Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on September 30, 1973. A few weeks later, his song "Time In A Bottle" hit #1.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
Bob Marley gave the songwriting credit for "No Woman No Cry" to his friend Vincent Ford, who ran a soup kitchen in Trenchtown, the area of Kingston where Marley grew up.
The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
If what you get equals what you give away, you might as well give it all away. That's the concept behind "Give It Away" by Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Jeff Lynne sang the word "groose" in the chorus of "Don't Bring Me Down" as a nonsense placeholder, but left it in when he found out it means "greetings" in German ("gruss").
Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.
How the American gangsta rappers made history by getting banned in the UK.
Oliver Leiber talks about writing and producing hits for Paula Abdul, and explains his complicated relationship with his father, the songwriter Jerry Leiber.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
An Electronic music pioneer with Asperger's Syndrome. This could be interesting.
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