Dirty WaterThe Standells
“Dirty Water” became a Boston sports anthem in the “00s, but it was written by a guy from California after almost getting mugged on a visit to the city.
Đang xem: Best is yet to come lyrics red
Alicia Keys got a huge break when Oprah had her perform her debut single “Fallin”” on her show.
Private IdahoThe B-52s
The B-52″s picked chose the location of their song “Private Idaho” because the state had a reputation for being wacky and mysterious. The title was a play on the phrase “Private Eye.”
For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)AC/DC
AC/DC”s “For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)” is titled after a phrase Roman gladiators said heading into battle: “We who are about to die salute you.”
Cat”s In The CradleHarry Chapin
Harry Chapin”s wife Sandy wrote the lyrics to “Cat”s In The Cradle,” which were actually about her first husband.
Whole Lotta LoveLed Zeppelin
“Whole Lotta Love” was Led Zeppelin”s only US Top 10 hit, charting at #4. Many of their songs, including “Stairway To Heaven,” were not released as singles, as it was considered bad form in England to make people pay for singles that were on albums.
Deconstructing Doors Songs With The Author Of The Doors ExaminedSong Writing
Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.
Kim Thayil of SoundgardenSongwriter Interviews
Their frontman (Chris Cornell) started out as their drummer, so Soundgarden takes a linear approach when it comes to songwriting. Kim explains how they do it.
Dave EdmundsSongwriter Interviews
A renowned guitarist and rock revivalist, Dave took “I Hear You Knocking” to the top of the UK charts and was the first to record Elvis Costello”s “Girls Talk.”
Sending Out An SOS – Distress Signals In SongsSong Writing
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
Modern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real GroupSong Writing
The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.
Michael Sweet of StryperSongwriter Interviews
Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.