An unexpected guest vocal: Marianne Faithfull on the Metallica song "The Memory Remains." A star in the '60s, this collaboration helped revive her career.
"True" by Spandau Ballet is about chief songwriter Gary Kemp's unrequited love for Altered Images singer and Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan.
Taio Cruz throws his hands up "sometimes" in "Dynamite" because the song was originally written about surrender.
Phil Collins' "I Missed Again" was originally "I Miss You, Babe," and was a very somber song about his recent divorce. Collins decided to lighten it up and inject some humor into the song.
Adele isn't a ghost when she sings, "Hello from the other side" - it means the "other side of becoming an adult."
In the UK, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" returns to the chart every Halloween, a tradition started in 2007.
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
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 writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.
A song he wrote and recorded from "sheer spiritual inspiration," Allen's didn't think "Southern Nights" had hit potential until Glen Campbell took it to #1 two years later.
Don breaks down "Hotel California" and other songs he wrote as a member of the Eagles. Now we know where the "warm smell of colitas" came from.
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