Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
The singer/bassist for Concrete Blonde talks about how her songs come from clairvoyance, and takes us through the making of their hit "Joey."
Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.
What are the biggest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and Japanese titles?
We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act.
Lou Reed's 11-minute "Street Hassle" features a spoken part by Bruce Springsteen.
A guy Jewel fell for when she was 16 inspired her hit "Foolish Games."
The Ricky Martin song "She Bangs" found new life when William Hung performed it so horribly on a 2004 episode of American Idol that it went viral.
"Oh Well," from their 1960s Peter Green era, is the only Fleetwood Mac song played in concert in every decade they've been extant.
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
There was a rumor in the Soviet Union that The Beatles had secretly visited the U.S.S.R. and given a private concert for the children of top Communist party members. They believed the song "Back In The U.S.S.R." was written because of the concert. Actually, some fans still believe so.