Vincent Price did the spooky narration on "Thriller." He was paid a flat fee of $20,000, turning down a percentage of the royalties that would have paid him far more.
Songwriter Wayne Carson wrote "Always On My Mind" in ten minutes at his kitchen table in Missouri.
Boston leader Tom Scholz went back to his job at Polaroid after releasing the group's debut album. When his co-workers kept coming by to tell him "More Than A Feeling" was playing on the radio, he knew it was time to quit his day job.
Teen Spirit was a kind of deodorant marketed to young girls. That's where Kurt Cobain got the title "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
Adele's "Hello" was the first song to sell over a million downloads in a week.
"Sing" was inspired by a girl that Ed Sheeran met in Las Vegas in the summer of 2013, when "one thing led to another and now she's kissing my mouth."
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.
The original voice of Snap! this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
Does he have beef with Gaga? Is he Sean Lennon's godfather? See if you can tell fact from fiction in the Elton John edition.
The Garbage drummer/songwriter produced the Nirvana album Nevermind, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish and Siamese Dream.
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