The Spacehog song "In The Meantime" samples an obscure recording of telephone noise, which is used at the beginning of the song.
Stevie Ray Vaughan played lead guitar on the David Bowie song "Let's Dance."
Train's guitarist had to Google an instructional video to learn how to play the ukulele for "Hey Soul Sister."
Eminem sampled the song "Thank You" by the British singer Dido on his 2000 hit "Stan."
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
Sweet's hit "Ballroom Blitz" was inspired by an incident in 1973 when the band were performing in Scotland and driven offstage by a barrage of bottles.
Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
Beef with Bon Jovi? An unfortunate Spandex period? See if you can spot the true stories in this Metallica version of Fact or Fiction.
He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
Kooper produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, played with Dylan and the Stones, and formed BS&T.