The first rapper with a #1 hit was Vanilla Ice with "Ice Ice Baby" in 1990.
After Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale hooked up in 1996, Rossdale's Bush bandmates referred to their hit song as "Everything Gwen."
In 1997, the Pope quoted the Bob Dylan song "Blowin' In The Wind."
The voice is that says "here we go" in the AJR song "Bang!" belongs to Charlie Pellett, the announcer on the New York City subway ("stand clear of the closing doors, please").
A roadie for the Allman Brothers came up with the line "The road goes on forever" for "Midnight Rider," and got a songwriting credit for his contribution.
Harry Chapin's wife Sandy wrote the lyrics to "Cat's In The Cradle," which were actually about her first husband.
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
Can you be married in one country but not another? Only if you're part of a gay couple. One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it.
Lori's songs have been recorded by Faith Hill and Sara Evans. She's performed on the CMAs and on Oprah. She also has five kids.
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