The line, "Gotta keep 'em separated" in "Come Out And Play" by The Offspring came to lead singer Dexter Holland when he was a medical student and needed to keep bacteria samples away from each other.
"Centerfield" was the first song enshrined in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
Judas Priest's "Evening Star" is a Christmas carol that describes the journey of the Magi from a first person perspective.
Thomas Dolby wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct the video, which was inspired by silent films and set in a "home for deranged scientists."
"Rosanna" by Toto got its name from the actress Rosanna Arquette, who was dating Toto keyboard player Steve Porcaro.
Neil Young was married when he wrote "Cinnamon Girl," which clearly was not about his wife. He had a hard time explaining it to her.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
The 10 biggest "retirement tours" that didn't take.
The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs.
Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
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