Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" was inspired by the tribes that came together at New York dance clubs.
Alicia Keys, Elton John, Fergie, and Rihanna all sang on "All of the Lights" by Kanye West.
The song title "Cake By The Ocean" originated from DNCE's Swedish producers using the wrong name for the drink "Sex on the Beach."
When Metallica performed in China in 2013, they were not allowed to play "Master of Puppets."
Fall Out Boy's "The Phoenix" samples the classical work "Allegro Non Troppo," which was composed by Dmitri Shostakovich in 1941. Vocalist Patrick Stump was inspired by "the creepiness" of the strings.
Glenn Frey of the Eagles played a bad guy in a 1985 episode of Miami Vice based on his song "Smuggler's Blues."
Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
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."
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.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?
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