"Margaritaville" is a state of mind, but it's most associated with Key West, Florida, where Jimmy Buffett moved when he was 24.
Elvis Presley recorded "Always On My Mind" in 1972, but Willie Nelson's version 10 years later was the hit and won the Song of the Year Grammy.
"Irreplaceable" wasn't specifically penned for Beyonce - in fact, Ne-Yo wrote it more as a country song and had Faith Hill and Shania Twain in mind.
References to David Bowie, Tom Waits and Allan Ginsburg are peppered into the Bush song "Everything Zen."
Featured in the 1978 musical Evita, "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" became the biggest selling UK hit by a female vocalist (Julie Covington).
George Michael was 17 and on a bus to his job at the cinema when he came up with the idea for "Careless Whisper" and the lyrics, "Something in your eyes calls to mind a silver screen."
The man who ran Nirvana's first label gets beyond the sensationalism (drugs, Courtney) to discuss their musical and cultural triumphs in the years before Nevermind.
Lori's songs have been recorded by Faith Hill and Sara Evans. She's performed on the CMAs and on Oprah. She also has five kids.
The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs.
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.
How a country weeper and a blues number made "rolling stone" the most popular phrase in rock.
It also reached #5 on the Canadian RPM 100 singles chart...
Between 1979 and 1994 the British* quartet had ten Top 100 records; with two making the Top 10, their other Top 10 record was "Don't Get Me Wrong" at #10 in 1986...
* Though they were a British band, they were led by Chrissie Hynde from Akron, Ohio.
ouch!! which guy was the new guitar player? I love that tone from what has to be a stock tele. sad about the guys who OD'd. stuff like that happens. I also had no idea Chrissey and Ray were an item. is that still the case? anyway, a beatiful sad song.