Rob Reiner named his 1986 movie "Stand By Me" after the song, since he thought The Body, a Stephen King story on which it was based, sounded like a horror movie.
Mickey Mantle and John Madden both appear in the video for "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard" by Paul Simon. Biz Markie and Big Daddy Kane do a rap intro.
"Talk To Ya Later" proved the power of MTV when sales of Tubes albums picked up in markets like Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the network was available.
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
Bob Dylan's four handwritten pages containing the original draft of "Like a Rolling Stone" fetched over $2m at Sothebys New York in June 2014 setting a price record for a popular music manuscript.
Pitbull only raps for about a minute on "Timber." Kesha does most of the work.
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."
Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner and Glenn Tipton talk twin guitar harmonies and explain how they create songs in Judas Priest.
From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
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