Bob Dylan's four handwritten pages containing the original draft of "Like a Rolling Stone" fetched over $2m at Sothebys New York in June 2014 setting a price record for a popular music manuscript.
Elvis Presley's "A Little Less Conversation" was just a minor hit when it was released in 1968, but a 2002 remix made the song a global smash, taking it to #1 in a number of countries, including Australia and the UK.
"I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls ends with an alien abduction.
Sting wrote "Every Breath You Take" at the same desk in Jamaica as where Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels.
"Airplanes" by B.o.B was written by Lupe Fiasco, who recorded it but decided to pass.
"Zoot Suit Riot" isn't just a Cherry Poppin' Daddies song - they were real riots in Los Angeles in 1943 that inspired the lyrics.
The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn't your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that's a good thing.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?
The rock revolutionist on songwriting, quitting smoking, and what she thinks of Rush Limbaugh using her song.
If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.
Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better.
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