"Mr. Tambourine Man" is the only song Bob Dylan wrote that became a #1 hit on the Hot 100.
The Doobie Brothers' swampy #1 hit "Black Water" is about the Mississippi River, evoking the rafting adventures Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn.
Kenny Rogers starred in five "Gambler" TV movies based on his famous song.
In 2010, the biggest-selling song in the UK was "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem.
"Everybody Have Fun Tonight" is a rare hit with the band's name used as a verb: "Everybody Wang Chung tonight." The band says it can mean whatever you'd like it to.
Icona Pop considers "I Love It" a kiss-off to their boyfriends: "we just wanted to get the song out and get the pigs to hear it," Jawo said.
The hitmaking songwriter/producer Sam Hollander with stories about songs for Weezer, Panic! At The Disco, Train, Pentatonix, and Fitz And The Tantrums.
One of Canada's most popular and eclectic performers, Hawksley tells stories about his oldest songs, his plentiful side projects, and the ways that he keeps his songwriting fresh.
Kiss is the subject of many outlandish rumors - some of which happen to be true. See if you can spot the fakes.
How well do you know your David Bowie lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
Ian talks about his 3 or 4 blatant attempts to write a pop song, and also the ones he most connected with, including "Locomotive Breath."
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