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.
The Brazilian rocker sees pictures in his riffs. When he came up with one of his gnarliest songs, there was a riot going on.
Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better.
Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
Despite her reticent personality, Adele's life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.