Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" was inspired by the tribes that came together at New York dance clubs.
Kenny Rogers starred in five "Gambler" TV movies based on his famous song.
"Baby One More Time" was originally offered to TLC but they passed on it. The R&B trio felt uncomfortable singing "'hit me baby one more time."
The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
The line in John Mellencamp's "Cherry Bomb" that sounds like "that's when a smoke was a smoke" is actually "that's when a sport was a sport," according to the published lyric. In that sense, "sport" is an endearment for someone of good nature.
The electronic instruments in "Atomic Dog" represent the coming computer age, which is balanced by the instinctual dog, who barks and pants throughout the song.
Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner and Glenn Tipton talk twin guitar harmonies and explain how they create songs in Judas Priest.
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
The powerhouse producer behind Janet Jackson's hits talks about his Boyz II Men ballads and regrouping The Time.
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
Before "Rap" was a form of music, it was something guys did to pick up girls in nightclubs. Donnie talks about "The Rapper" and reveals the identity of Leah.
Even before Soundgarden wrote a song about him, Artis was the most famous spoon player of all time. So why has he always been broke?