An unexpected guest vocal: Marianne Faithfull on the Metallica song "The Memory Remains." A star in the '60s, this collaboration helped revive her career.
Lou Reed's "Walk On The Wild Side" tells the story of real people who were part of Andy Warhol's "factory," including Holly Woodlawn and Candy Darling.
Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler wrote "Diamonds" for Rihanna in just 14 minutes.
"Cruise" climbed from 6-5 on the Hot 100 in its 34th week. In doing so it set a record for the slowest ascent to the Top 5 in the chart's history, which was beaten by Imagine Dragon's "Radioactive" 42-week clamber to #4 three weeks later.
The 1979 song "Life During Wartime" by Talking Heads deals with how technology could be exploited to take down the framework of society and enable government surveillance.
Buddy Holly got the title for his hit song "That'll Be The Day" from a phrase John Wayne said in his movie "The Searchers.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have some rather unusual song titles - see if you can spot the real ones.
Starting in Virginia City, Nevada and rippling out to the Haight-Ashbury, LSD reshaped popular music.
From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?
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