Bernie Taupin was 17 when he wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Your Song." Looking back, he says it's "one of the most naïve and childish lyrics in the entire repertoire of music."
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
David Bowie's "Station to Station" is over 10 minutes long. Bowie was doing a lot of drugs at the time and later said, "I have only flashes of making it."
The Sam & Dave classic "Soul Man" was re-recorded by Sam Moore and Lou Reed for the 1986 movie Soul Man, about a white guy who pretends to be black so he can get a scholarship to Harvard.
Mariah Carey's song "The Roof" is about her first kiss with Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
Before she was famous on Friends, Courteney Cox danced on stage with Bruce Springsteen in his "Dancing In The Dark" video.
Taylor talks about "The Machine" - the hits, the videos and Clive Davis.
If the name Citizen Dick means anything to you, there's a chance you'll get some of these right.
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
Iron Maiden, Adele, Toto, Eminem and Earth, Wind & Fire are just some of the artists with songs directly inspired by movies - and not always good ones.
Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.
These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.
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