Janet Jackson's "Alright" video features Cab Calloway and Cyd Charisse, stars of musicals she loved as a kid.
Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
"Your Time Is Gonna Come" became the first Led Zeppelin song to be covered when Sandie Shaw recorded it in 1969.
"Ghosttown" was Madonna's 45th chart-topper on the Dance Club Songs chart, breaking the record for the most #1s an artist has tallied on a single Billboard chart.
Jessie J had a lyric from her song "Who You Are" tattooed on her hip:
"The Best" by Tina Turner was originally recorded by Bonnie Tyler; Turner's hit version added a bridge and a saxophone solo by Edgar Winter.
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
Waters tells the "Gypsy Woman" story, shares some of her songwriting insights, and explains how Dennis Rodman ended up on one of her songs.
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