When Dave recorded the first version of the song with his group the Blasters, producer Nick Lowe gave him some life-changing advice.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
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Do you know who recorded the original versions of these ten hit songs?
Thomas Dolby wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct the video, which was inspired by silent films and set in a "home for deranged scientists."
Avril Lavigne said her Goodbye Lullaby track "Darlin" was "probably" the second song she ever wrote. The Canadian composed it when she was an unsigned 15-year-old living in Napanee, Ontario.
The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
The TV show One Tree Hill got it's name from a song of the same name on U2's Joshua Tree album.
The Bangles song "Eternal Flame" was inspired by a display at Graceland that honored Elvis Presley.
Bob Dylan's four handwritten pages containing the original draft of "Like a Rolling Stone" fetched over $2m at Sothebys New York in June 2014 setting a price record for a popular music manuscript.