Dave explains how the video appropriated the meaning of "Runaway Train," and what he thought of getting parodied by Weird Al.
A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
The frontman for one of Canada's most well-known punk rock bands talks about his Eddie Vedder encounter, Billy Talent's new album, and the importance of rock and roll.
Our chat with Barney Hoskyns, who covers the wild years of Woodstock - the town, not the festival - in his book Small Town Talk.
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
The Ben Folds Five song "Brick" is about a difficult time when Folds' girlfriend got an abortion.
"It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" was inspired by a dream where Michael Stipe conjured up images of people with the initials L.B.: Lester Bangs, Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce and Leonard Bernstein.
"Take On Me" was just a minor hit in Norway until a new version was released with the iconic video, making it a global smash.
Fleetwood Mac's "Gypsy" is about Stevie Nicks' best friend, who died of leukemia.
"We're An American Band" by Grand Funk describes real events on their 1972 tour, including an encounter with a legendary groupie called "Sweet Connie."
David Bowie's "Station to Station" is over 10 minutes long. Bowie was doing a lot of drugs at the time and later said, "I have only flashes of making it."