"November Rain" by Guns N' Roses has a literary influence: The lyric is based on a story called Without You by Del James.
Until December 5, 1998, a song had to be issued as a single to make the Hot 100. Aaliyah's "Try Again" was the first tune to top the chart based on airplay alone, without any sales figures being included.
"Oh Well," from their 1960s Peter Green era, is the only Fleetwood Mac song played in concert in every decade they've been extant.
A one-ton bell was custom made for AC/DC's "Hell's Bells." The recording was slowed to half speed to make it sound like a more ominous two-ton bell.
Every film star mentioned in Madonna's "Vogue" has since died. The last was Lauren Bacall, who passed away in 2014.
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was the best-selling song of the 2000s in the US.
As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.
Chris tells the story of "Wicked Game," talks milkshakes and moonpies at Sun Records, and explains why women always get their way.
Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.
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