Snap! was two German producers. When they needed a rapper, they found one on the American army base there and had him rap on "The Power."
"Master Blaster (Jammin')" is Stevie Wonder's tribute to Bob Marley, released less than a year before Marley died.
Young MC shows up in the George Clooney movie Up In The Air performing his hit "Bust A Move."
The Black Eyed Peas shot the video for "Just Can't Get Enough" just a week before the 2011 earthquake in Japan.
The instrumental "YYZ" by Rush got its title from the transmitter code for Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport, near where the band is from.
Paul McCartney wrote "Hey Jude" to comfort John Lennon's 5-year-old son Julian, whose parents were getting a divorce.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
The stories behind the biggest hit songs about trucking.
Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.
Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
dUg dIgs into his King's X metal classics and his many side projects, including the one with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
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