Sleigh bells aren't very punk, but they play throughout the Stooges classic "I Wanna Be Your Dog."
"Centerfield" was the first song enshrined in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
Paul McCartney wrote "Hey Jude" to comfort John Lennon's 5-year-old son Julian, whose parents were getting a divorce.
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift earned an entry in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for the fastest-selling digital single. It reached the #1 spot on iTunes just 50 minutes after its release.
Jack & Diane started off as an interracial couple; Mellencamp took race references out of the song at the request of his record company.
At 9:57 Dabid Bowie's "Blackstar" is the longest song ever to reach the Hot 100.
"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
Since emerging from MySpace with her hit "Bubbly," Colbie has become a top songwriter, even crafting a hit with Taylor Swift.
Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.
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