If what you get equals what you give away, you might as well give it all away. That's the concept behind "Give It Away" by Red Hot Chili Peppers.
There was only one Grammy ever given for Best Disco Recording. It went to "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor.
Avril Lavigne has a perfume named after her song "Black Star." It smells much better than her Sk8er Boi scent, which reeks of Axe body spray and road grime.
Eric Clapton's only Hot 100 #1, either solo or with one of his many bands, was his cover of Bob Marley's "I Shot The Sheriff."
The Exorcist theme music is a portion of "Tubular Bells," a 25-minute song released by 19-year-old Mike Oldfield.
The kid in Madonna's "Open Your Heart" video became a successful songwriter. His songs include Amy Winehouse's "You Sent Me Flying" and James Blunt's "1973."
A selection of songs made to be terrible - some clearly achieved that goal.
Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
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