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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Story Behind the Song

The Exclusive Personal Stories Behind Your Favorite Songs

Foreword by Lamont Dozier
Published by Chicken Soup for the Soul
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

In this Chicken Soup for the Soul collection, learn the exclusive personal stories behind 101 of your favorite songs.

Our greatest songwriters reveal the inspirations behind 101 of the songs that we all know and love. Read the stories behind songs including:
  • Barry Manilow ~ One Voice
  • Christina Aguilera ~ Fighter
  • Boyz II Men/ Mariah Carey ~ One Sweet Day
  • Paul Anka ~ My Way
  • Daryl Hall and John Oates ~ She’s Gone
  • Huey Lewis ~ The Heart Of Rock n’ Roll
  • Kanye West ~ Welcome To Heartbreak
  • John Legend ~ Ordinary People
  • Melissa Etheridge ~ Come To My Window
  • Ryan Tedder/One Republic ~ Apologize
  • Smokey Robinson ~ Cruisin’
  • Richie Sambora / Jon Bon Jovi ~ Livin’ On A Prayer
  • And 89 more!

About The Authors

Photograph by Derek Smith

Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

 Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul (November 10, 2009)
  • Length: 448 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781935096405

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