Carla Thomas became the first woman to achieve a Top 10 hit on the Hot 100 with a song she wrote herself when "Gee Whiz (Look At His Eyes)" reached the chart's top tier in 1961. Thomas was just 16-years-old when she penned it.
The love is growing in the '70s hit "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" because rosemary is the name of an herb.
Lil Wayne does an unlikely rap in a remix of the Joe Jonas song "Just In Love." The pair met at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
Kesha's 2017 track "Woman" was the first song titled "Woman" sung by a woman to reach the Hot 100. The prior "Woman" singles to reach the chart were all recorded by male acts.
"Mrs Robinson" was originally called "Mrs Roosevelt," most likely after First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. It became "Mrs Robinson" when it was considered for use in the film The Graduate.
It took John Fogerty just 20 minutes to write "Fortunate Son" for Creedence Clearwater Revival's Willy And The Poorboys album..
Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
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