The Winger frontman reveals the Led Zeppelin song he cribbed for "Seventeen," and explains how his passion for orchestra music informs his songwriting.
On the "schizoid element" of his lyrics, and a famous line from "Everything Zen."
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
Fishbone has always enjoyed much more acclaim than popularity - Angelo might know why.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
A selection of songs made to be terrible - some clearly achieved that goal.
David Byrne says "Road To Nowhere" is about "how there's no order and no plan and no scheme to life and death and it doesn't mean anything, but it's all right.
"Baby One More Time" was originally offered to TLC but they passed on it. The R&B trio felt uncomfortable singing "'hit me baby one more time."
"Mr. Roboto" by Styx was written by their keyboard player, Dennis DeYoung, who used Japanese words and imagery to create an allegory about censorship.
"One Way Or Another" is based on a stalker who creeped out Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry.
The Hollies hit "The Air That I Breathe" was written in part as a reaction to the smog in Los Angeles.
Beyoncé married Jay-Z five months before releasing "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)," a song she sang in character as her alter-ego, Sasha Fierce.