Toto's keyboard player explains the true meaning of "Africa" and talks about working on the Thriller album.
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
The Winger frontman reveals the Led Zeppelin song he cribbed for "Seventeen," and explains how his passion for orchestra music informs his songwriting.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Was "Pearl" Eddie Vedder's grandmother, and did she really make a hallucinogenic jam? Did Journey have a contest to name the group? And what does KISS stand for anyway?
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
"Nobody Does It Better" by Carly Simon was used in the film The Spy Who Loved Me. It was the first James Bond song not named after the movie.
"Coming Home" by Diddy - Dirty Money was originally iwritten for for T.I., who was getting out of prison at the time.
Geffen Records made history on June 27, 1994 when Aerosmith's "Head First" became the first major label song made available for exclusive digital download. Download speeds at the time were so slow it took around 75 minutes to download the track.
Drake's "One Dance" was the first ever song to rack up one billion streams on Spotify.