Dierks Bentley's "5-1-5-0" was the first ever all-numerical titled #1 in the Country chart's history.
"Girl Crush" by Little Big Town came from the hashtag #girlcrush, which its co-writer, Lori McKenna, spotted on Instagram.
Elton John's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin wrote the original lyrics for Starship's "We Built This City." It was the first Hot 100 Top 10 hit Taupin wrote without John.
Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was written by the keyboard player from Toto, who was working on the Thriller album.
"Oh Happy Day" was recorded in a church and sold to raise money for the choir. It's the only genuine gospel song to become a pop hit.
Lorde was 16 years and 11 months old when "Royals" topped the Hot 100. In doing so she became the youngest ever solo artist to write and perform a #1 hit.
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
Elvis, Little Richard and Cheryl Cole have all sung about Teddy Bears, but there is also a terrifying Teddy song from 1932 and a touching trucker Teddy tune from 1976.
Danny played guitar on Sweet Baby James, Tapestry, and Running On Empty. He also co-wrote many hit songs, including "Dirty Laundry," "Sunset Grill" and "Tender Is The Night."
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
Mike Rutherford talks about the "Silent Running" storyline and "Land Of Confusion" in the age of Trump.
When a song describes a wedding, it's rarely something to celebrate - with one big exception.
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