Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.
When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
Foreigner got the title for "Double Vision" after watching a hockey game where goalie John Davidson got a concussion. It was announced over the PA system that he was suffering from "Double Vision."
Dexys Midnight Runners' "Come on Eileen" is based on a real girl called Eileen that the band's Kevin Rowland had a relationship with in his early teenage years.
"Killing An Arab" by The Cure was inspired by Albert Camus' book The Stranger.
"Veronica" was inspired by Elvis Costello's grandmother, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease.
"Crank That (Soulja Boy)" was the most successful digital track of 2007 in the US with 2,909,000 downloads. On January 6, 2008 it became the first song ever to sell 3 million digital copies in the States.
"White "Christmas" was so popular that Bing had to re-record the song five years after the original 1942 recording because the original masters had been worn out from all the pressings. This is the version that became a holiday tradition.