John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath got its title from a line in "The Battle Hymn of the Republic": "He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored."
"Surf City" was recorded by Jan & Dean, but written by Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys. It was the first #1 hit Wilson wrote.
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
"Kashmir" is the only Led Zeppelin song to use outside musicians, as it needed strings and horns.
Lindsay Lohan sued Pitbull for defamation over the line in his song "Give Me Everything (Tonight)," ""I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan."
Part of the "Cruel to Be Kind" video was shot during Nick Lowe and Carlene Carter's wedding.
Guitarist Tony Iommi on the "Iron Man" riff, the definitive Black Sabbath song, and how Ozzy and Dio compared as songwriters.
Medley looks back on "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - his huge hits from the '60s that were later revived in movies.
An interview with Ray and Derek Shulman of the progressive rock band Gentle Giant to discuss counterpoint, polyrhythms, and... Bon Jovi.
We've heard of artists putting their hearts into their music, but some take it literally.
Genesis' key-man re-examines his solo career and the early days of music video.
Ian talks about his 3 or 4 blatant attempts to write a pop song, and also the ones he most connected with, including "Locomotive Breath."
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