The Australian band Jet took their name from the 1973 song of the same by Paul McCartney and Wings.
Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler wrote "Diamonds" for Rihanna in just 14 minutes.
There really is a Girl From Ipanema. Her name is Helo Pinheiro, and she would walk "Like a samba" past the bar the songwriters frequented, providing the inspiration.
"The Long and Winding Road" became The Beatles' last US #1 song on June 13, 1970.
Kenny Rogers starred in five "Gambler" TV movies based on his famous song.
One of the first hit songs used in a major marketing campaign was "Start Me Up" by The Rolling Stones. Microsoft paid $10 million to use it in commercials for Windows '95.
Songs about drugs, revolution and greed that have been used in commercials for sneakers, jeans, fast food, cruises and cars.
The original voice of Snap!, this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
On the "schizoid element" of his lyrics, and a famous line from "Everything Zen."
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.
Before he was the champ, Ali released an album called I Am The Greatest!, but his musical influence is best heard in the songs he inspired.
Was Justin the first to be Punk'd by Ashton Kutcher? Did Britney really blame him for her meltdown? Did his bandmates think he was gay?
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