In the 1999 Destiny's Child song "Bug A Boo," they complain about a guy who bugs them on MCI, AOL, and their pagers.
Props to Aretha Franklin: her song "Respect" introduced the term "propers" as a sign of proper respect.
Lou Reed's 11-minute "Street Hassle" features a spoken part by Bruce Springsteen.
The actor Dan Aykroyd sang on "We Are The World." LaToya Jackson did too, so we know they weren't all that picky.
16-tear-old Lorde wrote the lyrics to "Royals" at home in just half an hour. She was inspired by the "ridiculous, unrelatable, unattainable opulence" that runs through such albums as Kanye West and Jay-Z's Watch the Throne and Lana Del Rey's Born To Die.
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
The singer/bassist for Concrete Blonde talks about how her songs come from clairvoyance, and takes us through the making of their hit "Joey."
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs.