Stevie Wonder wrote his own version of "Happy Birthday" in an attempt to get Martin Luther King's birthday declared a national holiday.
In Led Zeppelin's "Fool In The Rain," the guy goes into a funk when he thinks he's been stood up, but is elated when he realizes he's been standing on the wrong corner, and it's all a terrible mess.
Only one Oasis song reached the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100. "Wonderwall" peaked at #8 in 1996.
"Criminal" is Fiona Apple's only chart hit. Royalties from it allow her to make music on her terms, releasing albums several years apart.
One of the first hit songs used in a major marketing campaign was "Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones. Microsoft paid $3 million to use it in commercials for Windows '95.
The Kate Bush song "Running Up That Hill" is about making a deal with God to switch lives with your partner so there would be no more misunderstandings.
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
Rosanne talks about the journey that inspired her songs on her album The River & the Thread, including a stop at the Tallahatchie Bridge.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?
Rudolf, Bob Dylan and the Singing Dogs all show up in this Fact or Fiction for seasonal favorites.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.