Elvis Costello says "Everyday I Write The Book" is a knockoff of Nick Lowe's "When I Write the Book."
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Phil Rizzuto is the announcer on Meat Loaf's "Paradise By the Dashboard Light." Rizzuto used to broadcast games for his former team, the Yankees.
Sarah McLachlan's "Possession" contains passages from letters a stalker sent her. He sued her for $250,000 and committed suicide before the trial.
Jay-Z did the rap on "Crazy In Love" at the last minute. He and Beyoncé had started dating and the Texan songstress asked him to get on the song the night before she had to turn in her album.
Liz Phair sang backup on Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up The Sun."
Two tears roll down Sinead O'Connor's face. toward the end of the video for "Nothing Compares 2 U." They were shed because she associated the song's lyrics of love and loss with her mother, who was killed in a car accident in 1985.
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
Think you know your Bob Dylan lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?
Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means.
Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?