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Light My FireThe Doors

"Light My Fire" was the first song Doors guitarist Robby Krieger created. Looking for a global template, he chose to compose around among the four facets (air, earth, water, fire).

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You Should Be DancingBee Gees

Stephens Stills played timbales on the Bee Gees hit, "You Should Be Dancing." He remained in the next door studio laying down a Crosby, Stills and Nash album and also can hear Saturday Night Fever before being taped. Stills known its potential to be a monster hit and he wanted to add.


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Tip Inside LoveCilla Babsence

Paul McCartney"s favorite song that he created for someone else is Cilla Black"s 1968 UK Top 10 hit, "Step Inside Love."


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Shiny Happy PeopleR.E.M.

R.E.M. obtained the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster.


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Kiss On My ListHall & Oates

"Kiss On My List" by Hall & Oates is actually an anti-love song - the kiss is just one item on a list, and by no suggests the best.


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I Walk The LineJohnny Cash

In "I Walk The Line," Johnny Cash hums before each verse. He did this to get his pitch, as the song alters vital several times.

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Bob Dylan Lyric QuizMusic Quiz

Think you understand your Bob Dylan lyrics? Take this quiz to uncover out.


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Jon Oliva of Trans-Siberian OrchestraSongwriter Interviews

Writing excellent prog metal isn"t straightforward, specifically once it"s for 60 musicians.


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Lip-Synch RebelsTune Writing

What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and also Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances."


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Rock Revenge SongsMusic Quiz

John Lennon, Paul Simon and Lynyrd Skynyrd are some of the artists that have created revenge songs. Do you know that they created them about?


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Gilby ClarkeSongwriter Interviews

The Guns N" Roses rhythm guitarist in the early on "90s, Gilby talks about the band"s implosion and also the side jobs it spawned.


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Jon Anderson of YesSongwriter Interviews

From the lake in "Roundabout" to Sister Bluebird in "Starship Trooper," Jon Anderkid talks around exactly how nature and spirituality play right into his lyrics for Yes.