In 1997, the Pope quoted the Bob Dylan song "Blowin' In The Wind."
Hozier recorded his vocals for "Take Me To Church" in his attic at 3 a.m. one January morning in 2013
The first popular song to use the phrase "Heavy Metal" was "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf, which was featured in the movie Easy Rider.
"Always On My Mind" was first recorded by Brenda Lee in 1971, then by Elvis in 1972. Willie Nelson's 1982 version was the big hit and won the Song of the Year Grammy.
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was the best-selling song of the 2000s in the US.
"Baby Got Back" isn't just a booty song: it's about "Lack of acceptance by Hollywood of the African-American body."
Mike is lead guitarist with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and co-writer of classic songs like "Boys Of Summer," "Refugee" and "The Heart Of The Matter."
When he was playing Ozzfest with Black Label Society, a kid told Zakk he was the best Ozzy guitarist - Zakk had to correct him.
Songs where something goes horribly wrong (literally or metaphorically), and help is needed right away.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
Despite her reticent personality, Adele's life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.
The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."
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