"Hunger Strike" by Temple of the Dog features Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder, and was Vedder's first music video.
Bruce Springsteen originally wrote "Hungry Heart" for The Ramones, but decided to keep it for himself on the advice of his producer and manager, Jon Landau.
"Instant Karma" is one of John Lennon's most hopeful songs, written and recorded in one day at a time when he felt people were pulling together in a positive direction.
"Stay" by Shakespears Sister is based on a 1953 B-movie called Cat-Women Of The Moon.
Thirty years after Jimi Hendrix played "Fire" at Woodstock, Red Hot Chili Peppers played it at Woodstock '99, but this time the unruly crowd actually set fires and looted.
16-tear-old Lorde wrote the lyrics to "Royals" at home in just half an hour. She was inspired by the "ridiculous, unrelatable, unattainable opulence" that runs through such albums as Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne and Lana Del Rey's Born To Die.
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
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.
David talks about videos he made for Prince, Alabama, Big & Rich, Sheryl Crow, DMB, Melissa Etheridge and Sisters of Mercy.
Dave reveals the inspiration for "Feelin' Alright" and explains how the first song he ever wrote became the biggest hit for his band Traffic.
The first of Billy's five #1 hits was the song that propelled Madonna to stardom. You'd think that would get you a backstage pass, wouldn't you?
The last week of December 1963 "I Want To Hold Your Hand" was at #1...
In 1964 it was "I Feel Fine"...
And in 1968 "Hey Jude" was at #1...
Then in 1969 they missed by one week; Elvis' "Suspicious Minds" was #1 during the last week of December that year ("Something" was #1 the week before)...
The Beatles disbanded in 1970 but during the last week of December 1972 "Imagine" by John Lennon was #1...
R.I.P. to John, George, and Elvis.
But one thing I'd like to add... regarding the "whisper intro".... I believe it sounds like Lennon stating "You Noddin' Off?" in his thick northern accent
The harmonies here are amazing, they are what makes the track really stand out.
its's just gives off a "no worries in the whole world" type of attitude and makes you think everything is right in the world; a very good song for a hot summer day as well
one of their best singles imo, the simplicity is what makes it awesome, john lennon rocks
I'm in love with her and I feel fine"
Says the song "In trance" of The Scorpions
copies in it's first week on sale.
hear mumbling...it's chatter from the control room.
But it's very faint, and it was John who accidently got feedback when the guitar got too close to the amp. But Paul did it on his bass for the song.
I remeber back in 1965 one of my friends older sisters saying the Beatles had a new song out and that was the name. I heard it that Day (Saturday)on American Bandstand. I was instantly hooked by the hook. When I hear it I'm instantly 10 again it's 1965 and all is good with the world. The "good old days".