Katy Perry co-wrote Iggy Azalea's hit single "Black Widow." Perry was originally going to sing on the track, but she couldn't fit it into her schedule, so Rita Ora provided the sung vocals instead.
"Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson was 2015's best-selling single in both the U.S. and U.K.
"Nobody Does It Better" by Carly Simon was used in the film The Spy Who Loved Me. It was the first James Bond song not named after the movie.
"Tush" doesn't have to refer to anatomy, according to ZZ Top. It's a word that also means "lavish."
Eric Clapton wrote "Wonderful Tonight" while waiting for his girlfriend, Pattie Boyd, to get ready for a night out. By the time she was ready, he had written the song.
Chris Rock appears on the Kanye West track "Blame Game."
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.
The in-depth discussion about the making of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley, who played Jesus in the 1973 film.
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
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