"(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay," released a month after Otis Redding died, was the first song to hit #1 in America after the artist died.
The French part in Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" translates to: "I want your love and I want your revenge."
The first rap song to make the Hot 100 was "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang in 1979. At the time, many considered rap a fad that would soon pass.
According to Frank Sinatra's daughter, he hated "My Way," but had to sing it at every show when it became his signature song.
Neil Young later apologized for "Southern Man," calling it "accusatory and condescending" in its portrayal of the American South.
Robert Plant's "Heaven Knows" is a satirical look at the '80s, when style seemed to trump substance.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
Just like Darrin was replaced on Bewitched, groups have swapped out original members, hoping we wouldn't notice.
Inspired by his dear friend, "Seasons in the Sun" paid for Terry's boat, which led him away from music and into a battle with Canadian paper mills.
Was "Pearl" Eddie Vedder's grandmother, and did she really make a hallucinogenic jam? Did Journey have a contest to name the group? And what does KISS stand for anyway?
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