A talk with Martin Popoff about his latest book on Rush and how he assessed the thousands of albums he reviewed.
Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues.
The Sevendust frontman talks about the group's songwriting process, and how trips to the Murder Bar helped forge their latest album.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had seven Top 10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
Their frontman (Chris Cornell) started out as their drummer, so Soundgarden takes a linear approach when it comes to songwriting. Kim explains how they do it.
The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
Steve Perry wrote "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" with the opening lyrics, "You make me weep, I wanna die," after seeing his girlfriend kissing another man.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
The most famous pop song featuring a bassoon: "The Tears of a Clown" by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles.
Sting wrote "Every Breath You Take" at the same desk in Jamaica as where Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels.
"The Cave" by Mumford & Sons is based on the philosophy of Plato and his work called "Allegory of the Cave."