Barry Manilow didn't write his #1 hit "I Write The Songs." Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys wrote it.
Beyonce Knowles and Michelle Williams wrote "Girl" for Kelly Rowland as an encouragement for her to end her relationship with a verbally and physically abusive boyfriend.
The Foo Fighters song "Everlong" isn't about Kurt Cobain, but a low point in Dave Grohl's life when he was broke and homeless.
When the Christian band DC Talk covered Nirvana's "All Apologies" at concerts, they would change the line "Everyone is gay" to "Jesus is the Way."
"Bootylicious" made the Oxford English Dictionary three years after the Destiny's Child song was released. Definition: "Blend of booty buttocks and delicious."
"Walking on a Thin Line" by Huey Lewis and the News is about an American soldier who is trained as a sniper in the Vietnam War. It was written for a documentary on the war.
The original voice of Snap! this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Our chat with Barney Hoskyns, who covers the wild years of Woodstock - the town, not the festival - in his book Small Town Talk.
Ron Nevison explains in very clear terms the Quadrophenia concept and how Heart staged their resurgence after being dropped by their record company.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.
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