"Brad Paisley's "River Bank" was inspired by his childhood growing up 500 yards from the Ohio River.
"Louie Louie" was first recorded in 1955 by an R&B singer named Richard Berry, and his lyrics are easy to understand. When The Kingsmen recorded the hit version, their lyrics were indecipherable.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
Katmandu, the capital of Nepal, was the archetype for faraway mysticism when Bob Seger wrote a song about it in 1975.
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was the best-selling song of the 2000s in the US.
"White "Christmas" was so popular that Bing had to re-record the song five years after the original 1942 recording because the original masters had been worn out from all the pressings. This is the version that became a holiday tradition.
After cutting his teeth on hardcore punk videos, Paul defined the grunge look with his work on "Hunger Strike" and "Man in the Box."
Bradley Cooper, Michael J. Fox, Rami Malek, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and George Clooney: Which actors really sang in their movies?
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
Daryl Hall's TV show is a hit, and he's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - only one of these developments excites him.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs.
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