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Fact or Fiction
They're Playing My Song
Doug Haynes of HIGHS
The singer and guitarist for the Toronto alt-pop band, HIGHS, dissects songs from their debut album, Dazzle Camouflage.
He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss): A History Of Abuse Pop
Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.
The Alabama–based Americana act explain the Gulf Coast influence on their album Paradise Right Here.
Dessy Di Lauro
The throwback singer explains how she puts a modern take on the Cab Calloway sound.
Top American Idol Moments: Songs And Scandals
Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.
The husband-and-wife leaders of Found Wandering talk about their creative process for reinterpreting pop, blue grass, and gospel classics.
The longtime drummer for Billy Joel takes us inside a recording session and reveals the hidden gem in Joel's extensive catalog.
Barney Hoskyns Explores The Forgotten History Of Woodstock, New York
Our chat with Barney Hoskyns, who covers the wild years of Woodstock - the town, not the festival - in his book Small Town Talk.
Scott Weiland: Memories of a Rock Star
An excerpt from Greg Prato's book about the late/great Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver singer.
Lydia Criss Tells The "Beth" Story
Peter Criss' ex-wife shares rare photos of Kiss and explains how "Beth" happened.
Ozzy and the Abattoir
Stories from Ozzy Osbourne's days working in a slaughterhouse.
Mike + Ruthy
The husband-and-wife duo on how Pete Seeger inspired their homegrown Hoots, and how they finished a Woody Guthrie song.
Dan Beck: "Michael Jackson manufactured 'King of Pop,' and believe me, we were trying to talk him out of it."
The former marketing head at Epic talks about marketing Michael Jackson and explains how they picked singles.
Top Songfacts of 2015
The most-viewed Songfacts entries of 2015.
Bully Problems? Call Ozzy!
How Ozzy Osbourne dealt with his bully.
Trans Soul Rebels: Songs About Transgenderism
A history of songs dealing with transgender issues, featuring Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Morrissey and Green Day.
10 Takeaways from John Fogerty's Memoir
The story of a Creedence classic that is about gun control, and nine other interesting bits we found.
Ramma talks about her groundbreaking videos for Creed, Five For Fighting and Tonic, and how they informed her feature films.
The Dirty Mac: The Greatest Supergroup You've Never Heard Of
When John Lennon, Keith Richards and Eric Clapton got together to jam, something strange happened.
Digital Underground Founder Chopmaster J
The Digital Underground founder tells the story of the group, including how Tupac became his roadie.
Fact or Fiction
They're Playing My Song
Leslie Michele Derrough
Janis Ian: Married in London, but not in New York
Wedding Bell Blues
Songs Discussed in Movies
Facebook, Bromance and Email - The First Songs To Use New Words
Experience Nirvana with Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt
Second Wind Songs
Divided Souls: Musical Alter Egos
Macabre Mother Goose: The Dark Side of Children's Songs
Jesus Thinks You're a Jerk: Rock vs. Televangelists
What Made Big Star Shine
Jay, Peaches, Spinderella and other Darrining Victims
Have Mercy! It's Wolfman Jack
Album Cover Inspirations
N.W.A vs. the World
Does Jimmy Page Worship The Devil? A Look at Satanism in Rock
Muhammad Ali: His Musical Legacy and the Songs he Inspired
Part of Their World: The Stories and Songs of 13 Disney Princesses
La La Brooks of The Crystals
Who's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many Songs
The Untold Story Of Fiona Apple's Extraordinary Machine
Bass Player Scott Edwards
Jesus Christ Superstar: Ted Neeley Tells the Inside Story
Best Band Logos
The Real Nick Drake
Songs About Movies
90210 to Buffy to Glee: How Songs Transformed TV
Modern A Cappella with Peder Karlsson of The Real Group
Artis the Spoonman
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