According to Frank Sinatra's daughter, he hated "My Way," but had to sing it at every show when it became his signature song.
The 1979 song "Life During Wartime" by Talking Heads deals with how technology could be exploited to take down the framework of society and enable government surveillance.
Al Gore chose an inspiring but obscure campaign song when he ran for president in 2000: "Let The Day Begin" by The Call.
Often heard as a patriotic song, "Down Under" is really about the selling of Australia and makes a strong political statement.
Bono wrote "Sweetest Thing" for his wife to make up for working on her birthday.
Steely Dan's engineer, Roger Nichols, built one of the first drum machines, which they used on "Hey Nineteen."
The powerhouse producer behind Janet Jackson's hits talks about his Boyz II Men ballads and regrouping The Time.
The Kiss rocker covers a lot of ground in this interview, including why there are no Kiss collaborations, and why the Rock Hall has "become a sham."
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
Kiss is the subject of many outlandish rumors - some of which happen to be true. See if you can spot the fakes.
Kooper produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, played with Dylan and the Stones, and formed BS&T.
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.
A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs
©2022 Songfacts, LLC