Brian Wilson played Barenaked Ladies "Brian Wilson" at some of his concerts. He was "honored" by the song.
Irving Berlin said "God Bless America" was "not a patriotic song, but rather an expression of gratitude."
A live stripped down version of "Flying Without Wings" was the first ever #1 on the Official UK Download Chart. It was recorded in May 1994 at The Globe, Stockholm.
"On The Floor" by Jennifer Lopez samples the 1989 song "Lambada," which you might remember is about "The Forbidden Dance."
The 1979 song "Life During Wartime" by Talking Heads deals with how technology could be exploited to take down the framework of society and enable government surveillance.
The Hollies hit "The Air That I Breathe" was written in part as a reaction to the smog in Los Angeles.
"Come On Eileen" was a colossal '80s hit, but the band - far more appreciated in their native UK than stateside - released just three albums before their split. Now, Dexys is back.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
Chris Stein of Blondie shares photos and stories from his book about the New York City punk scene.
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."
When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
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