In the 1999 Destiny's Child song "Bug A Boo," they complain about a guy who bugs them on MCI, AOL, and their pagers.
"Mr. Roboto" by Styx was written by their keyboard player, Dennis DeYoung, who used Japanese words and imagery to create an allegory about censorship.
The title "25 Or 6 To 4" by Chicago refers to the time it was written: either 25 minutes to 4 (3:35) or 26 (3:34).
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
After 47 visits to the Hot 100, Justin Bieber topped the tally for the first time on September 17, 2015 with "What Do You Mean?"
The Mission: Impossible theme is in 5/4 time. Composer Lalo Schifrin joked that he did it so 5-legged aliens could dance to it.
Genesis' key-man re-examines his solo career and the early days of music video.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.
Franti tells the story behind his hit "Say Hey (I Love You)" and explains why yoga is an integral part of his lifestyle and his Soulshine tour.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
Producer Rupert Hine talks about crafting hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
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