The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
The prom scene in Pretty in Pink was shot to "Don't You (Forget About Me)," but "If You Leave" was used in the film. That's why the dancers are out of time with the music.
"Heart of Glass" was Blondie's first foray into disco, which turned off some fans. Debbie Harry said they did it because they "wanted to be uncool."
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" is the most performed holiday song of all time, according to a Top 30 list released by the performance rights organization ASCAP in December 2014.
"Grenade" was a term used on the show Jersey Shore to mean an ugly girl. Bruno Mars says his hit song with that title was written before the show started.
In 1939, a polka craze swept America thanks to "Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)."
If the name Citizen Dick means anything to you, there's a chance you'll get some of these right.
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
A top session musician, Carol played on hundreds of hits by The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra and many others.
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.