Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
Demi Lovato recorded a Spanish version of her song "Skyscraper," but she doesn't speak Spanish. She performed it on a Latin music awards show with help from a teleprompter.
"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.
The Ben Folds Five song "Brick" is about a difficult time when Folds' girlfriend got an abortion.
Otis Redding often ad-libbed vocals at the end of songs, but for "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" he just whistled instead - it became the most famous whistling in song history.
The Austin Powers theme is "Soul Bossa Nova," written by Quincy Jones in 1962 - the same year the first James Bond movie was released.
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
Did Eric Clapton really write "Cocaine" while on cocaine? This question and more in the Clapton edition of Fact or Fiction.
Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.
Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
Joe talks about the challenges of of making a Duke Ellington tribute album, and tells the stories behind some of his hits.
He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."
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