Billy Joel's song "Allentown" was written as "Levittown," which is the town in Long Island where he grew up. He got the idea to change it after taking a trip to Pennsylvania.
The Goo Goo Dolls got the title for their song "Iris" from a Country singer named Iris DeMent.
"This Must Be The Place" is a rare love song by the Talking Heads, with a very personal lyric from David Byrne likely inspired by the woman who became his first wife.
"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is one of the few Bernie Taupin lyrics that is more about him than Elton John. The song is about giving up glitz for the simple life - not exactly Elton's M.O.
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova starred in the movie Once, which featured their song "Falling Slowly." Bob Dylan liked the song and movie so much he gave them an opening slot on his tour.
When "Believe" hit #1 in America, it made Cher, age 52, the oldest woman ever to top the chart.
Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai were two of Graham's co-writers for some '80s rock classics.
Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?
When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
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