Justin Timberlake originally wrote "Gone" for Michael Jackson, but his team turned it down, so 'N Sync cut it instead.
Lionel Richie hosted the American Music Awards the night he recorded "We Are The World."
Jack White titled "Seven Nation Army" after how he would mispronounce "Salvation Army" when he was little.
MTV wanted Weezer to record a version of their song "Hash Pipe" as "Half Pipe" to appeal to the skateboarding crowd. The band refused, and MTV listed the song as "H*** Pipe."
"Stand By Me" hit #4 in the US when it was released in 1961, then went to #9 in 1986 when it was used in the movie of the same name.
"Heaven" by The Psychedelic Furs sounds upbeat, but is about an impending nuclear bombardment.
Fagen talks about how the Steely Dan songwriting strategy has changed over the years, and explains why you don't hear many covers of their songs.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
Ron Nevison explains in very clear terms the Quadrophenia concept and how Heart staged their resurgence after being dropped by their record company.
They sang about pink torpedoes and rocking you tonight tonight, but some real lyrics are just as ridiculous. See if you can tell which lyrics are real and which are Spinal Tap in this lyrics quiz.
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
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