The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
Lots of life lessons in these Eagles lyrics - can you match them to the correct song?
Writing with Phil Lynott, Scott saw their ill-fated frontman move to a darker place in his life and lyrics.
Songs about drugs, revolution and greed that have been used in commercials for sneakers, jeans, fast food, cruises and cars.
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
Despite her reticent personality, Adele's life and music are filled with intrigue. See if you can spot the true tales.
"Thinking About You" was the ninth track from Calvin Harris' 18 Months album to enter the UK singles Top 10. No other artist has obtained so many hits from one LP - Michael Jackson was the previous record holder with seven Top 10 tunes from both his Bad and Dangerous sets.
An unknown Ke$ha sang on Flo-Rida's #1 hit "Right Round," but refused to appear in the video because she wanted to make a name for herself.
Often heard as a patriotic song, "Down Under" is really about the selling of Australia and makes a strong political statement.
Avril Lavigne has a perfume named after her song "Black Star." It smells much better than her Sk8er Boi scent, which reeks of Axe body spray and road grime.
When "Believe" hit #1 in America, it made Cher, age 52, the oldest woman ever to top the chart.
Sweet's hit "Ballroom Blitz" was inspired by an incident in 1973 when the band were performing in Scotland and driven offstage by a barrage of bottles.