"Heaven" by The Psychedelic Furs sounds upbeat, but is about an impending nuclear bombardment.
"Mr. Tambourine Man" is the only song Bob Dylan wrote that became a #1 hit on the Hot 100.
The '40s hit "Rum and Coca-Cola" is really about American soldiers soliciting prostitutes in Trinidad.
The guys who wrote "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" had never been to a baseball game but knew it was a good song topic.
Neil Diamond's "Cracklin' Rosie" is about a bottle of wine.
The first #1 hit with a rap was "Rapture" by Blondie in 1980. Debbie Harry's rhymes left lots of room for improvement.
Psychedelic Furs lead singer Richard Butler talks about their first album since 1991 and explains what's really going on in "Pretty In Pink."
Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.