Bruce Springsteen's "Streets Of Philadelphia" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1994, beating out Neil Young's "Philadelphia," which was also written for the movie Philadelphia.
Mike Nesmith wrote Linda Ronstadt's first hit, "Different Drum," before he joined The Monkees. He played an intentionally bad version of it on the show.
The Ben Folds Five song "Brick" is about a difficult time when Folds' girlfriend got an abortion.
A live stripped down version of "Flying Without Wings" was the first ever #1 on the Official UK Download Chart. It was recorded in May 1994 at The Globe, Stockholm.
Al Green's "Take Me to the River" describes a baptism. Two years later, he became a reverend.
At 9:57 Dabid Bowie's "Blackstar" is the longest song ever to reach the Hot 100.
Doors expert Jim Cherry, author of The Doors Examined, talks about some of their defining songs and exposes some Jim Morrison myths.
When he was playing Ozzfest with Black Label Society, a kid told Zakk he was the best Ozzy guitarist - Zakk had to correct him.
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
Daryl Hall's TV show is a hit, and he's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - only one of these developments excites him.
Do you remember the first time you heard "email" in a song? How about "hater" or "Facebook"? Here are the songs where they first showed up.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
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