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Everlong by Foo Fighters - Daily Song Facts

7 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

According to an interview with Dave Grohl in Mojo magazine, he penned this song during one of the lowest points in his life over Christmas 1996. The frontman was sleeping in a sleeping bag on a friend's floor having just gotten divorced from photo...

Take On Me by a-ha - Daily Song Facts

7 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

This song became a hit in the US because of its innovative video where a cartoon figure beckons the reader to join him in comic. It was created by Michael Patterson and his wife Candace Reckinger, who would later work on videos for "Opposites Attr...

We Can Work it Out by The Beatles - Daily Song Facts

7 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

  Paul McCartney wrote this about his girlfriend, an actress named Jane Asher. They split for good in 1968. The Beatles recorded this specifically for release as a single at two quick sessions while they were making the Rubber Soul album in Octobe...

Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel - Daily Song Facts

7 Apr 2020 1 minute read 1 comment ChasingAfterTheWind

This is commonly used at weddings as part of bridal processions. Some purists believe it is inferior to "Here Comes The Bride," which is the traditional choice, but the song has grown more popular and accepted over the years. The song begins with...

Why Can't This Be Love by Van Halen - Daily Song Facts

6 Apr 2020 1 minute read 1 comment ChasingAfterTheWind

Eddie Van Halen wrote this song on an Oberheim OB-8 keyboard. It was one of his first songs where Sammy Hagar said, "You don't mind if I follow your keyboard melody do you?" And Eddie said, "No, not at all," though he really didn't like the vocals...

Ave Maria by Franz Schubert - Daily Song Facts

5 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

The original words of Ave Maria (Hail Mary) were in English, being part of a poem called The Lady of the Lake, written in 1810 by Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832). The poem drew on the romance of the legend regarding the 5th century British leader Kin...

Marigold by Nirvana - Daily Song Facts

4 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

(Note, this version is an "alt mix") In Dave Grohl's initial months in Seattle, Kurt Cobain overheard him working on a song called "Color Pictures Of A Marigold," and the two ended up jamming on it. During the sessions for In Utero, the band decid...

No Rain by Blind Melon - Daily Song Facts

4 Apr 2020 4 minute read 0 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

Blind Melon bass player Brad Smith wrote this song before he formed the band. He had moved from Mississippi to Los Angeles, where he fell into a funk. "The song is about not being able to get out of bed and find excuses to face the day when you ha...

Fight Test by The Flaming Lips - Daily Song Facts

4 Apr 2020 1 minute read 4 comments ChasingAfterTheWind

The single version of "Fight Test" was released on June 23, 2003, peaking at #28 in the UK Singles Chart. The melody is very similar to "Father And Son" by Cat Stevens. The Flaming Lips agreed to share the song's royalties with Stevens. This was t...

Bad Moon Rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival - Daily Song Facts

3 Apr 2020 2 minute read 1 comment ChasingAfterTheWind

In Rolling Stone issue 649, John Fogerty explained that the lyrics were inspired by a movie called The Devil And Daniel Webster, in which a hurricane wipes out most of a town. This is where he got the idea for the words "I feel the hurricane blowi...