Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult wrote "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" after he was diagnosed with a heart condition and started thinking about his own mortality.
"Virginia" in "Only The Good Die Young" is named after a real girl Billy Joel was trying to impress.
"Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?" was written by Boy George about his relationship with Culture Club's drummer Jon Moss.
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.
Prince kept doves at his Paisley Park mansion. And yes, sometimes they did cry.
Van Halen's first #1 hit was "Jump," an unusual song for the band because the lead instrument was synthesizer, not guitar.
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett are just a few of the artists who have looked to Clark for insightful, intelligent songs.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
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