Many people believe "Hotel California" is about a mental institution called the Camarillo, but the Eagles say it's about materialism and excess.
Grazing In The Grass by The Friends Of Distinction was the first big hit to use the phrase "dig it" in the lyric.
"Paper Planes" was inspired by M.I.A.'s hassles trying to get a visa to enter America.
Tim McGraw recorded "Live Like You Were Dying" just two weeks after his own father passed away.
"Kokomo" gave The Beach Boys their first #1 hit in 22 years. They picked the title because it sounded tropical.
Sleigh bells aren't very punk, but they play throughout the Stooges classic "I Wanna Be Your Dog."
Smith breaks down some of his worship tracks as well as his mainstream hits, including "I Will Be Here For You" and "A Place In This World."
"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
Foreigner's songwriter/guitarist tells the stories behind the songs "Juke Box Hero," "I Want To Know What Love Is," and many more.
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