Courtney E. Smith
How ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ Got Its Title From a Beatles Song
Original title 'Boy Rents Girl' (understandably) did not connect with audiences.
The Iconic T. Rex Album Cover That Was Shot by a Beatle
Released in 1972, 'The Slider' featured a famous photo credit.
When Steve Miller Found ’80s Pop-Rock Success With ‘Abracadabra’
Album's title track led the way, even though his record label hated it.
When Def Leppard Drew on Bart Simpson for ‘Let’s Get Rocked’
Hit single and fun video provided respite for a band still working to overcome Steve Clark's death.
Why R.E.M. Wanted to End on a High Note
"We needed to not drive it into mundaneness, and that's where it was going to go."
How Elvis Costello Ended Several Eras With ‘Blood and Chocolate’
It would be the last album co-credited to backing band the Attractions for a decade.
When Cher Called David Letterman an ‘A—hole’ on National TV
Singer had rejected the host's show for four years before finally agreeing to come on.
How a Drug Dealer Helped Inspire Eagles’ ‘Life in the Fast Lane’
Band's 1977 hit was third single from 'Hotel California.'
How ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ Changed Everything for Paul McCartney
This single was certified with a gold plaque on the day of its release.