"Fight The Power" was written for the Spike Lee movie Do The Right Thing. It opens the film and serves as the motif.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
Led Zeppelin never won a Grammy Award; Jimmy Page and Robert Plant earned their first trophies in 2000 for "Most High," a song they wrote together that explores the role of religion in society.
"Magic" was the first word to serve as both the title of a #1 hit (Olivia Newton-John's 1980 tune "Magic") and the name of an artist behind a chart-topping song (Magic!'s 2014 hit "Rude").
"Heaven Is A Place On Earth" writer Ellen Shipley got the idea for the song from a gas station greeting card that said "Heaven On Earth."
"Airplanes" by B.o.B was written by Lupe Fiasco, who recorded it but decided to pass.
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.
The 2011 Artist of the Year at the Dove Awards isn't your typical gospel diva, and she thinks that's a good thing.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
How Bing Crosby, Les Paul, a US Army Signal Corps Officer, and the Nazis helped shape rock and Roll.
He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
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