Boston leader Tom Scholz went back to his job at Polaroid after releasing the group's debut album. When his co-workers kept coming by to tell him "More Than A Feeling" was playing on the radio, he knew it was time to quit his day job.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
Bernie Taupin was 17 when he wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Your Song." Looking back, he says it's "one of the most naïve and childish lyrics in the entire repertoire of music."
Radiohead's "Paraonid Android" was written after a confrontation in a Los Angeles bar with an irate woman.
Back To The Future wasn't the only movie where Michael J. Fox rocked out: He sang with Joan Jett in the 1987 movie Light Of Day, with a title track written by Bruce Springsteen.
"Come Dancing" by The Kinks was inspired by the older sister of Ray Davies, who would make guys take her out dancing and spend their money on her, only to send them home frustrated with just a peck on the cheek.
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."
The Yardbirds drummer explains how they created their sound and talks about working with their famous guitarists.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
The original voice of Snap! this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.