References to David Bowie, Tom Waits and Allan Ginsburg are peppered into the Bush song "Everything Zen."
"Aberdeen" by Cage The Elephant is named after the birthplace of Kurt Cobain. It's in Grays Harbor County, Washington.
The hit duet "Somewhere Out There" was written for an animated film about a family of immigrant mice who lose one of their young.
Salt's "mighty good man" in the Salt-N-Pepa "Whatta Man" video is played by Tupac Shakur.
"Master Blaster (Jammin')" is Stevie Wonder's tribute to Bob Marley, released less than a year before Marley died.
Taio Cruz throws his hands up "sometimes" in "Dynamite" because the song was originally written about surrender.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
A renowned guitarist and rock revivalist, Dave took "I Hear You Knocking" to the top of the UK charts and was the first to record Elvis Costello's "Girls Talk."
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
Meshell Ndegeocello talks about recording "Wild Night" with John Mellencamp, and explains why she shied away from the spotlight.
dUg dIgs into his King's X metal classics and his many side projects, including the one with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.