Will.I.am, literally dreamt up "I Gotta Feelin'." Said the Black Eyed Pea: "Have you ever had a dream where there's a melody in your dream? I'll wake up out of my sleep and record that! 'I Gotta Feelin' was one of those songs."
"What A Wonderful World," released in 1967 four years before Louis Armstrong died, didn't find an audience in America until 1988 when it was used in the movie Good Morning, Vietnam.
Elton John's #1 hit "Island Girl" is about a prostitute.
Only one Oasis song reached the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100. "Wonderwall" peaked at #8 in 1996.
"Rosanna" by Toto got its name from the actress Rosanna Arquette, who was dating Toto keyboard player Steve Porcaro.
"Reasons" by Earth, Wind & Fire is a popular wedding song, but it's actually about a one-night stand.
Rudolf, Bob Dylan and the Singing Dogs all show up in this Fact or Fiction for seasonal favorites.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
Christopher Cross with Deep Purple? Kenny Loggins in Caddyshack? A Fact or Fiction all about yacht rock and those who made it.
Songwriters have used cards and card games to make sense of heartache, togetherness, and even Gonorrhea.
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