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#1 Hotel California - Eagles

#2 Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin

#3 Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Glenn Miller

#4 In The Air Tonight - Phil Collins

#5 MacArthur Park - Richard Harris

#6 American Pie - Don McLean

#7 Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People

#8 Zombie - The Cranberries

#9 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

#10 Goo Goo Barabajagal (Love Is Hot) - Donovan

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Meet The 14-Year-Old Eddie Kramer Is Producing

Meet The 14-Year-Old Eddie Kramer Is Producing Why is the man who engineered classic albums by Jimi Hendrix, Kiss and Led Zeppelin producing a 14-year-old? He thinks Ray Goren is something special.
Meet Ray Goren

Fact or Fiction: Weird Al Yankovic

Fact or Fiction: Weird Al Yankovic Did Al play on a Beach Boys record? Did he have beef with George Lucas and Coolio? See if you can spot weird but true stories.
Weird Al Fact or Fiction

Part of Their World: The Stories and Songs of 13 Disney Princesses

Part of Their World: The Stories and Songs of 13 Disney Princesses From "Some Day My Prince Will Come" to "Let It Go" - how Disney princess songs (and the women who sing them) have evolved.
Princess Songs

Phone Booth Songs

Phone Booth Songs Now nearly extinct, phone booths provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the time before cell phones.

Phone Booth Songs

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes Quiz: Tarantino Edition

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes Quiz: Tarantino Edition Whether he's splitting ears or burning Nazis, Quentin Tarantino uses memorable music in his films. See if you can match the song to the scene.
Tarantino Movie Music Quiz

Did They Really Sing In That Movie?

Did They Really Sing In That Movie? Michael J. Fox, Colin Farrell, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and George Clooney: Do you know which actors really sang in their movies?
Did They Really Sing?

Fact or Fiction: Grunge

Fact or Fiction: Grunge Did the term "Riot Grrrl" come from an actual riot? Was Alice in Chains a hair metal band? See if you got the dirt on the grunge era in this Fact or Fiction.
Fact or Fiction: Grunge Edition

On The Road To Exile With The Rolling Stones

On The Road To Exile With The Rolling Stones Robert Greenfield, author of Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile, talks about covering the band for Rolling Stone in the early '70s. Stones in Exile

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes: '80s Edition

Songs in Famous Movie Scenes: '80s Edition You know the scenes - Tom Cruise in his own pants off dance off, Molly Ringwald celebrating her birthday - but do you remember what song is playing?
Songs in Famous Movie Scenes Quiz

Fact or Fiction: Early MTV

Fact or Fiction: Early MTV If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.
Early MTV Fact or Fiction

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Kyle Nicolaides of Beware of Darkness

Kyle Nicolaides of Beware of Darkness

The Beware of Darkness frontman tells the story behind their song "Howl," and explains how journaling plays into his songwriting.

» Kyle Nicolaides interview

Kip Winger

Kip Winger

Kip tells us about the Led Zeppelin song he cribbed for the Winger hit "Seventeen" and why he "didn't get the joke." And something you might not know: he has a passion and talent for writing orchestra music, which makes a big difference when he writes for Winger. » Kip Winger interview

Greg Puciato of Killer Be Killed and Dillinger Escape Plan

Greg Puciato of Killer Be Killed and Dillinger Escape Plan

Branching out from Dillinger Escape Plan, Puciato had to adopt a new writing style in Killer Be Killed, where he joined Troy Sanders and Max Cavalera.

» Greg Puciato interview

Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli

Valli is the voice behind a startling array of hits, including "My Eyes Adored You," "December, 1963" and "Grease." He talks about why his songs - both solo and with The Four Seasons - have endured, and reflects on his time as Rusty Millio on The Sopranos.
» Frankie Valli interview

Judas Priest

Judas Priest

Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner and Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest discuss how songwriting works in the band and how those twin guitar harmonies come together. We also got the story behind their recently-released rocker "Redeemer of Souls" and their classic "Dissident Aggressor."
» Judas Priest interview

Michael W. Smith

Michael W. Smith

Smith breaks down some of his worship tracks as well as his mainstream hits, including "I Will Be Here For You" and "A Place In This World."

» Michael W. Smith interview

Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers

Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers

Medley talks about The Righteous Brothers resurgent hits "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'." And yes, he did know Patrick Swayze, who starred in two movies that were very important to Medley.
» Bill Medley interview

Ben Watt of Everything But The Girl

Ben Watt of Everything But The Girl

In America, Everything But The Girl had a big hit in 1995 with "Missing." Ben talks about how the duo feels about their stateside hit, how they divided songwriting duties, and the story behind another EBTG favorite, "The Night I Heard Caruso Sing."
» Ben Watt interview

Wayne Swinny of Saliva

Wayne Swinny of Saliva

Saliva lost their lead singer (amicably) a few years ago, which has changed not just their sound, but also their songwriting dynamic. Wayne, who is their lead guitarist, talks about the transition and tells the stories behind the songs.
» Wayne Swinny interview

Martin Gordon

Martin Gordon

An erstwhile member of Sparks, Jet and Radio Stars, Martin shares some fascinating stories from across his 40 years in music, including what he got up to in Paris with The Rolling Stones in '79.

» Martin Gordon interview

Les Claypool of Primus

Les Claypool of Primus

"It was this giant beaver. I mean, it was huge."

No wonder the South Park guys called Les to do their theme song.

» Les Claypool interview

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

Her talent for singing the life into any song has made her one of the most popular vocalists on Music Row, but Emmylou also writes her own songs when inspiration strikes, often with startling results.

» Emmylou Harris interview

Meshell Ndegeocello

Meshell Ndegeocello

Meshell came out of the gate with "If That's Your Boyfriend (He Wasn't Last Night)," which became an MTV favorite, but created an image that wasn't quite right. She explains why she stepped out of the spotlight, what's in her head when she creates her grooves, and how she got together with John Mellencamp to record "Wild Night." » Meshell Ndegeocello interview

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