Readers will get an inside look at the personal stories behind their favorite songs as songwriters get up close and personal with exclusive stories about how and why they wrote them.
Songs tell a story, and now popular singers and songwriters are sharing more of the story! These artists reveal the inspiration, influence, and background, and when and why they wrote their most famous songs, in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Story Behind the Song. Book includes great photos of the songwriters and lyrics of many of the songs.
Songs, with personal stories behind them, many of which are being told for the first time, include:
Storyteller/Songwriter Song Title_________________
Aaron Lewis, Staind Outside
Aaron Neville Yellow Moon
Aaron Tippin Kiss This
Amanda McBroom The Rose
Angelique Kidjo Batonga
Ann Wilson, Heart Dog and Butterfly
Barry Manilow One Voice
Billy Bob Thornton The Poor House
Billy Steinberg True Colors
Brenda Russell Get Here
Carly Simon Let the River Run
Carol Connors With You Im Born Again
Carole Bayer Sager Thats What Friends Are For
Christina Aguilera Fighter
Chynna Phillips Hold On
Clint Black When I Said I Do
Corey Taylor (Slipknot) Duality
Darius Rucker It Wont Be Like This For Long
Daryl Hall Sara Smile
David Cassidy Stand and Be Proud
Diane Warren Because You Loved Me
Diane Warren I Dont Want To Miss A Thing
Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly) In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies) Easy
Eddie Money Two Tickets To
Enrique Iglesias Be With You
Art Alexakis (Everclear) Father Of Mine
Gavin Rossdale Love Remains the Same
Greg Camp (Smash Mouth) All Star
Hal David What the World Needs Now Is Love
Howard Hewett Say Amen
Howie Dorough (Backstreet Boys) What Makes You Different (Makes You Beautiful)
Huey Lewis The Heart Of Rock n Roll
Iggy Pop Lust For Life
Jack Tempchin Peaceful Easy Feeling
Janis Ian At Seventeen
Jeff Barry Walkin In the Sun
Jeff Barry Tell Laura I Love Her
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Chicken Soup for the Soul is a favorite publisher of books that provide inspirational and human interest stories.
Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Jo-Ann Geffen is president and CEO of JAG Entertainment, a public relations and celebrity booking company.
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