Evelyn McDonnell, editor of the book Women Who Rock, on why the Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had seven Top 10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
A big list of musical marriages and family relations ranging from the simple to the truly dysfunctional.
Ronnie Spector nailed the vocal for The Ronettes song "(Walking) In the Rain" on the first take -- unheard of in the perfectionist producer Phil Spector's world.
"Grenade" was a term used on the show Jersey Shore to mean an ugly girl. Bruno Mars says his hit song with that title was written before the show started.
"Paranoid" reflects a feeling Black Sabbath bass player Geezer Butler often felt after using drugs.
Billy Joel's "My Life" was used as the theme song to the 1980 TV show Bosom Buddies, which starred a young Tom Hanks as a guy who lives in a hotel for women by dressing up as a girl.
Madonna wrote a song called "Love Won't Wait" that she didn't want, but became a UK #1 hit for Gary Barlow.
Britney Spears was just 16 when her first single "Baby One More Time" was released. She quickly became a top search term on something called The Internet.