"Airplanes" by B.o.B was written by Lupe Fiasco, who recorded it but decided to pass.
"Open Arms" was a pioneering power ballad. Stadium Rock bands like Journey shied away from slow songs, but when they reluctantly agreed to record this song, it became their biggest hit.
"Cum On Feel The Noise" was originally recorded by the British glam band Slade in 1973. Quiet Riot had their first hit with the song when they recorded it in 1983.
Britney Spears was just 16 when her first single "Baby One More Time" was released. She quickly became a top search term on something called The Internet.
Carly Simon wrote "Anticipation" while waiting for her first date with Cat Stevens.
Sting wrote "Every Breath You Take" at the same desk in Jamaica as where Ian Fleming wrote his James Bond novels.
Since his debut single "I'm On Fire" in 1975, Dwight has been providing Spinal-Tap moments and misadventure.
Do you remember the first time you heard "email" in a song? How about "hater" or "Facebook"? Here are the songs where they first showed up.
How well do you know the 007 theme songs?
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.
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