The stories behind the biggest hit songs about trucking.
A drummer for one of the most successful metal bands of the last decade, Chris talks about what it's like writing and performing with Slipknot. Metal-neck is a factor.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound.
Think you know your Bob Dylan lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
The Information Society hit "What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy)" samples the voice of Leonard Nimoy (Spock) from an episode of Star Trek.
Billy Ocean's "Caribbean Queen" was also recorded as "European Queen" and "African Queen" for release on those continents.
When the Elvis stamps came out in 1993, lots of folks used them to mail letters with bad addresses so they would be Returned To Sender.
Props to Aretha Franklin: her song "Respect" introduced the term "propers" as a sign of proper respect.
The EMF song "Unbelievable" samples the raunchy comic Andrew Dice Clay saying, "What the f--k was that!"
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was the best-selling song of the 2000s in the US.