Chrissie Hynde got the phrase "Brass In Pocket" from a Northern England slang term meaning you had some money, "brass" meaning coins.
Frank Sinatra was 64 when he had his last hit: "New York, New York." The song pegged him to New York City, leaving Las Vegas to Elvis.
Chaka Khan's hit "I Feel For You" was written and originally recorded by Prince 4 years before she covered it.
"Midnight Train To Georgia" was originally "Midnight Plane To Houston," but was changed to sound more R&B.
Al Green's "Take Me to the River" describes a baptism. Two years later, he became a reverend.
Jerry Cantrell used a talkbox to create the warbling vocal effect on the Alice in Chains song "Man In The Box."
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
Was Long Tall Sally a cross-dresser? Did he really set his piano on fire? See if you know the real stories about one of rock's greatest innovators.
When a waitress wouldn't take him home, Jack wrote what would become one of the Eagles most enduring hits.
Holly Knight talks about some of the hit songs she wrote, including "The Warrior," "Never" and "The Best," and explains some songwriting philosophy, including how to think of a bridge.
Is "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" about Vietnam? Was John Fogerty really born on a Bayou? It's the CCR edition of Fact or Fiction.
Producer Rupert Hine talks about crafting hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
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