"Lean On" was originally sent by Major Lazer to both Rihanna and Nicki Minaj's camps as a slower reggae track. After both parties rejected the tune, Major Lazer recruited Danish singer MØ to supply vocals and recorded it themselves.
The Frankie Goes To Hollywood hit "Relax" is, as the band says, about "shagging." It was banned by the BBC, which sent it to #1 in the UK as listeners flocked to record stores to buy it.
Tone-Loc's "Wild Thing" samples Eddie Van Halen's guitar riff from "Jaime's Cryin'."
The most famous song to prominently feature a French horn is "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.
"Up Around The Bend" by Creedence Clearwater Revival had a different meaning to British listeners. In England, to go "Around the bend" means to go crazy.
Bob Marley's backup singers, The I Threes, claim they are the "Three Little Birds" in his famous song.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
Shaun breaks down the Seether songs, including the one about his brother, the one about Ozzy, and the one that may or may not be about his ex-girlfriend Amy Lee.
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
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