Do You Know the Story Behind Your Favorite Song?

Do You Know the Story Behind Your Favorite Song?

Happy National Jukebox Day everyone! We all know that songs are are used to tell stories of the past. From tribal chants that tell tales of ancient civilizations to even nursery rhymes that describe the horrors of the plague that ravaged Europe. So let’s take a look at five songs that are either inspired, retell or based on a written story.    5-Love Story by Taylor Swift Image via FLICKR    We can’t make a list without discussing Taylor Swift Love Story. Taylor sings to the boy she is pining after that all he has to do is “just say …

Metallica Will Be Publishing Their Own Book…For Children!

Metallica Will Be Publishing Their Own Book…For Children!

It seems like everyone is publishing books for children. They are the future after all, but most wouldn’t expect a children’s book from heavy metal band Metallica. Heavy metal band Metallica has held a reputation of toxic rivalries, substance misuse and songs with the most morbid of titles – Disposable Heroes (1986), Nothing Else Matters (1991), My Friend Of Misery (1991). If anyone were to guess who would be the next to publish a children’s book, they would most likely be more toward the bottom of that list.   Metal is a serious business. No smiling here. | Image via Woodbury Bulletin   …