Neil Young later apologized for "Southern Man," calling it "accusatory and condescending" in its portrayal of the American South.
"Criminal" is Fiona Apple's only chart hit. Royalties from it allow her to make music on her terms, releasing albums several years apart.
Paul McCartney based the "Eleanor Rigby" story on old ladies he met at his housing estate. He saw how sometimes when they died, nobody really noticed.
The Jesus Jones song "Right Here, Right Now" was conceived as an optimistic version of Prince's "Sign O' The Times."
In "I Walk The Line," Johnny Cash hums before each verse. He did this to get his pitch, as the song changes key several times.
Calvin Harris' "Blame" was the first ever song to break ten million streams in a week on Spotify. The record was set during the seven days of September 8 to September 14 2014.
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
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Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
The guy who brought us "Stacy's Mom" also wrote the Jane Lynch Emmy song and Stephen Colbert's Christmas songs.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
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