Props to Aretha Franklin: her song "Respect" introduced the term "propers" as a sign of proper respect.
Stevie Wonder wrote the Rufus funk classic "Tell Me Something Good."
"This Must Be The Place" is a rare love song by the Talking Heads, with a very personal lyric from David Byrne likely inspired by the woman who became his first wife.
Harry Chapin's wife Sandy wrote the lyrics to "Cat's In The Cradle," which were actually about her first husband.
Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song" was written as a sad song about depression, but listeners heard it as a funny, ironic song.
Bruce Sprinsteen said "Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)" was "the best love song I ever wrote."
Sheryl Crow's longtime songwriting partner/guitarist Jeff Trott reveals the stories behind many of the singer's hits, and what its like to be a producer for Leighton Meester and Max Gomez.
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
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