The Mission: Impossible theme is in 5/4 time. Composer Lalo Schifrin joked that he did it so 5-legged aliens could dance to it.
Buddy Holly got the title for his hit song "That'll Be The Day" from a phrase John Wayne said in his movie "The Searchers.
Eminem sampled a song by Labi Siffre on "My Name Is." Siffre, a gay activist, made Em take out some gay humor in the lyric before allowing it.
"Heaven" by The Psychedelic Furs sounds upbeat, but is about an impending nuclear bombardment.
When Petula Clark reached #1 in the US with "Downtown" in 1965, she became the first female singer from England to hit #1 in the US during the Rock Era (after 1955).
Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was written by the keyboard player from Toto, who was working on the Thriller album.
How well do you know this shock-rock harbinger who's been publicly executed hundreds of times?
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.
The Doobies guitarist and lead singer, Tom wrote the classics "Listen To The Music," "Long Train Runnin'" and "China Grove."
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
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