"Womanizer" was Britney Spears' comeback song, going to #1 about 10 months after she was institutionalized to get treatment for addictions and mental health issues.
"Man On The Moon" by R.E.M. is about the comedian Andy Kaufman, who often seemed like he was from another planet.
Thanks to a Newsweek article, there was a long-standing rumor that Bob Dylan stole the song "Blowin' In The Wind."
The French part in Talking Heads' "Psycho Killer" explains that the killer is going after a girl, like Norman Bates in the movie Psycho.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
Sarah McLachlan wrote "Angel" about the Smashing Pumpkins touring keyboard player Jonathan Melvoin, who overdosed on heroin and died in 1996.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.
Bowie's "activist" days of 1964 led to Ziggy Stardust.
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.
Rockers, rappers and pop stars have been known to quote the Bible in their songs. See if you match the artist to the biblical lyric.