The Lady Gaga/Beyoncé collaboration "Telephone" isn't just about turning down an unwanted caller, it's an analog for how Gaga was feeling overwhelmed, like a phone was always ringing in her head.
"Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)" was written about the then Premier of Queensland, Joh Bjelke-Petersen. His political shenanigans were observed by the band during their first tour of Australia.
A 1989 track by Kenny G, "Going Home," is the unofficial national closing song in China. The tune is played at the end of train rides, the end of school days, and when malls are about to close.
In 1939, a polka craze swept America thanks to "Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)."
"She Loves You" by The Beatles was the song that convinced Ozzy Osbourne to make music his life. The Beatles were a big influence on him because they were also poor kids from a small town in England.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" is the only song Bob Dylan wrote that became a #1 hit on the Hot 100.
Guitarist Tony Iommi on the "Iron Man" riff, the definitive Black Sabbath song, and how Ozzy and Dio compared as songwriters.
Prince is shrouded in mystery, making him an excellent candidate for Fact or Fiction. Is he really a Scientologist? Does he own an exotic animal?
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
From "Some Day My Prince Will Come" to "Let It Go" - how Disney princess songs (and the women who sing them) have evolved.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
Queen, Phish and The Stones are among our picks for the best band logos. Here are their histories and a design analysis from an expert.
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