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.
"I'll Melt With You" by Modern English is about a couple who melt together because a nuclear bomb drops.
Johnny Cash promised to stay true to his first wife in "I Walk The Line," but when the song became a hit he found himself on the road, having an affair with June Carter, who became his second wife.
Cure lead singer Robert Smith originally wrote "Lovesong" as a wedding present for his fiancée, Mary, shortly before their marriage.
The first single from the Thriller album was "The Girl Is Mine," chosen over "Billie Jean" and "Beat It" because it was a duet with Paul McCartney and thus guaranteed airplay.
Snap! was two German producers. When they needed a rapper, they found one on the American army base there and had him rap on "The Power."
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
The Doobies guitarist and lead singer, Tom wrote the classics "Listen To The Music," "Long Train Runnin'" and "China Grove."
Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.
The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs.
The longtime BS&T frontman tells the "Spinning Wheel" story, including the line he got from Joni Mitchell.