"Video Killed The Radio Star" by Buggles was the first video to air on MTV when the network started broadcasting on August 1, 1981.
John Mellencamp considers "Pink Houses" an "anti-American song," laying bare the struggles of the poor and working class.
The closing lyrics in "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies are "Birchmount Stadium, home of the Robbie," which refers to a soccer tournament in Ontario.
Lindsay Lohan sued Pitbull for defamation over the line in his song "Give Me Everything (Tonight)," ""I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan."
Zach Hanson was just 11 years and 7 months old when "MMMbop" topped the Hot 100 making him the youngest group member to co-write and perform a US #1 single.
Elton John's "Crocodile Rock" borrows a bit from Don McLean's "American Pie." Both songs feature a Chevy, and are about young people who are heartbroken when their music "dies."
When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.
The first of Billy's five #1 hits was the song that propelled Madonna to stardom. You'd think that would get you a backstage pass, wouldn't you?
Taylor talks about "The Machine" - the hits, the videos and Clive Davis.
Do you know who wrote Patti Smith's biggest hit? How about the Grease theme song? See if you can match the song to the writer.
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."
When Dave recorded the first version of the song with his group the Blasters, producer Nick Lowe gave him some life-changing advice.