"Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds was the only US #1 single by a female act between July 1956 and February 1958.
Ellie Goulding's hit song "Lights" is about her fear of the dark, which forces the singer to sleep with the lights on.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
Radiohead's "Paraonid Android" was written after a confrontation in a Los Angeles bar with an irate woman.
R.E.M. got the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster.
Michael Jackson became the first artist in history to score Top 10 hits in five consecutive decades on the Hot 100 when "Love Never Felt So Good" landed at #9 on the chart dated May 31, 2014.
Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Not much, really.
The writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
A founding member of the band War, Harold gives a first-person account of one of the most important periods in music history.
Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
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