Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
Shaun breaks down the Seether songs, including the one about his brother, the one about Ozzy, and the one that may or may not be about his ex-girlfriend Amy Lee.
Bridesmaids, Reservoir Dogs, Willy Wonka - just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.
MTV reversed the word "joint" in Tom Petty's "You Don't Known How It Feels" so it was unintelligible, but gave the video a VMA anyway.
Elton John didn't win a Grammy until 1986, when he got one for singing on "That's What Friends Are For."
The James Blunt song "You're Beautiful" is not romantic: it's a about a creepy subway encounter with an ex.
Eminem's first hit was "My Name Is," which introduced his alter ego, Slim Shady.
Neil Diamond's "Cracklin' Rosie" is about a bottle of wine.
The Spacehog song "In The Meantime" samples an obscure recording of telephone noise, which is used at the beginning of the song.