"Take On Me" was just a minor hit in Norway until a new version was released with the iconic video, making it a global smash.
"Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds was the only US #1 single by a female act between July 1956 and February 1958.
"Oh Happy Day" was recorded in a church and sold to raise money for the choir. It's the only genuine gospel song to become a pop hit.
David Bowie's "Station to Station" is over 10 minutes long. Bowie was doing a lot of drugs at the time and later said, "I have only flashes of making it."
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Phil Rizzuto is the announcer on Meat Loaf's "Paradise By the Dashboard Light." Rizzuto used to broadcast games for his former team, the Yankees.
"Constant Craving" by k.d. lang deals with principles of Buddhism, including the cycles of birth and death.
The head of Drake's estate shares his insights on the late folk singer's life and music.
Established as a redoubtable singer-songwriter, the Men At Work frontman explains how religion, sobriety and Jack Nicholson play into his songwriting.
Dokken frontman Don Dokken explains what broke up the band at the height of their success in the late '80s, and talks about the botched surgery that paralyzed his right arm.
When he joined Guns N' Roses in 1990, Matt helped them craft an orchestral sound; his mezzo fortes and pianissimos are all over "November Rain."
Rudolf, Bob Dylan and the Singing Dogs all show up in this Fact or Fiction for seasonal favorites.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
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