David Bowie's "Station to Station" is over 10 minutes long. Bowie was doing a lot of drugs at the time and later said, "I have only flashes of making it."
"Zoot Suit Riot" isn't just a Cherry Poppin' Daddies song - they were real riots in Los Angeles in 1943 that inspired the lyrics.
The Kenny G instrumental "Songbird" owes much of its success to VH1, which launched a year earlier and played the video to death.
The James Blunt song "You're Beautiful" is not romantic: it's a about a creepy subway encounter with an ex.
In 2010, the biggest-selling song in the UK was "Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem.
The EMF song "Unbelievable" samples the raunchy comic Andrew Dice Clay saying, "What the f--k was that!"
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.
There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994.
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
Zac tells the story of Hanson's massive hit "MMMbop," and talks about how brotherly bonds effect their music.
Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.