The Hall & Oates hit "Everything Your Heart Desires" has no rhymes.
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult wrote "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" after he was diagnosed with a heart condition and started thinking about his own mortality.
The Goo Goo Dolls got the title for their song "Iris" from a Country singer named Iris DeMent.
Good Charlotte's video for "Last Night" reconstructs the TV show "Family Double Dare," complete with host Marc Summers.
Irving Berlin said "God Bless America" was "not a patriotic song, but rather an expression of gratitude."
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
Fishbone has always enjoyed much more acclaim than popularity - Angelo might know why.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.
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