Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" was the first #1 hit created entirely in Pro Tools.
Songwriter Wayne Carson wrote "Always On My Mind" in ten minutes at his kitchen table in Missouri.
"Teardrop" by Massive Attack has vocals by Elizabeth Fraser of The Cocteau Twins, who wrote the lyric after learning that Jeff Buckley had died.
In the UK, the first #1 hit with a rap was "Candy Girl" by the American boy band New Edition in 1983.
"Walking In Memphis" isn't so much about Memphis, as it is The Hollywood Cafe in Mississippi, where Marc Cohn encountered an old woman named Murial playing piano.
Grazing In The Grass by The Friends Of Distinction was the first big hit to use the phrase "dig it" in the lyric.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
Did Eric Clapton really steal George's wife? What's the George Harrison-Monty Python connection? Set the record straight with our Fact or Fiction quiz.
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.
"Mr. Jones" took on new meaning when the song about a misguided view of fame made Adam famous.
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