In the UK, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" returns to the chart every Halloween, a tradition started in 2007.
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.
Beyoncé married Jay-Z five months before releasing "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)," a song she sang in character as her alter-ego, Sasha Fierce.
Ed Sheeran's first single was "The A Team," a song about a drug-addicted prostitute.
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.
The Ricky Martin song "She Bangs" found new life when William Hung performed it so horribly on a 2004 episode of American Idol that it went viral.
What are the biggest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and Japanese titles?
Songs about drugs, revolution and greed that have been used in commercials for sneakers, jeans, fast food, cruises and cars.
When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?
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