No Doubt's hit "Don't Speak" is about Gwen Stefani's breakup with the band's bass player, Tony Kanal, after seven years together.
"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.
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
The original, 1930s version of "Puttin' On the Ritz" has lyrics about Lenox Avenue in Harlem, not Park Avenue.
Tim McGraw recorded "Live Like You Were Dying" just two weeks after his own father passed away.
There really is a China Grove (in Texas), but Tom Johnston didn't know about it when he wrote the Doobie Brothers song.
The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.
Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.
Did Rivers Cuomo grow up on a commune? Why did they name their albums after colors? See how well you know your Weezer in this Fact or Fiction.
Do you know who wrote Patti Smith's biggest hit? How about the Grease theme song? See if you can match the song to the writer.
The original voice of Snap! this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.
A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."
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