"Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds was the only US #1 single by a female act between July 1956 and February 1958.
Iggy Pop wrote "Lust For Life" with David Bowie, who came up with the music on a ukulele.
Will.I.am, literally dreamt up "I Gotta Feelin'." Said the Black Eyed Pea: "Have you ever had a dream where there's a melody in your dream? I'll wake up out of my sleep and record that! 'I Gotta Feelin' was one of those songs."
Don Johnson, who starred as Sonny Crockett in Miami Vice, had a #5 hit in 1986 with "Heartbeat."
Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
"Reasons" by Earth, Wind & Fire is a popular wedding song, but it's actually about a one-night stand.
The Stax legend on how he cooked up "Green Onions," the first time he and Otis Redding saw hippies, and if he'll ever play a digital organ.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
Oliver Leiber talks about writing and producing hits for Paula Abdul, and explains his complicated relationship with his father, the songwriter Jerry Leiber.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Shows like Dawson's Creek, Grey's Anatomy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer changed the way songs were heard on TV, and produced some hits in the process.
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
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