King TutSteve Martin
The comedian Steve Martin had a hit in 1978 with “King Tut.” The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, who Martin would open for on tour, were his backing band on the song.
Đang xem: He seen the best in me
Livin” La Vida LocaRicky Martin
Ricky Martin”s “Livin” La Vida Loca” was the first #1 hit created entirely in Pro Tools.
When Doves CryPrince
Prince kept doves at his Paisley Park mansion. And yes, sometimes they did cry.
The phrase “Mamma Mia” was big in 1976. It was the name of a popular Abba song, and also showed up in the lyrics to “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen.
“Invisible Touch” was the first time a band member (Phil Collins) had a #1 Hot 100 hit with a group after scoring a #1 solo hit.
Just Can”t Get EnoughThe Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas shot the video for “Just Can”t Get Enough” just a week before the 2011 earthquake in Japan.
Gilby ClarkeSongwriter Interviews
The Guns N” Roses rhythm guitarist in the early “90s, Gilby talks about the band”s implosion and the side projects it spawned.
Pete AndersonSongwriter Interviews
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.
Kip WingerSongwriter Interviews
The Winger frontman reveals the Led Zeppelin song he cribbed for “Seventeen,” and explains how his passion for orchestra music informs his songwriting.
Adam Schlesinger of Fountains of WayneSongwriter Interviews
The guy who brought us “Stacy”s Mom” also wrote the Jane Lynch Emmy song and Stephen Colbert”s Christmas songs.
AdeleFact or Fiction
Despite her reticent personality, Adele”s life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.
Loudon Wainwright IIISongwriter Interviews
“Dead Skunk” became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit – his latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.