"One Week" by Barenaked Ladies was a #1 hit in America - for exactly one week in 1998.
The music video for ZZ Top's "Velcro Fly" was choreographed by Paula Abdul.
Eminem sampled the song "Thank You" by the British singer Dido on his 2000 hit "Stan."
Dr. Luke and Max Martin originally wrote Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" with Pink in mind but she turned it down.
The Doobie Brothers' swampy #1 hit "Black Water" is about the Mississippi River, evoking the rafting adventures Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn.
Ed Sheeran's "Bloodstream" was written after an experience taking MDMA during a wedding celebration in Ibiza, and it's basically about all the feelings that he got from that time.
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
The Brazilian rocker sees pictures in his riffs. When he came up with one of his gnarliest songs, there was a riot going on.
Medley looks back on "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - his huge hits from the '60s that were later revived in movies.
The original voice of Snap!, this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."