Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" was inspired by the tribes that came together at New York dance clubs.
Eminem sampled the song "Thank You" by the British singer Dido on his 2000 hit "Stan."
The Isley Brother's song, "Contagious," peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100. This meant that the band of brothers became the first group to score a Top 50 hit in six consecutive decades on the chart.
Jay-Z's 2012 "Glory" features his daughter Blue Ivy Carter's cries and coos. At less than two days old, she became the youngest ever credited artist to feature on a Billboard chart when the song debuted on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at #74.
Stevie Ray Vaughan played lead guitar on the David Bowie song "Let's Dance."
U2's "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" from Batman Forever was nominated for both a Golden Globe for Best Original Song and a Razzie for Worst Original Song.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
"London Bridge," "Ring Around the Rosie" and "It's Raining, It's Pouring" are just a few examples of shockingly morbid children's songs.
Writing with Phil Lynott, Scott saw their ill-fated frontman move to a darker place in his life and lyrics.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.