"Panama" by Van Halen is not about the country or the canal, but about a stripper David Lee Roth met in Arizona.
Adele got the title "Rolling In The Deep" from the British saying "Roll Deep," which means to look after someone. She was "rolling deep" with her boyfriend until he betrayed her.
Kiss sing about "movin' fast on 95" in "Detroit Rock City," but I-95 doesn't go through Detroit (I-75 does) so they published the lyric as "Movin' fast, doin' 95."
"The Best" by Tina Turner was originally recorded by Bonnie Tyler; Turner's hit version added a bridge and a saxophone solo by Edgar Winter.
45% of the royalties for "Somebody That I Used To Know" go to the estate of the Brazilian classical guitarist Luiz Bonfá, whose song "Seville" Gotye sampled.
Dierks Bentley's "5-1-5-0" was the first ever all-numerical titled #1 in the Country chart's history.
Nick made some of the biggest videos on MTV, including "The Final Countdown," "Heaven" and "Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone)."
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
Where words like "email," "thirsty," "Twitter" and "gangsta" first showed up in songs, and which songs popularized them.
"25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs.
"The Power Of Love" by Huey Lewis is heard immediately after the 1st sequence in the film during Marty's skateboarding scene.
"Time Bomb Town" - by Lindsey Buckingham is heard on his clock radio when Marty wakes up.
"Heaven Is One Step Away" by Eric Clapton is heard on Red's boombox when Marty returns to 1985
"Back In Time" by Huey Lewis is heard only in Bttf (Part 1) during the ending credits. Many of the lyrics are directly related to the movie, such as "can't drive 88", or "Get back Marty" - the music video for the song also features Christopher Lloyd and the DeLorean Time Machine.