Cure lead singer Robert Smith originally wrote "Lovesong" as a wedding present for his fiancée, Mary, shortly before their marriage.
The Split Enz song "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" is about the journey explorers made from Europe to colonize Australia and New Zealand, where the band is from.
The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
"Nobody Does It Better" by Carly Simon was used in the film The Spy Who Loved Me. It was the first James Bond song not named after the movie.
"Rosanna" by Toto got its name from the actress Rosanna Arquette, who was dating Toto keyboard player Steve Porcaro.
Mary J. Blige had regrets over singing about getting drunk in "Family Affair."
Was a Beatles song a TV theme? And who came up with those Fresh Prince and Sopranos songs?
Katy Perry mentions McDonald's, Beyoncé calls out Red Lobster, and Supertramp shouts out Taco Bell - we found the 10 restaurants most often mentioned in songs.
Franti tells the story behind his hit "Say Hey (I Love You)" and explains why yoga is an integral part of his lifestyle and his Soulshine tour.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.
Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.
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