Dido helped shut down a Neo-Nazi Web site after learning it was using "White Flag" to promote its hateful messages. Owners of the site had misinterpreted the track as racist and thought they represented their white supremacy views.
Richard Marx' debut single "Don't Mean Nothing" features Joe Walsh on guitar.
The most famous song to prominently feature a French horn is "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.
"Centerfield" was the first song enshrined in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
Katherine Heigl played Josh Kelley's love interest in the video for his 2005 song "Only You." They met on the shoot, became a real-life couple, and got married two years later. That's good casting!
"The Way We Were" was the first of five Hot 100 #1 singles recorded by Barbra Streisand. She is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy as well as record a #1 single and album.
With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.
Fagen talks about how the Steely Dan songwriting strategy has changed over the years, and explains why you don't hear many covers of their songs.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
Rock Stars - especially those in the metal realm - are often enlisted for horror movies. See if you know can match the rocker to the role.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
When she released her first album in 1988, Tanita became a UK singing sensation at age 19. She talks about her darkly sensual voice and quirky songwriting style.
A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs
©2020 Songfacts®, LLC