"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
The voice is that says "here we go" in the AJR song "Bang!" belongs to Charlie Pellett, the announcer on the New York City subway ("stand clear of the closing doors, please").
The movie The Breakfast Club opens with a passage from David Bowie's "Changes" ("And these children that you spit on...")
Enrique Iglesias' single "Bailando" was the first ever Spanish-language song to reach one billion views on YouTube.
Fifth Harmony was going to call their song "Work," but they changed it to "Work from Home" when Rihanna released a song with that title.
The first rapper with a #1 hit was Vanilla Ice with "Ice Ice Baby" in 1990.
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.
The Kiss rocker covers a lot of ground in this interview, including why there are no Kiss collaborations, and why the Rock Hall has "become a sham."
Foreigner's songwriter/guitarist tells the stories behind the songs "Juke Box Hero," "I Want To Know What Love Is," and many more.
Devo founders Mark Mothersbaugh and Jerry Casale take us into their world of subversive performance art. They may be right about the De-Evoloution thing.
The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.
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