The first line of "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone" is "It was the 3rd of September," which is the day lead singer Dennis Edwards' father died.
Sweet's hit "Ballroom Blitz" was inspired by an incident in 1973 when the band were performing in Scotland and driven offstage by a barrage of bottles.
Buddy Holly got the title for his hit song "That'll Be The Day" from a phrase John Wayne said in his movie "The Searchers.
The You Me at Six song "The Dilemma" got its title from the Vince Vaughn movie of the same name.
Adele's "Hello" was the first song to sell over a million downloads in a week.
When Marc Cohn played "True Companion" to his girlfriend, she thought he was proposing. He wasn't, but he did eventually marry her.
The Stooges guitarist (and producer of the Kill City album) talks about those early recordings and what really happened with David Bowie.
There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994.
Dave explains how the video appropriated the meaning of "Runaway Train," and what he thought of getting parodied by Weird Al.
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.
The 10 biggest "retirement tours" that didn't take.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.