Van Halen's first #1 hit was "Jump," an unusual song for the band because the lead instrument was synthesizer, not guitar.
U2's "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" from Batman Forever was nominated for both a Golden Globe for Best Original Song and a Razzie for Worst Original Song.
"The House Of The Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, either about a brothel or a prison.
Australian singer-songwriter Sia Furler wrote "Diamonds" for Rihanna in just 14 minutes.
With a message of acceptance and inclusivity, "True Colors" became a gay rights anthem. Cyndi Lauper help form an organization called True Colors United to help support LGBTQ youth.
Lucinda Williams wrote and recorded "Passionate Kisses" 4 years before it was a hit for Mary Chapin Carpenter.
Roger tells the stories behind some of his biggest hits, including "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home" and "The Logical Song."
Can you name Def Leppard's only #1 hit in America? Get rocked with this adrenalized quiz.
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound.
The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
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