How our favorite songs taught us about Champagne Problems, Dirty Work, Freak Flags, Soft Options and other useful phrases
Stories behind songs from the Queens Of The Stone Age album Rated R, recorded at the famous Sound City
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? And what's up with the band name?
On their biggest hits, including "Time" and "Hold My Hand"
On "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)," writing songs with Tom Petty, and his new album, Ebony McQueen
On her soothing sensation "Vuela Con El Viento" ("Fly With The Wind") and the healing power of voice
British singer-songwriter Sheeran has fans in high places. Before he released his debut album, his independent EP No. 5 Collaborations Project was praised by both Elton John and Jamie Foxx.More about Ed Sheeran
The flautist frontman talks about touring with Led Zeppelin, his contribution to "Hotel California", and how he may have done the first MTV Unplugged.Read the Interview
Shawn Mullins travels to Chilkoot Charlie's in Anchorage, Alaska, where there ain't no rats to race.Read the Story
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.Take the Quiz
Did Eric Clapton really write "Cocaine" while on cocaine? This question and more in the Clapton edition of Fact or Fiction.Try the Fact or Fiction