The Story Behind the Song: The Exclusive Personal Stories Behind 101 of Your Favorite Songs (Paperback)

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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.
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 I’m Born Again

Carole Bayer Sager That’s 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 Won’t Be Like This For Long

Daryl Hall Sara Smile

David Cassidy Stand and Be Proud

Diane Warren Because You Loved Me

Diane Warren I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing

Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly) In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies) Easy

Eddie Money Two Tickets To Paradise

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

Jerry Cantrell (Alice in Chains) Rooster

Jewel Ha

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ISBN 9781935096405
Genre SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Format Paperback
Pages 424
Publisher Date 2009-11-10 00:00:00.0
Publisher Chicken Soup for the Soul
Copyright Year 2009
Height 8.5 in
Wdth 5.75 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.04 lb
Language English
Subtitle The Exclusive Personal Stories Behind 101 of Your Favorite Songs
Series Name Chicken Soup for the Soul
Audience General/trade
Country of Origin United States

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