The TV show One Tree Hill got it's name from a song of the same name on U2's Joshua Tree album.
Liz Phair sang backup on Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up The Sun."
Bob Marley's backup singers, The I Threes, claim they are the "Three Little Birds" in his famous song.
The Dixie Chicks got their name from the Little Feat song "Dixie Chicken." In 2020 they became "The Chicks" because Dixie refers to the American South in times of slavery.
"Mr. Roboto" by Styx was written by their keyboard player, Dennis DeYoung, who used Japanese words and imagery to create an allegory about censorship.
Duran Duran's "Wild Boys" is based on the book of the same name by William Burroughs.
Billy Joel and Hall & Oates hated making videos, so they chose a director with similar contempt for the medium. That was Jay Dubin, and he has a lot to say on the subject.
After cutting his teeth on hardcore punk videos, Paul defined the grunge look with his work on "Hunger Strike" and "Man in the Box."
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
A renowned guitarist and rock revivalist, Dave took "I Hear You Knocking" to the top of the UK charts and was the first to record Elvis Costello's "Girls Talk."
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
In her days with The Runaways, Joan Jett saw The Arrows perform "I Love Rock And Roll," which Alan Merrill co-wrote - that story and much more from this glam rock pioneer.
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