Angus Young created the distinctive opening guitar part for "Thuderstruck" by playing with all the strings taped up, except the B. He learned the studio trick from his older brother George Young, who was the rhythm guitarist for The Easybeats.
The sample in Beck's song "Where It's At" that says "What about those who swing both ways: AC-DC" came from a 1969 sex-ed album for middle schoolers.
Train wrote the 2011 song "Brand New Book" for the TV show The Biggest Loser - part of the song was used in the opening credits.
Prince Markie Dee of The Fat Boys co-wrote the Mary J. Blige hit "Real Love."
The You Me at Six song "The Dilemma" got its title from the Vince Vaughn movie of the same name.
When Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse's version of "Body and Soul" made the Hot 100, Bennett became at age 85, the oldest living artist to chart.
Do you know who recorded the original versions of these ten hit songs?
The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.
Some album art was at least "inspired" by others. A look at some very similar covers.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
The in-depth discussion about the making of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley, who played Jesus in the 1973 film.