Elton John didn't win a Grammy until 1986, when he got one for singing on "That's What Friends Are For."
Jon Bon Jovi earned his first movie credit - Young Guns II - by writing "Blaze Of Glory" for the film.
There are no actual drums on "We Will Rock You," just lots of foot stomping.
"Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO was only the second #1 hit on the Hot 100 with "Party" in the title. The first was Lesley Gore's "It's My Party."
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
"Baby Got Back" isn't just a booty song: it's about "Lack of acceptance by Hollywood of the African-American body."
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.
What's the deal with "Summer of '69"? Bryan explains what the song is really about, and shares more of his songwriting insights.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
Kevin Godley talks about directing classic videos for The Police, U2 and Duran Duran, and discusses song and videos he made with 10cc and Godley & Creme.
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