MC Skat Kat was created for the remix of "Opposites Attract," which was released as the last single from her Forever Your Girl album. The team that created the Kat also did a-ha's "Take On Me" video.
Otis Day And The Knights, the fictional band created to perform "Shout" in the movie Animal House, became a real band, performing the song at colleges and other venues.
Jean-Claude Van Damme was an extra in the video for Ollie & Jerry's “Breakin'... There's No Stopping Us” and he can be seen at point dancing in the background.
"Surf City" was recorded by Jan & Dean, but written by Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys. It was the first #1 hit Wilson wrote.
In The Beatles "When I'm 64," Paul McCartney asks a woman if she'll still be there for him when he's 64. In 2006, he got his answer when shortly before his 64th birthday, he and Heather Mills separated.
"Just Dance" was Lady Gaga's first hit, and it also brought the techno-synth sound that had been popular in Europe for the previous decade to the United States.
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
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