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The Night Chicearlier DiedPaper Lace

"The Night Chicback Died" was created and also videotaped by the British group Paper Lace. They talk about Al Capone in the song, but acquired a lot of details wrong - understandable considering that they created it based upon gangster movies.

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LevonElton John

Elton John and also his lyricist Bernie Taupin got the name "Levon" from Levon Helm, that was the drummer in The Band also.


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Cracklin" RosieNeil Diamond

Neil Diamond"s "Cracklin" Rosie" is around a bottle of wine.


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TrueSpandau Ballet

"True" by Spandau Ballet is around chief songwriter Gary Kemp"s unrequited love for Altered Images singer and also Gregory"s Girl star Clare Grogan.


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BeautifulChristina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera did her "Beautiful" vocal in one take; the opening line, "Don"t look at me," is something she said to her frifinish in the studio who was there to market support.


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How To Save A LifeThe Fray

"How To Save A Life" by The Fray has actually spiritual overtones - it was a hit on both the Pop chart and the Christian Songs chart.


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Amanda PalmerSongwriter Interviews

Call us crazy, but we prefer it once an artist comes about who doesn"t mesh via the condition quo.


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Mike CampbellSongwriter Interviews

Mike is lead guitarist via Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and also co-writer of classic songs choose "Boys Of Summer," "Refugee" and also "The Heart Of The Matter."


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Eric ClaptonFact or Fiction

Did Eric Clapton really compose "Cocaine" while on cocaine? This question and also even more in the Clapton edition of Fact or Fiction.


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John ParrSongwriter Interviews

John tells the "St. Elmo"s Fire (Man In Motion)" story and also defines why he disshowed up for so lengthy.

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John Doe of XSongwriter Interviews

With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.


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Tanita TikaramSongwriter Interviews

When she released her initially album in 1988, Tanita ended up being a UK singing sensation at age 19. She talks about her darkly sensual voice and quirky songwriting style.