Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
When a song describes a wedding, it's rarely something to celebrate - with one big exception.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
With Bernie Taupin, Martin co-wrote the #1 hits "We Built This City" and "These Dreams." After writing the Pretty Woman song for Go West, he had his own hit with "In the House of Stone and Light."
Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?