Dan Tyminski, the singer on Avicii's "Hey Brother" is the same guy who sang lead vocal on "A Man Of Constant Sorrow" in the movie O’ Brother, Where Art Thou.
The title of Florence + the Machine's "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" was inspired by the Los Angeles skyline.
In 1939, a polka craze swept America thanks to "Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)."
John Mellencamp considers "Pink Houses" an "anti-American song," laying bare the struggles of the poor and working class.
Kenny Rogers starred in five "Gambler" TV movies based on his famous song.
Ellie Goulding's hit song "Lights" is about her fear of the dark, which forces the singer to sleep with the lights on.
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
Sheryl Crow's longtime songwriting partner/guitarist Jeff Trott reveals the stories behind many of the singer's hits, and what its like to be a producer for Leighton Meester and Max Gomez.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
Fagen talks about how the Steely Dan songwriting strategy has changed over the years, and explains why you don't hear many covers of their songs.
Do you remember the first time you heard "email" in a song? How about "hater" or "Facebook"? Here are the songs where they first showed up.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
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