The Goo Goo Dolls got the title for their song "Iris" from a Country singer named Iris DeMent.
Van Halen's first #1 hit was "Jump," an unusual song for the band because the lead instrument was synthesizer, not guitar.
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
"Kiss On My List" by Hall & Oates is actually an anti-love song - the kiss is just one item on a list, and by no means the best.
Steely Dan's engineer, Roger Nichols, built one of the first drum machines, which they used on "Hey Nineteen."
Ozzy Osbourne's "Shot In The Dark" is titled after a Pink Panther movie.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
A renowned guitarist and rock revivalist, Dave took "I Hear You Knocking" to the top of the UK charts and was the first to record Elvis Costello's "Girls Talk."
"25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs.
From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?
Ron Nevison explains in very clear terms the Quadrophenia concept and how Heart staged their resurgence after being dropped by their record company.
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