Janet Jackson wrote the lyric to "Nasty" in response to random guys calling her "baby."
Britney Spears was just 16 when her first single "Baby One More Time" was released. She quickly became a top search term on something called The Internet.
"Stay" by Shakespears Sister is based on a 1953 B-movie called Cat-Women Of The Moon.
John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath got its title from a line in "The Battle Hymn of the Republic": "He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored."
Eric Clapton's only Hot 100 #1, either solo or with one of his many bands, was his cover of Bob Marley's "I Shot The Sheriff."
"In The Air Tonight" by Phil Collins was revived when it was used in the first episode of Miami Vice, three years after it was released.
In the name of song explanation, Al talks about scoring heroin for William Burroughs, and that's not even the most shocking story in this one.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksmen, and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons.
"London Bridge," "Ring Around the Rosie" and "It's Raining, It's Pouring" are just a few examples of shockingly morbid children's songs.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
Graham Nash tells the stories behind some of his famous songs and photos, and is asked about "yacht rock" for the first time.
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