They sang about pink torpedoes and rocking you tonight tonight, but some real lyrics are just as ridiculous. See if you can tell which lyrics are real and which are Spinal Tap in this lyrics quiz.
Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
Fishbone has always enjoyed much more acclaim than popularity - Angelo might know why.
The Def Leppard frontman talks about their "lamentable" hit he never thought of as a single, and why he's juiced by his Mott The Hoople cover band.
When The Kinks released "Lola," most people didn't realize it was about a transvestite.
The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
Roger Daltrey stutters the vocal on "My Generation" by The Who. The idea was to sound like a British kid on speed.
Ariana Grande's hit "Problem" started off as a track written by One Direction songwriter Savan Kotecha. He gave it the working title of "The Whisper Song," after a 2005 Ying Yang Twins hit.
"Piano Man" was inspired by Billy Joel's time playing at a piano bar in Los Angeles. The "real estate novelist" was a guy who always talked about writing a book, but spent all his spare time in the bar.
Ellie Goulding's hit single "Burn" was originally demoed by Leona Lewis for her 2011 Glassheart album. She scrapped the tune when the project was retooled to include more ballads.