Otis Redding often ad-libbed vocals at the end of songs, but for "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" he just whistled instead - it became the most famous whistling in song history.
Radiohead's "Paraonid Android" was written after a confrontation in a Los Angeles bar with an irate woman.
The actor Dan Aykroyd sang on "We Are The World." LaToya Jackson did too, so we know they weren't all that picky.
"Strawberry Letter 23" by The Brothers Johnson was written by Shuggie Otis, whose girlfriend would send him letters written on strawberry scented paper.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
The woman "singing" in the video for Technotronic's "Pump Up The Jam" didn't speak English. She was used just for her look, and also appeared on the album cover.
How the American gangsta rappers made history by getting banned in the UK.
Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai were two of Graham's co-writers for some '80s rock classics.
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
Director Mark Pellington on Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," and music videos he made for U2, Jon Bon Jovi and Imagine Dragons.
The Guns N' Roses rhythm guitarist in the early '90s, Gilby talks about the band's implosion and the side projects it spawned.
Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.
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