The music video for ZZ Top's "Velcro Fly" was choreographed by Paula Abdul.
The title of Florence + the Machine's "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful" was inspired by the Los Angeles skyline.
Avril Lavigne has a perfume named after her song "Black Star." It smells much better than her Sk8er Boi scent, which reeks of Axe body spray and road grime.
In 1979, Madonna was a dancer on Patrick Hernandez' tour, where she boogied to his hit "Born To Be Alive."
John Fogerty was not born on the bayou - he's from Berkeley, California. He got the idea for the song when CCR was on tour in Louisiana.
Part of the "Cruel to Be Kind" video was shot during Nick Lowe and Carlene Carter's wedding.
The Stax legend on how he cooked up "Green Onions," the first time he and Otis Redding saw hippies, and if he'll ever play a digital organ.
In her days with The Runaways, Joan Jett saw The Arrows perform "I Love Rock And Roll," which Alan Merrill co-wrote - that story and much more from this glam rock pioneer.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Do you know the girl singer on Eminem's "Stan"? If so, this quiz is for you.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
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