Eminem sampled a song by Labi Siffre on "My Name Is." Siffre, a gay activist, made Em take out some gay humor in the lyric before allowing it.
The "Don't Stop Believin'" resurgence started when the Journey song was used in a roller skating scene of the 2003 movie Monster.
"Your Time Is Gonna Come" became the first Led Zeppelin song to be covered when Sandie Shaw recorded it in 1969.
The phrase "Hasta la vista, baby" was popularized in the 1987 Jody Watley song "Looking For A New Love," 4 years before Arnold Schwarzenegger said it in the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
"November Rain" by Guns N' Roses has a literary influence: The lyric is based on a story called Without You by Del James.
Mariah Carey's song "The Roof" is about her first kiss with Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?
Foreigner's songwriter/guitarist tells the stories behind the songs "Juke Box Hero," "I Want To Know What Love Is," and many more.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
Can you be married in one country but not another? Only if you're part of a gay couple. One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it.