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We will rock you (to sleep): pop stars who recorded kids' albums

Musicians who have joined the Kindie rock movement

The 10 most culturally significant one-hit wonders

They might not be the best ("Achy Breaky Heart"), but they made a lasting impact

Fact or Fiction: Band Names

Spot the real origin stories behind these 20 band names

James LaBrie of Dream Theater

On their upcoming album, and "the darkest moment in my life"

Interview: Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe

On the true-life events that inspired "The Freshman"

Popular Workout Songs

A list of songs that get your heart pumping

Songs that are also movie titles

Some of these songs inspired the films - others just took the titles

Interview: Todd Rundgren

On the earmarks of his songwriting, producing Grand Funk, and the song that had the biggest influence on him

Songfacts Spotlight

The House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals

"The House Of The Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, either about a brothel or a prison.

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Buddy Holly

Rock 'n roll seemed doomed when on February 3, 1959, three of the genre's pioneers - Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson - died in a plane crash. A 17-year-old Paul Anka wrote Holly's last hit, released posthumously, "It Doesn't Matter Any More."

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Songs with long endings

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From the Vaults

Tom Johnston from The Doobie Brothers

The Doobies guitarist and lead singer, Tom wrote the classics "Listen To The Music," "Long Train Runnin'" and "China Grove."

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Latest Songplace

Elstree Studios, Borehamwood, London

Elstree by Buggles

A beloved film institution near London was the recording site for the Buggles' one album, and it made history.

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Fact or Fiction

Pearl Jam

Did the corduroy jacket come from the Gap? Is their biggest hit a cover song? Take this Fact or Fiction to find out.

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