The Goo Goo Dolls got the title for their song "Iris" from a Country singer named Iris DeMent.
R.E.M. got the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster.
When "When I Think of You" hit #1, Janet and Michael Jackson became the first siblings with chart topping solo hits in the United States.
Elton John's #1 hit "Island Girl" is about a prostitute.
Britney Spears was just 16 when her first single "Baby One More Time" was released. She quickly became a top search term on something called The Internet.
"Human" by The Killers was the most streamed song on Spotify in 2008, the year that the music streaming service was launched.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.
P.F. was a teenager writing hits and playing on tracks for Jan & Dean when he wrote a #1 hit that got him blackballed.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Chris Stein of Blondie shares photos and stories from his book about the New York City punk scene.
The 10 biggest "retirement tours" that didn't take.
Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner.
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