The Four Seasons' "Walk Like a Man" was the first Hot 100 #1 hit to feature a simile in its title.
"Angie" was the only ballad by The Rolling Stones to hit #1 in America.
"One Way Or Another" is based on a stalker who creeped out Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry.
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.
When Metallica performed in China in 2013, they were not allowed to play "Master of Puppets."
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
Rockers, rappers and pop stars have been known to quote the Bible in their songs. See if you match the artist to the biblical lyric.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
The Guns N' Roses rhythm guitarist in the early '90s, Gilby talks about the band's implosion and the side projects it spawned.
An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.
The Garbage drummer/songwriter produced the Nirvana album Nevermind, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish and Siamese Dream.
Did Eric Clapton really steal George's wife? What's the George Harrison-Monty Python connection? Set the record straight with our Fact or Fiction quiz.