The Association

1966-
Gary "Jules" AlexanderGuitar, vocals
Russ GiguereGuitar, vocals
Jim YesterGuitar, vocals
Terry KirkmanKeyboards, vocals
Brian ColeBass, vocals
Ted BluechelDrums, vocals
Larry RamosGuitar, vocals

He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss): A History Of Abuse PopSong Writing

Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.

Which Songs are About Drugs?Fact or Fiction

"25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs.

SugarlandSongwriter Interviews

Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.

Mike Love of The Beach BoysSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.

Alice CooperFact or Fiction

How well do you know this shock-rock harbinger who's been publicly executed hundreds of times?

Soul Train Stories with Stephen McMillianSong Writing

A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.