"Stay" by Lisa Loeb was the first #1 hit by an unsigned artist. Ethan Hawke got it in the movie Reality Bites.
"Brad Paisley's "River Bank" was inspired by his childhood growing up 500 yards from the Ohio River.
"London Calling" by The Clash was written amid widespread fears that the Thames River was going to flood the city.
"Who Let The Dogs Out" won a Grammy. It took the award for Best Dance Recording in 2000.
"Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson was 2015's best-selling single in both the U.S. and U.K.
The song title "Cake By The Ocean" originated from DNCE's Swedish producers using the wrong name for the drink "Sex on the Beach."
Waters tells the "Gypsy Woman" story, shares some of her songwriting insights, and explains how Dennis Rodman ended up on one of her songs.
The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.
The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.
Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.
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