Do you know who recorded the original versions of these ten hit songs?
"Mr. Jones" took on new meaning when the song about a misguided view of fame made Adam famous.
Many unusual folks appear in Grateful Dead songs. Can you identify them?
Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?
A selection of songs made to be terrible - some clearly achieved that goal.
Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.
The Hall & Oates hit "Everything Your Heart Desires" has no rhymes.
A 1989 track by Kenny G, "Going Home," is the unofficial national closing song in China. The tune is played at the end of train rides, the end of school days, and when malls are about to close.
John Lennon got the title of the Beatles song "Happiness Is A Warm Gun" from an article in a magazine published by the National Rifle Association.
Justin Timberlake originally wrote "Gone" for Michael Jackson, but his team turned it down, so 'N Sync cut it instead.
Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side" tells the story of real people who were part of Andy Warhol's "factory," including Holly Woodlawn and Candy Darling.
The first hit song that was used in a commercial before it was released as a single was "I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing," which was written for a Coke ad.