"Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)" was written for Doris Day to sing in the Alfred Hitchcock movie The Man Who Knew Too Much.
Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" received more airplay during the 2000s than any other song in the UK.
One of the first hit songs used in a major marketing campaign was "Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones. Microsoft paid $3 million to use it in commercials for Windows '95.
Jimmy Webb was inspired to write "Up-Up and Away" by a balloon that his friend William F. Williams flew on promotions for radio station KMEN.
The chipper-sounding "MMMbop" by Hanson has a heavy lyrical theme, asking us to look at the big picture and value what is lasting in life: our support systems.
After OutKast sang "Shake it like a Polaroid picture," on "Hey Ya," Polaroid issued the statement, "Shaking or waving can actually damage the image."
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
The longtime Eagle talks about soaring back to his solo career, and what he learned about songwriting in the group.
Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz on where the term "new wave" originated, the story of "Naive Melody," and why they never recorded another cover song after "Take Me To The River."
We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?