Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Keith Moon and John Paul Jones recorded "Beck's Bolero" and almost formed a band. They couldn't find a lead singer, so Page and Jones formed Led Zeppelin.
"Who Let The Dogs Out" won a Grammy. It took the award for Best Dance Recording in 2000.
"The Long and Winding Road" became The Beatles' last US #1 song on June 13, 1970.
"Tenderness" by General Public was partly inspired by the outbreak of AIDS, which at the time was thought to be contagious.
"London Calling" by The Clash was written amid widespread fears that the Thames River was going to flood the city.
Celine Dion's 1998 festive tune "The Magic of Christmas Day (God Bless Us Everyone)" came from an unlikely source. It was penned by Dee Snider of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister.
How well do you know the lyrics of U2?
As Procol Harum's lyricist, Keith wrote the words to "A Whiter Shade Of Pale." We delve into that song and find out how you can form a band when you don't sing or play an instrument.
Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.
U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.
How Bing Crosby, Les Paul, a US Army Signal Corps Officer, and the Nazis helped shape rock and Roll.
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
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