Dan Tyminski, the singer on Avicii's "Hey Brother" is the same guy who sang lead vocal on "A Man Of Constant Sorrow" in the movie O’ Brother, Where Art Thou.
"Always On My Mind" was first recorded by Brenda Lee in 1971, then by Elvis in 1972. Willie Nelson's 1982 version was the big hit and won the Song of the Year Grammy.
Eric Clapton wrote "Wonderful Tonight" while waiting for his girlfriend, Pattie Boyd, to get ready for a night out. By the time she was ready, he had written the song.
The moans of pleasure in the Guns N' Roses song "Rocket Queen" are authentic.
The first country song to win a Grammy for Record of the Year was "Not Ready To Make Nice" by The Dixie Chicks in 2007.
Outkast's "Hey Ya" was the first song in history to rack up 1 million downloads.
They sang about pink torpedoes and rocking you tonight tonight, but some real lyrics are just as ridiculous. See if you can tell which lyrics are real and which are Spinal Tap in this lyrics quiz.
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
When televangelists like Jimmy Swaggart took on rockers like Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica, the rockers retaliated. Bono could even be seen mocking the preachers.
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
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