The Hollies hit "The Air That I Breathe" was written in part as a reaction to the smog in Los Angeles.
Prince Markie Dee of The Fat Boys co-wrote the Mary J. Blige hit "Real Love."
The movie The Breakfast Club opens with a passage from David Bowie's "Changes" ("And these children that you spit on...")
According to Frank Sinatra's daughter, he hated "My Way," but had to sing it at every show when it became his signature song.
"Pink Cadillac" was a B-side for Bruce Springsteen in 1984, but after Aretha Franklin sang about pink Cadillacs on "Freeway Of Love" the following year, Natalie Cole covered the song and had a hit with it in 1988.
"Man On The Moon" by R.E.M. is about the comedian Andy Kaufman, who often seemed like he was from another planet.
The Stax legend on how he cooked up "Green Onions," the first time he and Otis Redding saw hippies, and if he'll ever play a digital organ.
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.
Based on criteria like girlfriend tension, stage mishaps and drummer turnover, these are the 10 bands most like Spinal Tap.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
"Dead Skunk" became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit - his latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.
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