"London Calling" by The Clash was written amid widespread fears that the Thames River was going to flood the city.
The Kenny G instrumental "Songbird" owes much of its success to VH1, which launched a year earlier and played the video to death.
Paul McCartney based the "Eleanor Rigby" story on old ladies he met at his housing estate. He saw how sometimes when they died, nobody really noticed.
Good Charlotte's video for "Last Night" reconstructs the TV show "Family Double Dare," complete with host Marc Summers.
Kid Rock performed his song "Amen" at Barack Obama's inaugural, but claims he didn't vote for him.
The Jesus Jones song "Right Here, Right Now" was conceived as an optimistic version of Prince's "Sign O' The Times."
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Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
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Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
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The original voice of Snap! this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
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