Sam Smith's "Writing's On The Wall" was the first ever James Bond theme song to reach #1 in the UK.
The line "satellite of love" in the Def Leppard song "Rocket" came from the title of a 1972 Lou Reed song.
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
"Gangnam Style" refers to a section of Seoul, South Korea, that is very fashionable. The guy in the song has all the right moves and loves the ladies.
The "Don't Stop Believin'" lyric was inspired by Sunset Boulevard, making it perfect for the Rock of Ages musical.
"All I Wanna Do" by Sheryl Crow started with the first line from an obscure poem called "Fun" that read, "All I wanna do is have some fun."
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
Christopher Cross with Deep Purple? Kenny Loggins in Caddyshack? A Fact or Fiction all about yacht rock and those who made it.
"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."
Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.