In the UK, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" returns to the chart every Halloween, a tradition started in 2007.
Taio Cruz throws his hands up "sometimes" in "Dynamite" because the song was originally written about surrender.
The first line of "Papa Was A Rollin' Stone" is "It was the 3rd of September," which is the day lead singer Dennis Edwards' father died.
AC/DC's "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" is titled after a phrase Roman gladiators said heading into battle: "We who are about to die salute you."
Lyrically, Elvis Costello's "Watching The Detectives" was inspired by American detective shows; musically, it was inspired by The Clash.
Liz Phair sang backup on Sheryl Crow's "Soak Up The Sun."
The flautist frontman talks about touring with Led Zeppelin, his contribution to "Hotel California", and how he may have done the first MTV Unplugged.
A big list of musical marriages and family relations ranging from the simple to the truly dysfunctional.
Rob Halford, Richie Faulkner and Glenn Tipton talk twin guitar harmonies and explain how they create songs in Judas Priest.
Genesis' key-man re-examines his solo career and the early days of music video.
"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."
A history of songs dealing with transgender issues, featuring Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Morrissey and Green Day.
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