At the end of AC/DC's "Night Prowler," you hear Bon Scott say, "Shazbot, Nanu Nunu." Those were Robin Williams' sayings on his TV show Mork & Mindy. Scott was a big fan.
"Love Is A Battlefield" was written as a ballad, but Pat Benatar's guitarist/husband turned it into an uptempo song.
Liz Phair sang backup on Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up The Sun."
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.
"Take On Me" was just a minor hit in Norway until a new version was released with the iconic video, making it a global smash.
Jack & Diane started off as an interracial couple; Mellencamp took race references out of the song at the request of his record company.
Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.
The flautist frontman talks about touring with Led Zeppelin, his contribution to "Hotel California", and how he may have done the first MTV Unplugged.
When a song describes a wedding, it's rarely something to celebrate - with one big exception.
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
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