Angus Young created the distinctive opening guitar part for "Thuderstruck" by playing with all the strings taped up, except the B. He learned the studio trick from his older brother George Young, who was the rhythm guitarist for The Easybeats.
Roger Daltrey stutters the vocal on "My Generation" by The Who. The idea was to sound like a British kid on speed.
The song "Knock On Wood" was confusing to UK listeners because the saying there is "Touch Wood."
"Veronica" was inspired by Elvis Costello's grandmother, who suffered from Alzheimer's disease.
The most famous song to prominently feature a French horn is "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.
The New Year's Eve favorite "Auld Lang Syne" is a Scottish song that roughly translates to "Days Of Long Ago."
Rick Astley on "Never Gonna Give You Up," "Cry For Help," and his remarkable resurgence that gave him another #1 UK album.
Inspired by his dear friend, "Seasons in the Sun" paid for Terry's boat, which led him away from music and into a battle with Canadian paper mills.
John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal. She talks about her jug band beginnings and shares a Dylan story.
Brian has unearthed outtakes by Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Costello and hundreds of other artists for reissues. Here's how he does it.
Toto's keyboard player explains the true meaning of "Africa" and talks about working on the Thriller album.
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