This song seems to allude to Sheryl Crow's called-off engagement to champion cyclist Lance Armstrong. Crow refused to confirm this in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine saying: "All I can say is that I've been engaged 3 times. So I have a thing about diamonds!"
It has long been speculated that the Soundgarden song "Black Hole Sun" came from the name of a sculpture in Seattle, but according to their frontman Chris Cornell the title came from a phrase he misheard on the news. The band's name did come from a sculpture.
Country star Slim Whitman's version of the 1920s song "Rose Marie" spent 11 consecutive weeks at #1 in the UK in 1955, a record until 1991 when Bryan Adams’ "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" spent 16 weeks at the top.