Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" was inspired by the tribes that came together at New York dance clubs.
Blur's "There Are Too Many of Us" was inspired in part by a siege in an Australian chocolate café that Damon Albarn witnessed, which resulted in the death of the gunman and two hostages.
Jessie J had a lyric from her song "Who You Are" tattooed on her hip:
After a devastating car accident, the actor Montgomery Clift had to be filmed from "The Right Profile" to look good - that provided the name of The Clash song.
"Hunger Strike" by Temple of the Dog features Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder, and was Vedder's first music video.
Buddy Holly got the title for his hit song "That'll Be The Day" from a phrase John Wayne said in his movie "The Searchers.
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
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