Paul McCartney wrote "Hey Jude" to comfort John Lennon's 5-year-old son Julian, whose parents were getting a divorce.
"Man On The Moon" by R.E.M. is about the comedian Andy Kaufman, who often seemed like he was from another planet.
Good Charlotte's video for "Last Night" reconstructs the TV show "Family Double Dare," complete with host Marc Summers.
David Bowie's "Heroes" was about his producer Tony Visconti and his girlfriend, but Bowie didn't admit this until the '00s, since Visconti was married at the time.
When Petula Clark reached #1 in the US with "Downtown" in 1965, she became the first female singer from England to hit #1 in the US during the Rock Era (after 1955).
"End Of The Road" by Boyz II Men comes off a bit thirsty, especially when we find out the girl cheated on him. In Living Color parodied at as "Boyz II Wimps."
Martyn talks about producing Tina Turner, some Heaven 17 hits, and his work with the British Electric Foundation.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
Does Angus really drink himself silly? Did their name come from a sewing machine? See if you can spot the real stories about AC/DC.
If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.
Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
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