Janet Jackson's "Alright" video features Cab Calloway and Cyd Charisse, stars of musicals she loved as a kid.
The Information Society hit "What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)" samples the voice of Leonard Nimoy (Spock) from an episode of Star Trek.
"I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls ends with an alien abduction.
Diane Warren originally wrote Aerosmith's hit tune "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" for Celine Dion.
"Paper Planes" was inspired by M.I.A.'s hassles trying to get a visa to enter America.
"Human" by The Killers was the most streamed song on Spotify in 2008, the year that the music streaming service was launched.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
Is "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" about Vietnam? Was John Fogerty really born on a Bayou? It's the CCR edition of Fact or Fiction.
The Kiss rocker covers a lot of ground in this interview, including why there are no Kiss collaborations, and why the Rock Hall has "become a sham."
The original voice of Snap!, this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs
©2020 Songfacts®, LLC