Elvis Costello says "Everyday I Write The Book" is a knockoff of Nick Lowe's "When I Write the Book."
The drum sound on Buddy Knox's 1957 US #1 hit "Party Doll" was actually made by a cardboard box filled with cotton.
Elton John didn't win a Grammy until 1986, when he got one for singing on "That's What Friends Are For."
The line, "Gotta keep 'em separated" in "Come Out And Play" by The Offspring came to lead singer Dexter Holland when he was a medical student and needed to keep bacteria samples away from each other.
"Izzo (H.O.V.A.)" refers to "Hova," which is what Jay-Z calls his God Name. Jay-Hova, as in Jehovah.
Scott Stapp of Creed wrote "With Arms Wide Open" when he found out he was going to be a dad. He named his son Jagger.
When Dave recorded the first version of the song with his group the Blasters, producer Nick Lowe gave him some life-changing advice.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
Many unusual folks appear in Grateful Dead songs. Can you identify them?
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
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