The Dixie Chicks got their name from the Little Feat song "Dixie Chicken." In 2020 they became "The Chicks" because Dixie refers to the American South in times of slavery.
"Veronica" was inspired by Elvis Costello's grandmother, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease.
The Hall & Oates hit "Everything Your Heart Desires" has no rhymes.
"Crazy Kids'" lyrics were inspired by a birthday party of Ke$ha's, which she described as, "one crazy night."
Feist's "1234" is "about lost love, and the hope to recapture what you once had," but it's best known for the Sesame Street version about counting to four.
"Stuck In The Middle With You" by Stealers Wheel was the unlikely choice for a torture scene in Quentin Tarantino's 1992 movie Reservoir Dogs.
Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
The rock revolutionist on songwriting, quitting smoking, and what she thinks of Rush Limbaugh using her song.
Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.
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