Dan Tyminski, the singer on Avicii's "Hey Brother" is the same guy who sang lead vocal on "A Man Of Constant Sorrow" in the movie O’ Brother, Where Art Thou.
The first release of "The Sound Of Silence" was acoustic, and went nowhere. It became Simon & Garfunkel's first hit when a producer at their label overdubbed it with electric instruments.
Calvin Harris' "Blame" was the first ever song to break ten million streams in a week on Spotify. The record was set during the seven days of September 8 to September 14 2014.
"True" by Spandau Ballet is about chief songwriter Gary Kemp's unrequited love for Altered Images singer and Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan.
Rod Stewart wrote "Maggie May" about the woman who deflowered him when he was 16.
There was only one Grammy ever given for Best Disco Recording. It went to "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor.
P.F. was a teenager writing hits and playing on tracks for Jan & Dean when he wrote a #1 hit that got him blackballed.
Did Eric Clapton really write "Cocaine" while on cocaine? This question and more in the Clapton edition of Fact or Fiction.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
When she released her first album in 1988, Tanita became a UK singing sensation at age 19. She talks about her darkly sensual voice and quirky songwriting style.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
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