The Hollies hit "The Air That I Breathe" was written in part as a reaction to the smog in Los Angeles.
The inspiration for Gordon Lightfoot's "Sundown" came from the songwriter worrying about his girlfriend, who was out at bars all day while he was at home penning songs.
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.
Kenny Rogers starred in five "Gambler" TV movies based on his famous song.
"(I've Had) The Time of My Life" was a huge hit from the movie Dirty Dancing. It was used in the climactic dance scene at the end, which was actually the first scene shot for the movie.
It really was so easy for Linda Ronstadt to score a hit with her Buddy Holly cover of "It's So Easy." She would sometimes change the lyric to: "It's so easy to have a hit, all you have to do is recycle it."
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have some rather unusual song titles - see if you can spot the real ones.
Director Mark Pellington on Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," and music videos he made for U2, Jon Bon Jovi and Imagine Dragons.
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
The longtime Eagle talks about soaring back to his solo career, and what he learned about songwriting in the group.
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