What's the deal with "Summer of '69"? Bryan explains what the song is really about, and shares more of his songwriting insights.
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
When Dave recorded the first version of the song with his group the Blasters, producer Nick Lowe gave him some life-changing advice.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994.
"The Way" by Fastball was inspired by the story of an elderly couple from Texas who drove to a nearby family reunion and kept going. Fastball's bass player imagined them taking off and having fun like they were young. The story didn't end well: the couple was later found dead after they crashed in a canyon.
The Black Eyed Peas shot the video for "Just Can't Get Enough" just a week before the 2011 earthquake in Japan.
"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is one of the few Bernie Taupin lyrics that is more about him than Elton John. The song is about giving up glitz for the simple life - not exactly Elton's M.O.
The first hit song that was used in a commercial before it was released as a single was "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing," which was written for a Coke ad.
"Virginia" in "Only The Good Die Young" is named after a real girl Billy Joel was trying to impress.
John Lennon got the title of the Beatles song "Happiness Is A Warm Gun" from an article in a magazine published by the National Rifle Association.