The Exorcist theme music is a portion of "Tubular Bells," a 25-minute song released by 19-year-old Mike Oldfield.
Bruno Mars' "Just The Way You Are" was originally written with Cee-Lo Green in mind, but the Gnarls Barkley singer didn't feel it was right for him.
The Naughty by Nature hit "O.P.P." doesn't have any curse words, but many oversensitive radio stations played a "clean" version with the word "kitten" edited out, surely the first time that word was censured.
"She Loves You" by The Beatles was the song that convinced Ozzy Osbourne to make music his life. The Beatles were a big influence on him because they were also poor kids from a small town in England.
The James Blunt song "You're Beautiful" is not romantic: it's a about a creepy subway encounter with an ex.
Snap! was two German producers. When they needed a rapper, they found one on the American army base there and had him rap on "The Power."
Doubt led to drive for Francis, who still isn't sure why one of Status Quo's biggest hits is so beloved.
The co-writer/guitarist on many Alice Cooper hits, Dick was also Lou Reed's axeman on the Rock n' Roll Animal album.
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
The Yardbirds drummer explains how they created their sound and talks about working with their famous guitarists.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
An Electronic music pioneer with Asperger's Syndrome. This could be interesting.
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