their record company.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
Director Mark Pellington on Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," and music videos he made for U2, Jon Bon Jovi and Imagine Dragons.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. That was Jay Dubin, and he has a lot to say on the subject.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
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