Carly Simon wrote "Anticipation" while waiting for her first date with Cat Stevens.
Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Keith Moon and John Paul Jones recorded "Beck's Bolero" and almost formed a band. They couldn't find a lead singer, so Page and Jones formed Led Zeppelin.
"Uncle John's Band" by the Grateful Dead was the first time the phrase "God Damn" appeared in a commercially-released song.
Bruce Springsteen's "Streets Of Philadelphia" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1994, beating out Neil Young's "Philadelphia," which was also written for the movie Philadelphia.
Adele's "Hello" was the first song to sell over a million downloads in a week.
Adele isn't a ghost when she sings, "Hello from the other side" - it means the "other side of becoming an adult."
In the name of song explanation, Al talks about scoring heroin for William Burroughs, and that's not even the most shocking story in this one.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have some rather unusual song titles - see if you can spot the real ones.