"Stop Your Sobbing" was first recorded by The Kinks in 1964. It became the Pretenders first single 15 years later, leading to a relationship between Ray Davies and Chrissie Hynde.
The song title "Cake By The Ocean" originated from DNCE's Swedish producers using the wrong name for the drink "Sex on the Beach."
In the song "God," Tori Amos makes the point that if there's God, there must also be a Goddess because there are no male-only species.
"I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls ends with an alien abduction.
Mike Campbell from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers played the slide guitar on "Sixth Avenue Heartache." There is a connection here - Wallflowers lead singer Jakob's dad, Bob Dylan, played with Tom Petty in The Traveling Wilburys.
The electronic instruments in "Atomic Dog" represent the coming computer age, which is balanced by the instinctual dog, who barks and pants throughout the song.
Prince is shrouded in mystery, making him an excellent candidate for Fact or Fiction. Is he really a Scientologist? Does he own an exotic animal?
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
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