"Panama" by Van Halen is not about the country or the canal, but about a stripper David Lee Roth met in Arizona.
"Mr. Roboto" by Styx was written by their keyboard player, Dennis DeYoung, who used Japanese words and imagery to create an allegory about censorship.
David Bowie's "Let's Dance" is about more than just dancing. It's about dishonesty, particularly when we mask our true feelings.
Tim McGraw recorded "Live Like You Were Dying" just two weeks after his own father passed away.
The Scooby Snacks in the Fun Lovin' Criminals song aren't dog treats, they're Valium pills.
Bob Seger co-wrote the Eagles #1 hit "Heartache Tonight."
A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.
Did Al play on a Beach Boys record? Did he have beef with George Lucas and Coolio? See if you can spot weird but true stories.
Before "Rap" was a form of music, it was something guys did to pick up girls in nightclubs. Donnie talks about "The Rapper" and reveals the identity of Leah.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.
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