When the Velvet Underground song "Heroin" got screechy, Maureen Tucker stopped drumming, figuring it would bust the take, but her bandmates kept going. You can hear it at the 5:20 mark.
Mariah Carey's "My All" is about her affair with New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
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."
The moans of pleasure in the Guns N' Roses song "Rocket Queen" are authentic.
A perfume called Wonderstruck was named after a line in Taylor Swift's song "Enchanted": "I'm wonderstruck, blushing all the way home."
Chris Rock appears on the Kanye West track "Blame Game."
Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.
Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. That was Jay Dubin, and he has a lot to say on the subject.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
Fishbone has always enjoyed much more acclaim than popularity - Angelo might know why.
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.
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