Stevie Ray Vaughan played lead guitar on the David Bowie song "Let's Dance."
The first single from the Thriller album was "The Girl Is Mine," chosen over "Billie Jean" and "Beat It" because it was a duet with Paul McCartney and thus guaranteed airplay.
The voice is that says "here we go" in the AJR song "Bang!" belongs to Charlie Pellett, the announcer on the New York City subway ("stand clear of the closing doors, please").
David Bowie's "Let's Dance" is about more than just dancing. It's about dishonesty, particularly when we mask our true feelings.
Snap! was two German producers. When they needed a rapper, they found one on the American army base there and had him rap on "The Power."
Billy Joel's "My Life" was used as the theme song to the 1980 TV show Bosom Buddies, which starred a young Tom Hanks as a guy who lives in a hotel for women by dressing up as a girl.
Daniel Lanois on his album Heavy Sun, and the inside stories of songs he produced for U2, Peter Gabriel, and Bob Dylan.
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?
The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.
The former Dead Kennedys frontman on the past, present and future of the band, what music makes us "pliant and stupid," and what he learned from Alice Cooper.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
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