The '40s hit "Rum and Coca-Cola" is really about American soldiers soliciting prostitutes in Trinidad.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
Neil Diamond originally wrote "I'm A Believer" for the Country artist Eddy Arnold. He was surprised when record executive Don Kirshner passed it instead to The Monkees.
The song used in introductions by the Chicago Bulls and many other sports teams is "Sirius" by The Alan Parsons project, the opening track on the Eye In The Sky album.
Johnny Cash's wife, June Carter, wrote "Ring Of Fire" about their relationship.
The chorus in "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire is "Bada-Ya, dancing in September." Maurice White left it "Bada-Ya" instead of a real word because he never let a lyric get in the way of a groove.
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.
The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.
How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?
From NKOTB to 1D, how well do you know your boy bands?
An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.
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