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Rachele LynaeRachele Lynae
Combine an Alaska upbringing with a church-going, rebel attitude, throw in a little line dancing for fun, and you have the makings Rachele's first album. >>more

Answering Machine SongsAnswering Machine Songs
Remember answering machines? Those messages affected our lives in a way voicemail never will, and there were lots of songs that used the device. >>more

Flies on YouFlies on You
Meet the Leeds-based duo who are doing a new kind of punk rock. >>more

Who's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many SongsWho's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many Songs
For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home. >>more

John Sponarski of Portage and MainJohn Sponarski of Portage and Main
John fronts this Vancouver group named after a famous intersection in Winnipeg. >>more

Beyond Llewyn DavisBeyond Llewyn Davis
A look at the musicology behind the movie Inside Llewyn Davis, with appearances by Tim Buckley, Phil Ochs and Mississippi John Hurt. >>more

Data RomanceData Romance
The Vancouver duo explain how they create their dreamy electro sound, and how people-watching and nature specials play into their lyrics. >>more

Facebook, Bromance and Email - The First Songs To Use New WordsFacebook, Bromance and Email - The First Songs To Use New Words
Do you remember the first time you heard "email" in a song? How about "hater" or "Facebook"? Here are the songs where they first showed up. >>more

Soul Train Stories with Stephen McMillianSoul Train Stories with Stephen McMillian
A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.>>more

Brian Kehew: The Man Behind The RemastersBrian Kehew: The Man Behind The Remasters
Brian has unearthed outtakes by Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Costello and hundreds of other artists for reissues. Here's how he does it. >>more

The Untold Story Of Fiona Apple's Extraordinary MachineThe Untold Story Of Fiona Apple's Extraordinary Machine
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak. >>more

Top Songfacts of 2013Top Songfacts of 2013
Our computers have added them up: the 10 most viewed Songfacts of 2013. >>more

New Year's Songs Auld and NewNew Year's Songs Auld and New
Christmas songs get all the love, but there are plenty of New Year's songs that deserve a listen. >>more

Sad RobotSad Robot
This Los Angeles trio is best known for their song "Hold On," which was used in a promo for Bones. >>more

A Very Dysfunctional Christmas: The Saddest Songs of the SeasonA Very Dysfunctional Christmas: The Saddest Songs of the Season
Sometimes the sad songs are just what we need to feel better at Christmastime.>>more

Play On, Roger ClynePlay On, Roger Clyne
The Peacemakers' front man talks to us about... well, everything under the hot desert sun. And we wonder, as we always have, why this Southwest remedy to Bruce Springsteen isn't a household word. Yet. >>more

Modern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real GroupModern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real Group
The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre. >>more

Experience Nirvana with Sub Pop Founder Bruce PavittExperience Nirvana with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt
The man who ran Nirvana's first label gets beyond the sensationalism (drugs, Courtney) to discuss their musical and cultural triumphs in the years before Nevermind.>>more

Alex Kerns of LemuriaAlex Kerns of Lemuria
The songwriting drummer of this Buffalo band explains his approach to writing songs for a female lead singer. >>more

Hidden Gem of Grunge: The Story of TrulyHidden Gem of Grunge: The Story of Truly
Caught in the post-Cobain creativity clampdown, Truly remains one of the best undiscovered bands of the '90s. >>more

Lip-Synch RebelsLip-Synch Rebels
What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances." >>more

La La Brooks of The CrystalsLa La Brooks of The Crystals
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel." >>more

Adam Turla of Murder By DeathAdam Turla of Murder By Death
They have a cello and some songs about the underworld, but Murder By Death isn't a metal band. >>more

Muhammad Ali: His Musical Legacy and the Songs he InspiredMuhammad Ali: His Musical Legacy and the Songs he Inspired
Before he was the champ, Ali released an album called I Am The Greatest!, but his musical influence is best heard in the songs he inspired. >>more

The HongsThe Hongs
Do you love the game Risk? Then listen to The Hongs. A band setting up shop in multiple countries means domination. >>more

Jesus Christ Superstar: Ted Neeley Tells the Inside StoryJesus Christ Superstar: Ted Neeley Tells the Inside Story
Expect to see protests even in today's society, as Jesus Christ Superstar, the film, marks its 40th anniversary with a worldwide theater tour. Here, we take a walk down film location lane with Ted Neeley, or "Christ," if you prefer. >>more

Buddha Gets Jazzier (with a touch of folk)Buddha Gets Jazzier (with a touch of folk)
The Brooklyn quintet Avidya and the Kleshas fuse ancient philosophy and modern sound, proving that our imperfections are downright divine. >>more

90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TV90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TV
Shows like Dawson's Creek, Grey's Anatomy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer changed the way songs were heard on TV, and produced some hits in the process. >>more

Does Jimmy Page Worship The Devil? A Look at Satanism in RockDoes Jimmy Page Worship The Devil? A Look at Satanism in Rock
We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act. >>more

Jeff BerlinJeff Berlin
Meet the man Geddy Lee called "the greatest bass player on the planet," which no doubt explains why Rush, Yes and Frank Zappa have all collaborated with him. >>more


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90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TV
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A Very Dysfunctional Christmas: The Saddest Songs of the Season
Adam Turla of Murder By Death
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Beyond Llewyn Davis
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Canadian Prankster Punks The Johnstones
Carole King: Beyond Tapestry
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Data Romance
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Divided Souls: Musical Alter Egos
Does Jimmy Page Worship The Devil? A Look at Satanism in Rock
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Family Replacement
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Jack O'Shea of Bayside
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Jeff Berlin
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Jesus Christ Superstar: Ted Neeley Tells the Inside Story
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King Tuff
La La Brooks of The Crystals
Leonard Friend
Lip-Synch Rebels
Luckyiam of Living Legends
Lyrics as a Foreign Language
Macabre Mother Goose: The Dark Side of Children's Songs
Maia Sharp - A New Thing to Say, or a New Way to Say an Old Thing
Middle Class Musicians
Middle Class Musicians Raw Survey Results
Mister Heavenly
Modern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real Group
MTV: The Early Years
Muhammad Ali: His Musical Legacy and the Songs he Inspired
N.W.A vs. the World
New Year's Songs Auld and New
Pat Thetic of Anti-Flag
PawnShop Kings
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Play On, Roger Clyne
Rachele Lynae
Republicans vs Songwriters
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Rock of Ages from the Band Perspective
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Sad Robot
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Searching For Sylvia
Second Wind Songs
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Sleeping at Last
Songfactor's Choice: Best American Bands
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Songfactors Choice: Top Albums of the '60s
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Songs About Movies
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Songwriters Workshop: Collaborations
Songwriters Workshop: Part 1
Songwriters Workshop: Part 2
Soul Train Stories with Stephen McMillian
Stax Today
Steve Jobs Greatest Hits
Stevie Wonder talks God and Country at the ACMs
Still Bill: The Story of Bill Withers
Stoned in Song
Superman in Song
Surprising Guest Musicians
Tales From The Red Carpet
Ten Most Culturally Significant One Hit Wonders
The Best and Worst Songs of Will Smith
The Creative Side with Mark Addison
The Hongs
The Last Years of Miles Davis
The Most Controversial Album Covers PG Version
The Musical Impact of The Muppets
The Real Nick Drake
The Roof Is On Fire: An Old School Rap Story
The Royal Concept
The Soundtracks of the Soldiers
The Untold Story Of Fiona Apple's Extraordinary Machine
Tim Timmons
Top 10 Concept Albums of All Time
Top 10 Debut Singles
Top 10 Original Christmas Songs
Top 10 TV Show Theme Songs
Top 10 Videos of All Time
Top Albums of the Decade
Top Songfacts of 2011
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Translator founder Steve Barton
Trip Lee
TV Themes the Last 4 Decades
Two Sides To The Story - He Said She Said Songs
Valerie Simpson talks about Motown in 1969
Wedding Bell Blues
What Made Big Star Shine
What Musicians Are Related to Other Musicians?
What The Heck Is Mathcore? Your Guide to Obscure Niche Genres
Where is the Woody Guthrie of Occupy Wall Street?
Who's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many Songs
Why Does Everybody Hate Nu-Metal? Your Metal Questions Answered
Worthy or Worthless: Quesionable Band Members
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