At 9:57 Dabid Bowie's "Blackstar" is the longest song ever to reach the Hot 100.
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" was Michael Jaskson's attack on the tabloid press: "They eat off of you, you're a vegetable."
"Cotton Eye Joe" is a folk song dating to the 1800s, but it became a hit when a Swedish act called Rednex did a psychokinetic version in 1994.
"London Calling" by The Clash was written amid widespread fears that the Thames River was going to flood the city.
In The Beatles "When I'm 64," Paul McCartney asks a woman if she'll still be there for him when he's 64. In 2006, he got his answer when shortly before his 64th birthday, he and Heather Mills separated.
"Womanizer" was Britney Spears' comeback song, going to #1 about 10 months after she was institutionalized to get treatment for addictions and mental health issues.
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.
Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
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