Dan Tyminski, the singer on Avicii's "Hey Brother" is the same guy who sang lead vocal on "A Man Of Constant Sorrow" in the movie O’ Brother, Where Art Thou.
Rob Reiner named his 1986 movie "Stand By Me" after the song, since he thought The Body, a Stephen King story on which it was based, sounded like a horror movie.
The songwriting team Leiber and Stoller wrote "Hound Dog" for a blues singer named Big Mama Thronton, who first recorded the song in 1953. Elvis covered it in 1956, and it became his biggest hit.
"Human" by The Killers was the most streamed song on Spotify in 2008, the year that the music streaming service was launched.
A guy Jewel fell for when she was 16 inspired her hit "Foolish Games."
"Zombie" by The Cranberries is about an IRA bombing in England that killed two children.
After cutting his teeth on hardcore punk videos, Paul defined the grunge look with his work on "Hunger Strike" and "Man in the Box."
The Stooges guitarist (and producer of the Kill City album) talks about those early recordings and what really happened with David Bowie.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
An interview with Frankie Valli, who talks about why his songs - both solo and with The Four Seasons - have endured, and reflects on his time as Rusty Millio on The Sopranos.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
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.
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