Glenn Frey of the Eagles played a bad guy in a 1985 episode of Miami Vice based on his song "Smuggler's Blues."
When "Theme From Shaft" won an Oscar, Isaac Hayes became the first African American to win in the "Best Song" category.
"Rockin' In The Free World" is a very pro-America title, but the song takes on politicians who are indifferent to the poor and disenfranchised.
"The Long and Winding Road" became The Beatles' last US #1 song on June 13, 1970.
The TV show Cheers was nearly canceled after its first season, but the theme song, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," was very popular. To satisfy viewer demand, the theme was made into a full song and released as a single.
Chaka Khan's hit "I Feel For You" was written and originally recorded by Prince 4 years before she covered it.
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.
Kooper produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, played with Dylan and the Stones, and formed BS&T.
These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.
You know the scenes - Tom Cruise in his own pants-off dance off, Molly Ringwald celebrating her birthday - but do you remember what song is playing?
The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.
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