James Taylor wrote "Sweet Baby James" during a road trip to Virginia in honor of his brother’s new baby, also named James, whom he was about to meet for the first time.
Duran Duran's "Wild Boys" is based on the book of the same name by William Burroughs.
Cyndi Lauper came up with the title "Time After Time" when she saw it in TV Guide magazine. It's the name of a 1979 movie about a man who invents a time machine.
David Gilmour really was "Learning To Fly" when he co-wrote the Pink Floyd song - the aviation jargon came from his lessons.
Rod Stewart wrote "Maggie May" about the woman who deflowered him when he was 16.
"Babylon," in David Gray's song, refers to London, which was once known as the "modern-day Babylon."
Was Justin the first to be Punk'd by Ashton Kutcher? Did Britney really blame him for her meltdown? Did his bandmates think he was gay?
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
Chris tells the story of "Wicked Game," talks milkshakes and moonpies at Sun Records, and explains why women always get their way.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
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