Songwriter Wayne Carson came up with "Always On My Mind" on the phone to his wife when he was apologizing to her for being stuck at the office.
Mariah Carey's song "The Roof" is about her first kiss with Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
Grazing In The Grass by The Friends Of Distinction was the first big hit to use the phrase "dig it" in the lyric.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood's "Two Tribes" features British actor Patrick Allen reading extracts from a government civil defense leaflet.
Shaggy wrote his swaggering hit "Boombastic" after learning what "shag" means in the UK.
U2's "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" from Batman Forever was nominated for both a Golden Globe for Best Original Song and a Razzie for Worst Original Song.
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
The Garbage drummer/songwriter produced the Nirvana album Nevermind, and Smashing Pumpkins' Gish and Siamese Dream.
Genesis' key-man re-examines his solo career and the early days of music video.
"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.
The ladies who ruled the '90s in this quiz.
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