"Babylon," in David Gray's song, refers to London, which was once known as the "modern-day Babylon."
Radiohead's "Harry Patch (In Memory Of)" is about the last surviving World War I veteran to fight in the trenches.
When "Theme From Shaft" won an Oscar, Isaac Hayes became the first African American to win in the "Best Song" category.
Teen Spirit was a kind of deodorant marketed to young girls. That's where Kurt Cobain got the title "Smells Like Teen Spirit."
Ronnie Spector nailed the vocal for The Ronettes song "(Walking) In the Rain" on the first take -- unheard of in the perfectionist producer Phil Spector's world.
Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
Dave reveals the inspiration for "Feelin' Alright" and explains how the first song he ever wrote became the biggest hit for his band Traffic.
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?
Producer Rupert Hine talks about crafting hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
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