The powerhouse producer behind Janet Jackson's hits talks about his Boyz II Men ballads and regrouping The Time.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
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.
The man who ran Nirvana's first label gets beyond the sensationalism (drugs, Courtney) to discuss their musical and cultural triumphs in the years before Nevermind.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
The music video for ZZ Top's "Velcro Fly" was choreographed by Paula Abdul.
"Cotton Eye Joe" is a folk song dating to the 1800s, but it became a hit when a Swedish act called Rednex did a psychokinetic version in 1994.
Pink Floyd's "Talkin' Hawkin'" uses a sample of Stephen Hawking's synthesized voice taken from a speech he made for a 1994 British Telecom commercial.
David Gilmour really was "Learning To Fly" when he co-wrote the Pink Floyd song - the aviation jargon came from his lessons.
A one-ton bell was custom made for AC/DC's "Hell's Bells." The recording was slowed to half speed to make it sound like a more ominous two-ton bell.
John Mellencamp considers "Pink Houses" an "anti-American song," laying bare the struggles of the poor and working class.