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.
When she released her first album in 1988, Tanita became a UK singing sensation at age 19. She talks about her darkly sensual voice and quirky songwriting style.
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
The stories behind the biggest hit songs about trucking.
The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn't your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that's a good thing.
Katy Perry named her fragrance "Killer Queen" after the 1974 Queen song.
The line "satellite of love" in the Def Leppard song "Rocket" came from the title of a 1972 Lou Reed song.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
A gospel choir appears in Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" video, but the vocals on the song are all Smith - about 20 tracks of his voice were used to make him sound like a chorus.
Pink Floyd's "Talkin' Hawkin'" uses a sample of Stephen Hawking's synthesized voice taken from a speech he made for a 1994 British Telecom commercial.
After Cher revived "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)" in 1990, Salt-N-Pepa released "Shoop" and Whitney Houston had a #1 hit with "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)."