Andre 3000 played all the instruments on Outkast's "Hey Ya" except bass. Aaron Mills from Cameo played that.
The very American song "What Made Milwaukee Famous" was never a big hit in the US, but Rod Stewart made it famous in the UK.
The electronic instruments in "Atomic Dog" represent the coming computer age, which is balanced by the instinctual dog, who barks and pants throughout the song.
Train wrote the 2011 song "Brand New Book" for the TV show The Biggest Loser - part of the song was used in the opening credits.
"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.
The bedrock of David Guetta's Nicki Minaj-featuring single "Hey Mama" is a sample of "Rosie," a 1940s prison recording from folk archivist Alan Lomax that songwriter Esther Dean first showed the French DJ on YouTube.
Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed bluesman. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write the blues.
If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Taylor talks about "The Machine" - the hits, the videos and Clive Davis.
Genesis' key-man re-examines his solo career and the early days of music video.
When a waitress wouldn't take him home, Jack wrote what would become one of the Eagles most enduring hits.
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