When Metallica performed in China in 2013, they were not allowed to play "Master of Puppets."
"November Rain" by Guns N' Roses has a literary influence: The lyric is based on a story called Without You by Del James.
Public Enemy didn't appreciate the Bobby McFerrin hit 'Don't Worry, Be Happy." in "Fight The Power," Chuck D raps, "damn if I say it you can slap me right here."
"One Way Or Another" is based on a stalker who creeped out Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry.
Vegetarian Fred Schneider of the B-52's got the idea for "Rock Lobster" at an Atlanta disco when a projector displayed images of lobsters on a grill.
An Allen Ginsberg line from his poem Howl inspired "Machinehead" by Bush: "Machine says I saw the best minds of my generation."
Chris Stein of Blondie shares photos and stories from his book about the New York City punk scene.
John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.
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.
Rupert crafted hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
Despite her reticent personality, Adele's life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal. She talks about her jug band beginnings and shares a Dylan story.