"Stay" by Lisa Loeb was the first #1 hit by an unsigned artist. Ethan Hawke got it in the movie Reality Bites.
The Hollies hit "The Air That I Breathe" was written in part as a reaction to the smog in Los Angeles.
Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of Kiss wrote "Rock And Roll All Nite" as a "rallying cry for all of our fans." In later years, members of Kiss wrote songs separately.
Steve Perry wrote "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" with the opening lyrics, "You make me weep, I wanna die," after seeing his girlfriend kissing another man.
Bruce Springsteen originally wrote "Hungry Heart" for The Ramones, but decided to keep it for himself on the advice of his producer and manager, Jon Landau.
Barry Sonnenfeld, who would later direct the movies Get Shorty and Men in Black, was the director of photography on the "Rock the Casbah" video for The Clash.
Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner and Glenn Tipton talk twin guitar harmonies and explain how they create songs in Judas Priest.
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
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