After a devastating car accident, the actor Montgomery Clift had to be filmed from "The Right Profile" to look good - that provided the name of The Clash song.
Beyonce Knowles and Michelle Williams wrote "Girl" for Kelly Rowland as an encouragement for her to end her relationship with a verbally and physically abusive boyfriend.
Kenny Rogers starred in five "Gambler" TV movies based on his famous song.
Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was written by the keyboard player from Toto, who was working on the Thriller album.
"Mercedes Boy" by Pebbles is about a real guy she fell in love with - they both drove Mercedes when she wrote it.
References to David Bowie, Tom Waits and Allan Ginsburg are peppered into the Bush song "Everything Zen."
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.
Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.
One of rock's top photographers talks about artistry in photography, raising funds for a documentary, and enjoying a County Fair with Tom Waits.
A big list of musical marriages and family relations ranging from the simple to the truly dysfunctional.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
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