Neil Young later apologized for "Southern Man," calling it "accusatory and condescending" in its portrayal of the American South.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
In the song "God," Tori Amos makes the point that if there's God, there must also be a Goddess because there are no male-only species.
"Criminal" is Fiona Apple's only chart hit. Royalties from it allow her to make music on her terms, releasing albums several years apart.
Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was written by the keyboard player from Toto, who was working on the Thriller album.
45% of the royalties for "Somebody That I Used To Know" go to the estate of the Brazilian classical guitarist Luiz Bonfá, whose song "Seville" Gotye sampled.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?
As Procol Harum's lyricist, Keith wrote the words to "A Whiter Shade Of Pale." We delve into that song and find out how you can form a band when you don't sing or play an instrument.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
Franti tells the story behind his hit "Say Hey (I Love You)" and explains why yoga is an integral part of his lifestyle and his Soulshine tour.
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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