The French part in Talking Heads' "Psycho Killer" explains that the killer is going after a girl, like Norman Bates in the movie Psycho.
Ian Anderson wrote "Aqualung" after looking at pictures of homeless men that his wife took. She got a co-writing credit on the song.
"Tush" doesn't have to refer to anatomy, according to ZZ Top. It's a word that also means "lavish."
The first Huey Lewis & the News hit, "Do You Believe In Love?," is a cover of a song Mutt Lange wrote three years earlier called "We Both Believe In Love."
The movie The Breakfast Club opens with a passage from David Bowie's "Changes" ("And these children that you spit on...")
The Bryan Adams song "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" was almost rejected for the movie Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves because it didn't sound medieval enough.
Was Janet secretly married at 18? Did she gain 60 pounds for a movie role that went to Mariah Carey? See what you know about Ms. Jackson.
The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
"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.