The Four Tops' "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" was written by the Motown team of Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland. The phrase "Sugar pie, honey bunch" was something Dozier's grandfather used to say when he was a kid.
"Kashmir" is the only Led Zeppelin song to use outside musicians, as it needed strings and horns.
Dr. Luke and Max Martin originally wrote Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" with Pink in mind but she turned it down.
Radiohead's "Paraonid Android" was written after a confrontation in a Los Angeles bar with an irate woman.
Bruce Springsteen originally wrote "Hungry Heart" for The Ramones, but decided to keep it for himself on the advice of his producer and manager, Jon Landau.
Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" was the first #1 hit created entirely in Pro Tools.
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
Dokken frontman Don Dokken explains what broke up the band at the height of their success in the late '80s, and talks about the botched surgery that paralyzed his right arm.
The longtime bassist of Earth, Wind & Fire discusses how his band came to do a holiday album, and offers insight into some of the greatest dance/soul tunes of all-time.
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."
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