Richard Harris, who played Professor Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter movies, had a hit in 1968 with "MacArthur Park."
The Four Seasons' "Walk Like a Man" was the first Hot 100 #1 hit to feature a simile in its title.
The Matchbox Twenty song "3 AM" is about the difficult times lead singer Rob Thomas spent caring for his mother, who had cancer.
R.E.M. got the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster.
Elton John's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin wrote the original lyrics for Starship's "We Built This City." It was the first Hot 100 Top 10 hit Taupin wrote without John.
Devo got the idea for their "Whip It" video from an article about a guy who owned a dude ranch and charged people to watch him remove his wife's clothes with a bullwhip.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
John Lennon, Paul Simon and Lynyrd Skynyrd are some of the artists who have written revenge songs. Do you know who they wrote them about?
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn't your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that's a good thing.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
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