"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
Ronnie Van Zant wrote the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic "Gimme Three Steps" after making the mistake of dancing with a girl whose boyfriend was in the bar and probably had a gun. He asked for a 3-step head start.
Stevie Wonder wrote the Rufus funk classic "Tell Me Something Good."
Elton John's "Crocodile Rock" borrows a bit from Don McLean's "American Pie." Both songs feature a Chevy, and are about young people who are heartbroken when their music "dies."
The "Jet City Woman" in the Queensrÿche song is Seattle.
When he met Delilah DiCrescenzo, Plain White T's lead singer Tom Higgenson told her he'd write a song about her, and came up with the first verse of "Hey There Delilah" on the spot.
Brenda talks about the inspiration that drove her to write hit songs like "Get Here" and "Piano in the Dark," and why a lack of formal music training can be a songwriter's best asset.
Have you got the smarts to know which of these graduation song stories are real?
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
Outrageously gifted and just plain outrageous, Millie is an R&B and Rap innovator.
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
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