Some classic songs are better left alone. But then again, a really great cover version can give it a whole new life.
Meandering lyrics, drug-induced hazes, the pressure to play “pop star” –just a few things that can saddle a great band after a hit album.
When we’re stuck inside and can’t get to a show, these rock memoirs capture some of the fun (and craziness) of that world.
The perfect hit song is equal parts magic, timing — and more than a few scientific ingredients. We break it down (to the degree that it can be).