The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."
Hozier recorded his vocals for "Take Me To Church" in his attic at 3 a.m. one January morning in 2013
The "electrical bananas" in the Donovan song "Mellow Yellow" were vibrators.
An unexpected guest vocal: Marianne Faithfull on the Metallica song "The Memory Remains." A star in the '60s, this collaboration helped revive her career.
The song "Grease," sung by Frankie Valli in the 1978 movie, was written by Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees.
Elvis Presley' first #1 on any chart was "I Forgot To Remember To Forget." It arrived at the top of the country tally on February 25, 1956 and stayed there for two weeks.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
One of the most dynamic bass player/songwriters of his time, Chris is the only member of Yes who has been with the band since they formed in 1968.
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
Did Al play on a Beach Boys record? Did he have beef with George Lucas and Coolio? See if you can spot weird but true stories.
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