With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
When he joined Guns N' Roses in 1990, Matt helped them craft an orchestral sound; his mezzo fortes and pianissimos are all over "November Rain."
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
A top session musician, Carol played on hundreds of hits by The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra and many others.
Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?
"Virginia" in "Only The Good Die Young" is named after a real girl Billy Joel was trying to impress.
A one-ton bell was custom made for AC/DC's "Hell's Bells." The recording was slowed to half speed to make it sound like a more ominous two-ton bell.
Eminem sampled the song "Thank You" by the British singer Dido on his 2000 hit "Stan."
The guys from Chic wrote "Le Freak" as a message to a doorman who wouldn't let them into a club. Originally, it was "F--- Off."
"Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" was written by Boy George about his relationship with Culture Club's drummer Jon Moss.
Janet Jackson's "Alright" video features Cab Calloway and Cyd Charisse, stars of musicals she loved as a kid.