Nile Rodgers: "Baby Got Back"...if hip-hop kids don't think that that's one of the best tracks of all time, I don't get it.
Jason Schwartzman: There's, like, four universal questions, like, "Who are we?" "Do you believe in God?" "Do you love me?" and "Who Let the Dogs Out?"
Rikki Rockett: What a great song. [Dexy's Midnight Runners] had kind of a neat thing going. They weren't like anybody else. They totally had their own vibe.
Toni Basil: I'd put on that cheerleader sweater in a minute and do the number. And get those cheerleaders out.
Question Mark: Music [in 1966], you know, was all sweet. I wanted to bring more of an edge, and more of an attitude; you know, really get down.
Question Mark: I was born on Mars. And I was around when the dinosaurs were around. And who told me all this was the people from the future.
After this special concluded, VH1's message board was flooded with messages complaining that A Flock of Seagulls' "I Ran (So Far Away)" wasn't anywhere on the list.
Toni Basil's song "Mickey" was originally titled "Kitty" and was released in 1980 by an obscure group called Racey. The original song received little attention (if any).
Vanilla Ice's song "Ice Ice Baby" was the first rap song ever to reach #1 on the pop charts.
Gerardo was the first artist ever signed to Interscope Records.
Most people think Debby Boone's song "You Light Up My Life" is a standard love song, but the song is actually about God.
It is debatable what Question Mark's birth name is, but Question Mark is his name now, as he had it legally changed.
? and the Mysterians' song "96 Tears" was originally titled "69 Tears", but Question Mark changed the title because he was afraid radio stations would not play the song.
The full version of Iron Butterfly's song "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" is over 17 minutes long. Its title came from the intoxicated lead singer's inability to say, "In the garden of Eden."
On October 3, 1992, Sinéad O'Connor tore up a picture of Pope John Paul II on an episode of Saturday Night Live.
Thomas Dolby directed the "She Blinded Me With Science" video himself.