"Tush" doesn't have to refer to anatomy, according to ZZ Top. It's a word that also means "lavish."
Elton John's "Rocket Man" is based on a Ray Bradbury story called The Rocket Man published in 1951.
Carly Simon wrote "Anticipation" while waiting for her first date with Cat Stevens.
Ronnie Spector nailed the vocal for The Ronettes song "(Walking) In the Rain" on the first take -- unheard of in the perfectionist producer Phil Spector's world.
"Spoonman" by Soundgarden is about a real street performer in Seattle: Artis the Spoonman.
"Kashmir" is the only Led Zeppelin song to use outside musicians, as it needed strings and horns.
In her days with The Runaways, Joan Jett saw The Arrows perform "I Love Rock And Roll," which Alan Merrill co-wrote - that story and much more from this glam rock pioneer.
Beef with Bon Jovi? An unfortunate Spandex period? See if you can spot the true stories in this Metallica version of Fact or Fiction.
A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
We've heard of artists putting their hearts into their music, but some take it literally.
Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.
Our chat with Barney Hoskyns, who covers the wild years of Woodstock - the town, not the festival - in his book Small Town Talk.