When the Velvet Underground song "Heroin" got screechy, Maureen Tucker stopped drumming, figuring it would bust the take, but her bandmates kept going. You can hear it at the 5:20 mark.
The guy who wrote "Tell It To My Heart" owns a collection of famous baseballs, including the one that went through Bill Buckner's legs.
"Always On My Mind" was first recorded by Brenda Lee in 1971, then by Elvis in 1972. Willie Nelson's 1982 version was the big hit and won the Song of the Year Grammy.
When "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" climbed to #1 on the Hot 100, Katy Perry became the first woman to send five songs from one album to the top of the charts. The four previous chart-toppers from her Teenage Dream set were "California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," "Firework"; and, "E.T."
Geffen Records made history on June 27, 1994 when Aerosmith's "Head First" became the first major label song made available for exclusive digital download. Download speeds at the time were so slow it took around 75 minutes to download the track.
Running 7:58, Meat Loaf's "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)" is the longest-ever #1 hit.
Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.
Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.
The "How Country Feels" singer talks Skynyrd and songwriting.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.