MC Skat Kat was created for the remix of "Opposites Attract," which was released as the last single from her Forever Your Girl album. The team that created the Kat also did a-ha's "Take On Me" video.
The Nicolette Larson hit "Lotta Love" was written by Neil Young, who recorded a very different version of the song.
In 1939, a polka craze swept America thanks to "Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)."
Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
Michael Stipe hadn't finished the lyrics when R.E.M. recorded "Radio Free Europe." He calls the vocal "complete babbling."
"I'll Melt With You" by Modern English is about a couple who melt together because a nuclear bomb drops.
Franti tells the story behind his hit "Say Hey (I Love You)" and explains why yoga is an integral part of his lifestyle and his Soulshine tour.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal. She talks about her jug band beginnings and shares a Dylan story.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Graham Nash tells the stories behind some of his famous songs and photos, and is asked about "yacht rock" for the first time.
Joe talks about the challenges of of making a Duke Ellington tribute album, and tells the stories behind some of his hits.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
Jerry Reed Hubbard passed away on September 1st, 2008 at the age of 71...
May he R.I.P.
And from the 'For What It's Worth' department, the remainder of the RPM Singles' Top 10 on March 13th, 1971:
At #3. "Mama's Pearl" by Jackson Five
#4. "One Bad Apple" by the Osmonds
#5, "Hang On To Your Life" by the Guess Who
#6. "She's A Lady" by Tom Jones
#7. " Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted" by the Partridge Family
#8. "Mr.Bojangles" by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
#9. "Theme from 'Love Story'" by Henry Mancini
#10. "What Is Life" by George Harrison
He'd tie a rope around his waist and throw him in the swamp. But since he survived, it's pretty clear that he'd pull the boy out when a gator got near.
Pulled him out of the water - like the original Moses, whose name means "came out of the water."
Fours months earlier on October 25th, 1970 it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #97; and on February 21st, 1971 it peaked at #8 (for 2 weeks) and spent almost a half-year on the Top 100 (24 weeks)...
It reached #2 in Canada and #16 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart...
His two releases, ""Georgia Sunshine" and "The Preacher and the Bear", that preceded "Amos Moses" on the Country chart both also peaked at #16...
R.I.P. Mr. Reed, born Jerry Reed Hubbard, (1937 - 2008).