Eddie Van Halen played the guitar solo on "Beat It" as a favor to Quincy Jones, who produced the album.
The first rapper with a #1 hit was Vanilla Ice with "Ice Ice Baby" in 1990.
Public Enemy didn't appreciate the Bobby McFerrin hit 'Don't Worry, Be Happy." in "Fight The Power," Chuck D raps, "damn if I say it you can slap me right here."
Mariah Carey's "My All" is about her affair with New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
"Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO was only the second #1 hit on the Hot 100 with "Party" in the title. The first was Lesley Gore's "It's My Party."
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Evelyn McDonnell, editor of the book Women Who Rock, on why the Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan.
When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
In her days with The Runaways, Joan Jett saw The Arrows perform "I Love Rock And Roll," which Alan Merrill co-wrote - that story and much more from this glam rock pioneer.
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