Feist's "1234" is "about lost love, and the hope to recapture what you once had," but it's best known for the Sesame Street version about counting to four.
Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" was the first #1 hit created entirely in Pro Tools.
The Ozzy Osbourne song "Mr. Crowley" is about Aleister Crowley, a British practitioner of dark magic in the early 1900s.
Jimmy Webb was inspired to write "Up-Up and Away" by a balloon that his friend William F. Williams flew on promotions for radio station KMEN.
Moby says that "We Are All Made Of Stars" is scientifically accurate, since all matter originates from stardust.
Even though Johnnie Taylor's "Disco Lady" was the first US #1 with the word "disco" in its title, it wasn't a disco tune. He was just singing about disco.
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.
There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994.
The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.