Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
Wesley Snipes played the rival gang leader in Michael Jackson's "Bad" video.
The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
"Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" by Aerosmith was inspired by Vince Neil from Motley Crue.
Scott Stapp of Creed wrote "With Arms Wide Open" when he found out he was going to be a dad. He named his son Jagger.
Village People lead singer Victor Willis, who co-wrote "Y.M.C.A.," insists it isn't a gay song - it's about hanging out with your buddies.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
Wes Edwards takes us behind the scenes of videos he shot for Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley and Chase Bryant. The train was real - the airplane was not.
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
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.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
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