Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand The Rain" originated from a comment made by the singer to her husband, Don Bryant, when they were preparing to head out to a blues show and it began tipping down with rain.
Elton John didn't win a Grammy until 1986, when he got one for singing on "That's What Friends Are For."
After OutKast sang "Shake it like a Polaroid picture," on "Hey Ya," Polaroid issued the statement, "Shaking or waving can actually damage the image."
The song "Without You," a hit for Nilsson in 1972 and Mariah Carey in 1994, was written and originally recorded by Badfinger in 1970.
Running 7:58, Meat Loaf's "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)" is the longest-ever #1 hit.
Adele's "Hello" was the first song to sell over a million downloads in a week.
He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."
Evelyn McDonnell, editor of the book Women Who Rock, on why the Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan.
Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.
Chris Stein of Blondie shares photos and stories from his book about the New York City punk scene.
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