"Mr. Tambourine Man" is the only song Bob Dylan wrote that became a #1 hit on the Hot 100.
"Rhiannon" is a Welch goddess. Stevie Nicks wrote the song, and it was a huge influence on her image, inspiring her flowing shawls and black outfits she began wearing on stage.
"Mr. Roboto" by Styx was written by their keyboard player, Dennis DeYoung, who used Japanese words and imagery to create an allegory about censorship.
"Baby One More Time" was originally offered to TLC but they passed on it. The R&B trio felt uncomfortable singing "'hit me baby one more time."
James Brown's "Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine" was the first Hot 100 hit with the word "sex" in the title.
R.E.M. got the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster.
The longtime Eagle talks about soaring back to his solo career, and what he learned about songwriting in the group.
Does Angus really drink himself silly? Did their name come from a sewing machine? See if you can spot the real stories about AC/DC.
When she released her first album in 1988, Tanita became a UK singing sensation at age 19. She talks about her darkly sensual voice and quirky songwriting style.
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
One of rock's top photographers talks about artistry in photography, raising funds for a documentary, and enjoying a County Fair with Tom Waits.
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
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