The Goo Goo Dolls got the title for their song "Iris" from a Country singer named Iris DeMent.
Elton John's #1 hit "Island Girl" is about a prostitute.
Alicia Keys, Elton John, Fergie, and Rihanna all sang on "All of the Lights" by Kanye West.
"Your Time Is Gonna Come" became the first Led Zeppelin song to be covered when Sandie Shaw recorded it in 1969.
"Hangin' Tough" came at the peak of New Kids on the Block mania. Their writer/producer Maurice Starr wrote it about the struggles the band faced early on. It was #1 in England and America.
Grazing In The Grass by The Friends Of Distinction was the first big hit to use the phrase "dig it" in the lyric.
Rudolf, Bob Dylan and the Singing Dogs all show up in this Fact or Fiction for seasonal favorites.
A talk with Martin Popoff about his latest book on Rush and how he assessed the thousands of albums he reviewed.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
Daryl Hall's TV show is a hit, and he's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - only one of these developments excites him.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
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