"Zombie" by The Cranberries is about an IRA bombing in England that killed two children.
Jack White titled "Seven Nation Army" after how he would mispronounce "Salvation Army" when he was little.
Al Green's "Take Me to the River" describes a baptism. Two years later, he became a reverend.
The dirty version of Cee-Lo Green's "Forget You" contains 16 F-bombs. He recorded a clean version as an afterthought, "just in case."
"All I Wanna Do" by Sheryl Crow started with the first line from an obscure poem called "Fun" that read, "All I wanna do is have some fun."
"Peter Gunn" was the first TV theme to hit the Hot 100.
Dwarfs on stage with an oversize Stonehenge set? Dabbling in Satanism? Find out which Spinal Tap-moments were true for Black Sabbath.
The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.
Established as a redoubtable singer-songwriter, the Men At Work frontman explains how religion, sobriety and Jack Nicholson play into his songwriting.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
With Bernie Taupin, Martin co-wrote the #1 hits "We Built This City" and "These Dreams." After writing the Pretty Woman song for Go West, he had his own hit with "In the House of Stone and Light."
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
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