Producer Bob Ezrin convinced Pink Floyd to put a disco beat and children's chorus on "Another Brick In The Wall (part II)," which started out as a short interstitial for their album The Wall.
Movie director Michel Gondry played live drums on the Late Registration track, "Diamonds From Sierra Leone." The Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind filmmaker happened to be in the studio on a day when producer Jon Brion was setting up a drum kit
According to Frank Sinatra's daughter, he hated "My Way," but had to sing it at every show when it became his signature song.
Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl" was written by Oliver Leiber, who despite being the son of Jerry Leiber from Leiber & Stoller, was an unknown songwriter.
Shaggy wrote his swaggering hit "Boombastic" after learning what "shag" means in the UK.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
Long before she was judging contestants on American Idol, Oliver was producing Paula Abdul. Here's how he helped turn this unknown choreographer into a star.
Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai were two of Graham's co-writers for some '80s rock classics.
The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.
Joe talks about the challenges of of making a Duke Ellington tribute album, and tells the stories behind some of his hits.
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