"I Swear" was a #1 country hit for John Michael Montgomery before All-4-One made it a #1 pop hit.
The first popular song to use the phrase "Heavy Metal" was "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf, which was featured in the movie Easy Rider.
The Strokes admitted to purloining Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' "American Girl" for their hit "Last Nite."
Neil Young rarely allows his songs to be sampled, but he let the Canadian group Redlight King use "Old Man" in their 2011 song, also called "Old Man."
The party tune "Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of)" was the theme song for the 2000 Democratic Convention (the party of Bill Clinton), until someone noticed the line, "A little bit of Monica in my life."
"Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man deals with lead singer John Gourley becoming a "rebel just for kicks" after having a daughter and settling down. "It's hard to be a punk when you're thinking about your baby daughter at home," he says.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
Rick has a surprising dark side, a strong feminine side and, in a certain TV show, a naked backside. But he still hasn't found Jessie's Girl.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
Did Al play on a Beach Boys record? Did he have beef with George Lucas and Coolio? See if you can spot weird but true stories.
Kiss is the subject of many outlandish rumors - some of which happen to be true. See if you can spot the fakes.
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