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Desmond Child on "Dude looks like a lady"
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Pebbles
Pebbles - Her sons are also involved in the music and TV business. Her oldest son Aaron goes by the name Aaron Alexander and is pursuing a career as a recording artist. He also appeared on an episode of the reality show My Super Sweet 16. Pebbles' younger son Tian is an actor and made his big break in a Pepsi commercial. find out more..
Electric Light Orchestra
Electric Light Orchestra - They took their name because they combined electric rock instruments with orchestral instruments. "Light Orchestras" were small orchestras popular in England in the '60s. find out more..
The Aquabats
The Aquabats - The Aquabats have had several lineup changes since they formed in 1994. Lead vocalist The MC Bat Commander (Christian Jacobs) and bassist Crash McLarson (Chad Larson) are the only two original members in the current lineup. find out more..
Scott StappScott Stapp
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
Nona HendryxNona Hendryx
Nona talks about writing and performing with Labelle and the Talking Heads, and explains her Jimi Hendrix connection.
Janis Ian
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.
Jess Origliasso of The VeronicasJess Origliasso of The Veronicas
Australian twins in Los Angeles named after a Winona Ryder character - how their new city and long distance love plays into their songs.