The "Mum-mum-mum-ma" hook on lady Gaga's "Poker Face" was sampled from Boney M's 1977 hit "Ma Baker."
Fall Out Boy's "The Kids Aren't Alright" song title is not a reference to The Offspring's 1998 single of the same name. It actually alludes to The Who's 1979 rockumentary film called The Kids Are Alright.
"The House Of The Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, either about a brothel or a prison.
Lindsay Lohan sued Pitbull for defamation over the line in his song "Give Me Everything (Tonight)," ""I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan."
Mariah Carey's "My All" is about her affair with New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
Johnny Cash's wife, June Carter, wrote "Ring Of Fire" about their relationship.
Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett are just a few of the artists who have looked to Clark for insightful, intelligent songs.
A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
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The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.