The Cure's "Lullaby" is based on a recurring nightmare frontman Robert Smith had as a child where he was eaten by a giant spider.
It took John Fogerty just 20 minutes to write "Fortunate Son" for Creedence Clearwater Revival's Willy And The Poorboys album..
Hozier recorded his vocals for "Take Me To Church" in his attic at 3 a.m. one January morning in 2013
Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler wrote "Diamonds" for Rihanna in just 14 minutes.
Sweet's hit "Ballroom Blitz" was inspired by an incident in 1973 when the band were performing in Scotland and driven offstage by a barrage of bottles.
Liz Phair sang backup on Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up The Sun."
Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.
One of Canada's most popular and eclectic performers, Hawksley tells stories about his oldest songs, his plentiful side projects, and the ways that he keeps his songwriting fresh.
Glen Ballard talks about co-writing and producing Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill album, and his work with Dave Matthews, Aerosmith and Annie Lennox.
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.
Since his debut single "I'm On Fire" in 1975, Dwight has been providing Spinal-Tap moments and misadventure.
Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.
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