Jimmy Webb was inspired to write "Up-Up and Away" by a balloon that his friend William F. Williams flew on promotions for radio station KMEN.
The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
Snap! was two German producers. When they needed a rapper, they found one on the American army base there and had him rap on "The Power."
If you have a whole day to kill, you can check out the full version of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" music clip, which was the world's first ever 24-hour music video.
Desmond Child thought Gavin Rossdale was singing "Kiss The Rain" on the Bush song "Glycerine." When he found out the truth, he wrote a song called "Kiss The Rain" for Billie Myers.
The fadeout on Drake's "Hotline Bling" lasts 55 seconds - one of the longest outros of any hip-hop hit.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
Producer Rupert Hine talks about crafting hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.
Edie Brickell on her collaborations with Paul Simon, Steve Martin and Willie Nelson, and her 2021 album with the New Bohemians.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
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