Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on September 30, 1973. A few weeks later, his song "Time In A Bottle" hit #1.
The Nicolette Larson hit "Lotta Love" was written by Neil Young, who recorded a very different version of the song.
Don McLean's "American Pie" starts in mono and gradually goes to stereo. It isn't full stereo until the end of the song, which is over 8 minutes long.
Ed Sheeran thought he wrote the x track "Photograph" on 6th Street in Denver, so he got a tattoo saying 6 ST. But when he returned it turned out the street was actually 6th Avenue.
Tim McGraw recorded "Live Like You Were Dying" just two weeks after his own father passed away.
The Isley Brother's song, "Contagious," peaked at #19 on the Billboard Hot 100. This meant that the band of brothers became the first group to score a Top 50 hit in six consecutive decades on the chart.
When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
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.
The ladies who ruled the '90s in this quiz.
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
Michelle Branch talks about "Everywhere," "The Game Of Love," and her run-in with a Christian broadcasting network.
Oliver Leiber talks about writing and producing hits for Paula Abdul, and explains his complicated relationship with his father, the songwriter Jerry Leiber.
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