"Ain't No Sunshine" by Bill Withers was inspired by the Jack Lemmon movie Days of Wine and Roses.
"Lady Marmalade" is the only song to hit #1 twice in both the UK and US.
In the UK, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" returns to the chart every Halloween, a tradition started in 2007.
A roadie for the Allman Brothers came up with the line "The road goes on forever" for "Midnight Rider," and got a songwriting credit for his contribution.
The Bangles song "Eternal Flame" was inspired by a display at Graceland that honored Elvis Presley.
"I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) " borrows four bars from Notorious B.I.G's "The World Is Filled." Jay-Z and Biggie Smalls attended Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn, New York at the same time.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."
The Yardbirds drummer explains how they created their sound and talks about working with their famous guitarists.
Elvis, Little Richard and Cheryl Cole have all sung about Teddy Bears, but there is also a terrifying Teddy song from 1932 and a touching trucker Teddy tune from 1976.
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound.
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