Neil Diamond's "Cracklin' Rosie" is about a bottle of wine.
Feist's "1234" is "about lost love, and the hope to recapture what you once had," but it's best known for the Sesame Street version about counting to four.
Barry Manilow didn't write his #1 hit "I Write The Songs." Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys wrote it.
The Pretenders are named after the 1956 song "The Great Pretender" by The Platters.
The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
The video for Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" pays homage to the classic 1995 film Clueless with the rapper playing Cher and featured singer Charli XCX portraying Tai. It was filmed at some of the same locations used in the movie.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner and Glenn Tipton talk twin guitar harmonies and explain how they create songs in Judas Priest.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
Julian tells the stories behind his hits "Valotte" and "Too Late for Goodbyes," and fills us in on his many non-musical pursuits. Also: what MTV meant to his career.
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