Meghan Trainor wrote "Lips Are Movin" in just eight minutes with her writing partner Kevin Kadish.
Bob Marley gave the songwriting credit for "No Woman No Cry" to his friend Vincent Ford, who ran a soup kitchen in Trenchtown, the area of Kingston where Marley grew up.
"Rockin' In The Free World" is a very pro-America title, but the song takes on politicians who are indifferent to the poor and disenfranchised.
John Lennon's lead guitar work on Yoko Ono's "Walking On Thin Ice" proved to be his final creative act. It was upon their return home after completing laying down the track that Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman.
In the UK, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" returns to the chart every Halloween, a tradition started in 2007.
Sarah McLachlan wrote "Angel" about the Smashing Pumpkins touring keyboard player Jonathan Melvoin, who overdosed on heroin and died in 1996.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
On the "schizoid element" of his lyrics, and a famous line from "Everything Zen."
One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer."
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